• Collaboration in Career Services

Collaboration in Career Services: Leveraging Academic Partners

Central to the shift in how colleges and universities are addressing career development is greater connectivity and collaboration between stakeholders and offices on campus. At the University of Utah, Career Services is working in conjunction with academic partners and advisors to engage students in the career preparation process earlier and ultimately drive increased opportunities tied [...]

  • Millennial

2017 Millennial Survey: Career Services & Employer Relations Takeaways

Since 2011, Deloitte has conducted an annual millennial survey to help businesses gain an understanding of their workplace concerns and motivations. Findings prove beneficial for recruiters seeking to hire, develop and retain these talented professionals. And in diving further into 2017 research, it’s clear career services and employer relations professionals can use this data to [...]

  • Career Services

Addressing Openness, Gender Inclusivity in Career Services

Whether it’s implementing new technology, creating more opportunity through internal internship programs or establishing committed partnerships with employers, career services professionals are taking every initiative to best prepare students for satisfactory, fulfilling careers post graduation. As professionals continue to revolutionize career services best practices, the next step is making career services and recruiting more inclusive [...]

  • First-Year Mentoring

Retaining, Engaging & Mentoring First-Year Students

While institutions will largely focus on their admission process by investing in marketing strategies that will convince incoming students to enroll and attend, some of those efforts can fall short when colleges don’t also invest in the retention of their first-year students through mentoring or career services. In fact, as many as one in three [...]

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Career Services, Mentoring, Student Retention|Tags: , , |
  • Employer Engagement

MPACE 2016: Career Services & Employer Engagement ROI

At the recent 2016 MPACE Annual Conference in Denver, Linda LaTendresse of University of California Riverside, Stephanie Reyes of California State University Fullerton and Suzanne Helbig of University of California Irvine joined to present “Strategies to Increase Your Employer Engagement ROI from a Career Center’s Perspective.” The trio discussed efforts to create accountability and results [...]

  • Webinar

Webinar: Merging Alumni Relations & Career Services

https://www.youtube.com/embed/z2jrbD-VZN4 For decades, Career Services and Alumni Relations have operated as sole entities in order to increase placement, career readiness, alumni engagement and donations. But in the past five years, colleges and universities are leveraging the mutual interest between students and alumni to connect these offices and drive higher engagement and outcomes. In CampusTap's latest [...]

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Alumni Relations, Career Services, Webinar|Tags: , , |
  • Alumni Career Coaching

FIU’s Maria Tomaino’s Alumni Career Coaching Method

Florida International University (FIU) Associate Director of Alumni Career Development Maria Tomaino holds the responsibility of educating and empowering a 215,000 alumni population through a myriad of decisions they face regarding their job-search strategy and overall alumni career coaching approach. In leading alumni career services efforts at the fourth-largest institution in the country, Tomaino focuses [...]

  • Alumni Volunteering

Connecting Alumni Volunteering to the Career Mission

After largely operating as sole entities, in the past five years career services and alumni relations professionals are integrating their offices to increase placement, career readiness, alumni engagement and donations by creating alumni volunteering opportunities tied to the career narrative. CampusTap explored this early-stage development in the recently-released ebook, “Merging Alumni Relations & Career Services [...]

  • Career Development

How Data & Alignment Power Career Development at U of Rochester

The University of Rochester is heading into a pilot year aligning the Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center with alumni relations and advancement, but Joe Testani, assistant dean and executive director of the career and internship center, as well as Michelle Marks-Hook, assistant director of student/alumni engagement programs, have taken a systematic approach, using [...]

  • Purdue Career Planning Workshops

Embedding Career Planning Workshops at Purdue

Purdue University’s Center for Career Opportunities (CCO) has a proven track record of committing to career services excellence and implementing cutting-edge strategies such as career planning workshops to ensure it’s reaching that excellence. Whether it’s maximizing marketing and career development efforts through the structuring of an internal internship program or annually publishing the Career Planning [...]