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2016 Conference Presentations

Wednesday, January 4, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Deb Dobbs
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This list does not constitute the full list of presentations, just the ones presenters sent in.


A Data-Based Approach to Developing Large Scale Customized Strategies for Experiential Learning

Presenter: Daniel Pascoe Aguilar, University of Oregon

Use design thinking to develop strategies for students' concrete preparation for the workforce; learn about a gamified tool designed for students career and professional success; preview data tracked and organized by co-curricular learning outcomes in UO Advantage.


Can We All Get Along: A Collaborative Hybrid Campus Career Center Model

Presenters: Susan Terry and Andy Rabitoy, University of Washington

Centralized or decentralized? How about neither. Over the last three years, UW has navigated the path of career center operational transformation, creating a unified and collaborative hybrid model. Learn new designs that remove traditional barriers and discover new possibilities for the future.


Celebrating Leaders of Color in Career Services - Stories & Strategies for Success

Presenter: Espie Santiago, Stanford University

As college enrollment continues to diversify, more racial and ethnic representation in career services will be crucial. Career Directors discuss how they succeeded in attaining their positions and strategies to advance our colleagues of color.


Data Overload - An Employer's Guide to Analytics!

Presenter: Dylan Schweitzer, Enterprise Holdings

Employers--learn what tools are available and how to effectively use data to create buy-in as it relates to talent acquisition agendas. Universities--learn how employers are using data analytics to decide their on campus recruitment strategies.


Disrupting our Ideas of Gender Norms: Inclusive Impacts for Career Services & Recruiting

Presenters: Kyle Inselman, University of Denver and Kelly Dries, University of Utah

Learn how career services and recruiting professionals can be inclusive at the intersections of gender and work. This innovative workshop will help professionals begin to explore the underpinnings of gender norms. 


Disrupting Perceptions: The Reality of Recruiting Through an Inclusion Lens

Presenters: Michelle Tillman and Richard Rathburn, University of California, San Diego

Do you belong to a campus that preaches diversity but you don't see it? Do you work for an organization that you wish had more efforts of recruiting minority populations? Help us disrupt the norm and talk about what's really happening.


Empower Your Peer Advisors to Go Beyond the Resume Critique

Presenters: Mary T Calhoun, Joe Nannini and Elizabeth Loun, University of Nevada, Reno

Get hands-on practice with four key principles of peer mentoring and learn how to train peer advisors in method as well as content. Get new insights and tools for setting up a high quality peer mentoring program.


Everything You Know About On Campus Branding is Wrong

Presenters: Summer Shaffer and Deborah Yeung, Colorado State University

Learn how to develop a brand presence on campus: five simple, yet innovative, strategies to discover your brand, create your voice and make an impact on today's students.


Innovate the Interview

Presenter: Katie McConnell, Gallina LLP

What does an effective interview look like? What kinds of questions are you asking and are they delivering the information you need? Are you utilizing the interview to source useful market information from your candidate? Learn how to maximize your efforts and shake up the "norms."


Innovating to Deliver Career Readiness at Scale

Presenters: Katherine Connor, Kristen Freany and Sarh Rosenbaum, University of Colorado Boulder

The Leeds School recently implemented an innovative model to deliver career preparation and exploration to 1st and 2nd year students which dramatically increased appointments and participation. Learn how to increase student satisfaction and confidence in pursuing career goals.


Is Career Services Ready for the Shark Tank Experience

Presenters: Robert Goodman & Brian O'Bruba, University of California Merced

This presentation seeks to "lower the walls" to the entrepreneurial market place and have university career centers lead the way in assisting students to grow their entrepreneurial potential.


Strategies to Increase Your Employer Engagement ROI from a Career Center's Perspective

Presenters: Suzanne Helbig, UC Irvine, Stephanie Reyes, CSU Fullerton and Linda LaTendresse, UC Riverside

Looking for an employer engagement model that will increase your career services' employer activity? What really defines an employer relationship versus a simple transaction? Learn three models that you can apply immediately and morph to fit your career services and campus profile. 


Success Through People: Achieving Goals Through Strategic Relationship Building

Presenter: Bert Rivera, City Year

Don't feel pressured to decide between your goals and the people you work with. Learn mindful approaches and strategies to building strong relationships. Learn to create, build and expand relationships to allow both your goals and their goals to be achieved.


Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! Improving Communities Among Career Services, Students, Employers and Faculty

Presenters: Eric Bloomquist, Emily McCoy Marley and Kelly Dries, University of Utah

Struggling to foster connections among your career center, employers, and academic partners? Learn how to leverage academic departments to boost student and employer engagement; bring students to the door, employers into the classroom, and earn buy-in across campus.


The Curiosity Project

Presenter: Michael Hampton, Linfield College

The project emphasizes intellectual curiosity as an important component in a Liberal Arts & Sciences student's career exploration process. Learn how to integrate intellectual career curiosity methodology into your practice.


What Drives Job Satisfaction in New Graduates/Entry-Level Employees?

Presenter: Max Wartel, Grad Leaders

Data gathered with the Outcomes Survey was used to examine factors such as income, GPA, job-search timing, geographic area of job search, experiential learning, relationship to major, and relationship to career goals in determining job satisfaction in graduates. Learn results and practical applications.


"You Heard it Here First" A Student Veterans Panel

 Presenters: Rex Laceby, University of Colorado Boulder, and Kristyn Emmer, Colorado State University

Hear experiences from a panel of student veterans on what today's student veterans face and the obstacles involved as they transition from active service, navigate their way through college, and look for a career in the civilian world.

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