Learn the fundamental skill-sets required of a career services counselor and how to apply them to your practice.
Guide your own learning at this day-and-a-half bootcamp to focus on the most important aspects of your job. This training will begin by focusing on the current state of career services in higher education and the various organizational models used to accomplish the work. Once you have a foundation of current best practices in career services, you will have the opportunity to attend four out of five concurrent and focused sessions listed below. Leaders in career services charged with training new CS professionals will also have the opportunity to attend a “trainer-of-trainer” session.
After participating in this training you will have the foundational skills required for success in career services along with the knowledge for how to apply them to you work.
Five Skillsets Needed in Career Services
Who Should Attend
This program is designed to improve the essential skills needed by career services professionals. As such, we recommend this training for those who are:
- New to career services (2 years or less)
- Considering a career in career services
- In need of ideas for their own CS training program
- Leading CS departments and want to develop their staff
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Branden joined Loyola Marymount University as associate provost in June 2015, where he leads the university's Career and Professional Development initiative. In this role he oversees the office responsible for successfully launching 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students into their professional careers. Over 95% of LMU graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or pursuing post-graduate service or military within six months of graduation.
Before joining LMU, Branden held similar leadership roles in career services at St. Olaf College, Tufts University, and Harvard University. His work in the field of career services has been featured in USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the Education Advisory Board, and the book Will College Pay Off? by Peter Cappelli of the Wharton School of Business.
Lisa has worked at the University of Colorado for almost eight years with a focus on employer relations and internship program development. Prior to working for the university, Lisa was a recruiter and internship program manager for multiple for-profit organizations. Her experience on the corporate side brings a unique perspective to university recruiting because she knows how to link employers’ wants to student and alumni needs.
Jon is the Director of the Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University. He is a frequent writer, presenter, and trainer on career development theory, data analytics, and learning outcome assessments in career services, presenting at national and state conferences, as well as invited trainings at college career centers. His work is published in peer-reviewed and national association journals.
Jon has overseen and implemented marketing, branding, career theory, assessment and programmatic changes across multiple institutions. Prior to joining Brandeis Jon worked in career centers at the University of Colorado Boulder, University of Florida, and Northwestern University.
Purchase the conference binder, which includes all presentation slides, worksheets, action plans, and additional resources.
Note: Conference attendees do not need to purchase materials separately.
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Elizabeth Ross Hubbell
Program Manager, Academic Impressions