You are in a unique position to help students understand the importance of learning more about themselves and the working world outside of the classroom. Employers are looking for candidates who take initiative, who can plan, organize, and prioritize, and who have skills in leadership, teamwork, communication, decision-making and problem-solving.
The Office of Career and Professional Development is here to collaborate and provide you with information, programming, and resources to assist you with offering students opportunities to apply their classroom learning to the real world. Please support your students' holistic development, and encourage them to…
You too can get involved with Career Development. Perhaps you can provide students with information relating to a profession they are interested in.
Faculty Guide to Ethical and Legal Standards in Student Hiring
Students aren’t the only one interested in their success; their accomplishments are also very important to the college. Staff members in career services, admissions, development, alumni relations, and you, the faculty, have a direct investment in their achievement. The role you play in the employment process complements the role played by career services. Occasionally, however, helping students in their job searches can result in unanticipated illegal or unethical actions. Click here to download a copy of this article in PDF format.
Request a Workshop or Presentation
Take advantage of having a career development professional come and speak to your class regarding a variety of career-related topics. Some examples include:
Contact the office of Career and Professional Development, at (484) 323-3501 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in having a staff member present in your class.