calendarMarch 03, 2021 clock10:00am – 5:00pm markerVirtual 👩‍💻

A virtual event focused on scaling the impact of career services on the future of higher education and our next generation of leaders.
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Career Everywhere
Career Everywhere

Why Career Everywhere

87% of the global workforce struggles to find meaning in their work. The role of career services is not only critical to student success and institutional effectiveness, but to ensuring society as a whole  can realize its potential. Career Everywhere is designed to enable the modern career services professional to scale their impact and guide a new generation of leaders that is diverse, has purpose, and is ready to address the world’s most pressing, systemic challenges


Career Everywhere


10:00am ET

Opening Remarks

David Kozhuk

Founder and CEO

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uConnect's Founder and CEO David Kozhuk will kick off the day.  

10:30am ET

Integrating Student Services to Improve Campus Collaborations and the Student User Experience

Dr. Jennifer Griffin and Lisa Kastor

Leaders of Advising, Planning, and Experiential Learning

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Data has shown that institutions with integrated student supports demonstrate higher rates of retention and completion. In this session, Dr. Jennifer Griffin and Lisa Kastor will share how The College of Wooster integrated their student success and career services offices - the challenges they overcame, the successes they’ve seen, and what's to come. Lisa and Jenni will also share actionable advice for other institutions looking to integrate student support services.

11:30am ET

Using Labor Market Data to Provide 360 Support for Students

Rob Sentz

Chief Innovation Officer

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Labor market data has the power to help students make more informed and data-driven decisions about academic and career pathways. It can be used to support students while they’re on campus or learning from afar, and can be leveraged by a wide range of stakeholders including career services professionals, faculty, and parents and families to help advise students. Learn more about labor market data and how it can be used to improve advising for liberal arts students in this discussion with Rob Sentz, Chief Innovation Officer at Emsi.

12:30pm ET

Introduction to uConnect

Ryan Schwartz

Sales Director

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uConnect's mission is to encourage lifelong learning by empowering colleges and universities to integrate career planning into the campus culture and daily student experience. In this session, Ryan will provide a brief introduction to uConnect's virtual career center. 

12:45pm ET

The Importance of Informational Interviewing

Neilye Garrity


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The Informational Interview is often overlooked by students during major and career exploration. Candid Career's video platform is dedicated to making informational interviews more accessible to students since it is a key part of exploration. In this session, Candid Career Co-Founder Neilye Garrity will be providing an introduction to the video platform and the various ways video content can give students an edge in their job search. 

1:00pm ET

Expanding Capacity in Higher Education to Strengthen Diversity, Increase Institutional Sustainability, and Improve Society At Large

Dr. Yohuru Williams

Dean and McQuinn Distinguished Chair, College of Arts and Sciences

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Higher education has the opportunity to translate the necessary increase in online programming into greatly expanded access to education. As institutions work to strengthen their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion, bringing accessible, affordable, and high quality educational opportunities to those who have historically been excluded should be at the forefront of strategy.

2:00pm ET

Career Services Will Define the Next Big Boom in Enrollment

Brandon Busteed

President, University Partners and Global Head, Learn-Work Innovation

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Career services may be the most important yet underappreciated function in higher education,” wrote Brandon Busteed in his recent viral article for Forbes. In this session, Brandon will share how high-quality career services can unlock a new growth strategy for higher education enrollment.

3:00pm ET

Leading the Development of a Better Reality by Strategically Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders

Dr. Daniel Pascoe Aguilar

Associate Provost for Immersive Learning & Career Design

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Career services professionals are at the center of preparing our next generation of leaders to succeed and impact our communities and the world. The systemic disruption of this past year has created immense opportunity for career services professionals to become institution-wide leaders, bringing the entire campus community around career development in order to strengthen students' access, purpose, development and readiness. In this session, Dr. Daniel Pascoe Aguilar will share strategies for leading at an institutional level - envisioning systemic transformation, building allies across the organization, leading and managing change.

4:00pm ET

Launching Career Services for Alums to Increase Affinity, Engagement and Lifelong Learning

Sarah Seavey

Director, Professional Development and Training

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As an office of one, Sarah Seavey implemented customized and highly scalable career services for University of Miami’s 190,000 living alums. The model she used contributes to high-priority institutional goals including alumni engagement and enrollment in continuing education programs. In this session, Sarah will share strategies and best practices for implementing scalable career services for alums that contribute to the success of both alumni and the institution as a whole.

4:45pm ET

Closing Remarks

David Kozhuk

Founder and CEO

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David will close out the day. 

Check out some highlights from our last Career Everywhere event!👇