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
Founder and CEO
uConnect's Founder and CEO David Kozhuk will kick off the day.
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
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.
Using Labor Market Data to Provide 360 Support for Students
Chief Innovation Officer
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.
Introduction to uConnect
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.
The Importance of Informational Interviewing
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.
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
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.
Career Services Will Define the Next Big Boom in Enrollment
President, University Partners and Global Head, Learn-Work Innovation
“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.
Leading the Development of a Better World through our Preparation of the Next Generation of Leaders
Dr. Daniel Pascoe Aguilar
Associate Provost for Immersive Learning & Career Design
Career services professionals are at the center of preparing our next generation of leaders to succeed. The significant 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 outcomes for our students. In this session, Dr. Daniel Pascoe Aguilar will share strategies for leading at an institutional level - gaining buy-in, managing change, and building allies across an organization.
Launching Career Services for Alums to Increase Affinity, Engagement and Lifelong Learning
Director, Professional Development and Training
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.
Founder and CEO
David will close out the day.
Check out some highlights from our last Career Everywhere event!👇