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Career Services Advisors instruct clients on how to obtain a job and are usually hired by colleges, community centers, and charities. Common tasks listed on a Career Services Advisor example resume are identifying client skills, making recommendations to improve hiring potential, helping clients to prepare resumes and job applications, and connecting clients to job opportunities. The ideal candidate for this role should focus in his or her resume on skills such as counseling expertise, maturity in attitude, knowledge of current job market trends, networking, teamwork, and computer competences. Any degree discipline is accepted for entry into this profession.

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Senior Career Services Advisor

Provided comprehensive career advice and educational resources to mid-career professionals at prominent, for-profit online university of 50,000+ students worldwide. Coached and educated thousands of students using a variety of methods and mediums, including one-on-one phone appointments, career management workshops and webinars, asynchronous video modules, and website resources.

  • Served as webinar project lead for dozens of large-scale collaborative career webinars including a Doctoral Webinar Series. Coordinated and collaborated with faculty, students and alumni to plan, promote, and execute webinars.
  • Managed OptimalResume career document management system with over 15,000 users. Created customized resumes, CVs, cover letters, and eportfolios for Walden-specific programs.
  • Developed unique content, coordinated and facilitated 10 - 15 career webinars and career café sessions per year using GoToWebinar.
  • Recipient of center-wide Teamwork Award for demonstrating exemplary teamwork, dedication and collaboration.
  • Created content for and delivered dozens of face-to-face career workshops and presentations to groups of 5 to 200 doctoral students at academic residencies around the country.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
MA
Management
2

Career Services Advisor

  • Advised students and graduates on career development strategies, industry trends, job search methods, resume preparation, and interviewing techniques, as well as internship and employment opportunities.
  • Conducted individual and group career advising sessions providing ongoing feedback to students with respect to individual job search skills, personal marketing, and self-promotion methods.
  • Established and maintained long-term partnerships with local and national businesses.
  • Developed, tracked, and maintained detailed employment information and files on students and graduates required for internal and external audits.
  • Served as the liaison and encouraged collaboration between students and various departments to ensure a smooth transition from school to workforce.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Sociology/ Psychology
3

Career Services Advisor

Work with an assigned portfolio of students, externs and graduates to provide coaching and feedback to improve successful placements outcomes. Meet the school's placement objectives in an accurate and ethical manner.

  • Manages relationships with faculty to obtain feedback on students' strengths and needs; provided on-going coaching throughout program to ensure positive outcomes at graduation.
  • Develop relationship with students and graduates, ability to demonstrate flexibility in establishing touch points, ability to motivate students to continue to improve skills, and prepare student for externship participation.
  • Schedule and teach Inspire! Training program. Able to teach and facilitate orientation and professionalism sessions for student development.
  • Effectively uses time to balance student meetings with Departmental requirements. Resourceful in problem solving to achieve results.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
4

Career Services Advisor

  • Conducted resume and interview workshops
  • Exceeded State Board goals for placement
  • Increased current student retention through coaching
  • Organized Career Fairs with local businesses
  • Kept detailed and accurate records for current students and graduates
  • Communicated daily with current students and graduates to help meet graduation requirements, licensing requirements and to find a fitting position in the beauty industry
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Theater And Psychology
BA
Psychology
5

Career Services Advisor

  • Meet the employment and salary goals of graduates assigned. Develop employment opportunities for graduates through various and well established techniques. Maintain detailed employment information and file maintenance on graduates. Effectively communicate with team members, supervisors, and committee members to obtain the information needed for effective and meaningful publications
  • Works closely with the Professional Development Instructors and Director of Career Services to contribute to course content and coach graduates and students on career search strategies, personal marketing, interview skills, self-promotion methods and materials.
  • Schedules, conducts, and documents an exit interview with each pending graduate assigned. Maintains a partnership between graduate and the Career Services Center in order to successful assist graduate in finding employment within six months after graduation. Serves as advocate for students/graduates in the job search process, including salary negotiation. Develop, track, report and document graduate employment program, graduate files of employment, and success stories.
  • Plans and conducts marketing calls and direct mail marketing follow-up with possible employers. Educates employers on curriculum and competitive compensation. Plans and conducts employer visits and on-campus recruiting. Actively and routinely seeks employer feedback and researches industry trends. Shares this information when appropriate within the school to aid in the development/enhancement of curriculum and successful outcomes for graduates.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Media Arts
6

Career Services Advisor

  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with current students to determine job interests, feedback on their resume and participate in mock interviews
  • Conduct presentations to students on Portfolio presentation, Dress for Success, Social Media Presence, Resume Building, and Preparing for the Interview
  • Develop career opportunities and job orders for graduates
  • Responsible for meeting and exceeding the placement rate standards of accrediting bodies
  • Reach out to employers and build relationships and generate job leads
  • Follow-up with employers after graduates interview
  • Invite employers to campus career fairs
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Business Management And Microcomputer Applications
BS
Business Administration
7

Career Services Advisor

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive 12 week job readiness and retention training program for clients 18-26 receiving New York State benefits
  • Provide individualized career counseling, advising, soft skill development, and employment opportunities for clients
  • Assist clients in determining internship placements through the Work Experience Program, based on career interests
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing
MBA
Master of Business Administration
8

Career Services Advisor

  • Advise current students on how to prepare for a career after graduation with job interview skills, resume building, website development, networking skills and job search strategies
  • Coach recent graduates of the program on how to create relationships and build their network of clientele
  • Implement and conduct Interview Workshops for current students and recent graduates
  • Plan and oversee trade shows, make-up shows and events
  • Connect with leading make-up artists in the industry to hold speaking events on campus
  • Coordinate and arrange speaking events, hiring events and demos with employers and industry professionals
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Communications And Media Studies
MA
Communication Studies
9

Career Services Advisor

Assists graduates with job placement.

  • Participates in student orientation sessions/ job readiness workshops as assigned.
  • Assists with the arrangement/promotion of career fairs and similar events or activities.
  • Assists students with résumé and cover letter preparation and with interviewing techniques as requested.
  • Develops strategies and processes to assure students successfully complete task.
  • Conducts site visits per guidelines
  • Maintains and updates department files• Builds and maintains relationships with employers in Automotive Technology, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating Technology, Technology & Skilled Trades and Culinary.
  • Identifies graduates with job search challenges and strategizes to formulate success plans
  • Assists the Director of Career Services as needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
10

Career Services Advisor

  • Schedules, conducts, and documents an exit interview with each pending graduate assigned. Maintains a partnership between graduate and the Career Services Center in order to successful assist graduate in finding employment within six months after graduation. Serves as advocate for students/graduates in the job search process, including salary negotiation. Develop, track, report and document graduate employment program, graduate files of employment, and success stories.
  • Plans and conducts marketing calls and direct mail marketing follow-up with possible employers. Educates employers on curriculum and competitive compensation. Plans and conducts employer visits and on-campus recruiting. Actively and routinely seeks employer feedback and researches industry trends. Shares this information when appropriate within the school to aid in the development/enhancement of curriculum and successful outcomes for graduates.
  • Works closely with the Professional Development Instructors and Director of Career Services to contribute to course content and coach graduates and students on career search strategies, personal marketing, interview skills, self-promotion methods and materials.
  • Develops partnership with Student Employment Advisor to maximize field-related opportunities for students as well as with Alumni Coordinator to maximize opportunities for graduates and industry networking
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marketing
MA
Education Administration
Marketing Education

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