3 Ways to Connect Students to Career Services Early and Often

3 Ways to Connect Students to Career Services Early and Often

April 6, 2018 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EDT

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Start planning programs and events that will engage students in career services more regularly.

The schools that are the most successful in professionally developing their students are those that engage students early and often.  In this webcast, you will learn about 3 initiatives that Loyola Marymount University has successfully employed to better serve their students:   industry-specific networking events, summer engagement, and off-campus career treks.  You will leave with practical advice on how to launch these initiatives at your own institution.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for career services departments who want to engage students more frequently but aren’t sure where to begin. You will leave with ideas on how students can get more out of your career services offerings.


In the webcast, Branden Grimmet will walk you through 4 keys to success for each of the following career services initiatives:

  1. Industry-specific networking events
  2. Summer engagement opportunities
  3. Off-campus career treks

Branden’s work in the field of career services has been widely featured in publications such as USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.  He’ll be ready to help you brainstorm how to overcome obstacles and engage key partners in order to ensure the success of these initiatives.


Branden Grimmett

Branden Grimmett

Associate Provost, Career and Professional Development
Loyola Marymount University

Branden joined Loyola Marymount University in June 2015. As Associate Provost, he leads the university's Career and Professional Development initiative and 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.

Questions About the Event?

Bridget Dattilo
Director of Online Training and Development

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