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Beth Throne, J.D.

In 2011, Beth returned to Franklin & Marshall College (F&M), her alma mater, charged with reenvisioning the way the college prepares students for life, and not just work, after college. This challenge resulted in the creation of F&M’s Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development (OSPGD). Launched in 2012, OSPGD absorbed F&M’s Career Services office, along with its Health, Legal and Engineering Professions Advising systems, created an Alumni Advising and Development division to support alumni well beyond graduation, and adopted the broader mission of preparing students and graduates for lives of meaning and success during and well after college. Beth currently leads OSPGD, which engages students beginning in their first year with programs on financial literacy, public speaking, and networking, and continues to support them through and beyond their time at F&M with career advisement and professional development no matter their industry of choice.

Prior to returning to F&M, Beth practiced law for several years with Fox Rothschild LLP, handling commercial, employment and construction litigation matters. Beth’s legal career was preceded by a career with Randstad North America, an international personnel placement firm, where she worked her way up from the role of recruiter to the position of market recruiting manager. While at Randstad, Beth taught career-skills and job-training seminars for workforce development programs, created a training division that provided employment counseling to people looking to make career transitions, and trained the company’s Pennsylvania staff on candidate recruitment, placement and retention practices.