Utilizes first-hand knowledge and skills gained from recent industry experience to successfully counsel and advise students interested in pursuing careers in business, finance, and data science.
Assists students with professional resumes/cover letters, graduate school applications, general career guidance and industry exploration discussions.Â
Leads identification of and conducts outreach with employers in public, private, and non-profit sectors for both internships and full-time opportunities.
Supports program curriculum design and execution and internship placement for students from underresourced and underrepresented backgrounds interested in corporate and financial services careers including identifying opportunities that position them competitivity in their career development.
Leads cohort-based programs supporting students interested in a broad range of industries including data science, STEM, innovation, quantitative finance, business, and entrepreneurship.Â
Identifies key industry competency requirements and creates internship opportunities for students to gain experience and develop technical skills, including but not limited to internships in nonprofit endowment and investment offices.Â
Represents Career Advancement on calls with program donors and contributors, presents updates, writes memos, executes on strategies and goals that support student career preparation and outcomes
Fosters relationships with employer partners, including managing and tracking an employer portfolio to create incremental job and internship opportunities and expand Universityâ™s geographic footprint and impact.Â
Helps track internship and program budget allocations and performs audits.
Plans, designs and supports the execution of new data science- and business-focused workshops, competitions, and other programming.
Manages and administers student-employer engagement opportunities. This involves connecting with employers and alumni, designing and marketing the event, and overseeing the scheduling and logistics.
Maintains efficient methods to track student data, quantify student engagement, and report on student outcomes as needed.
Develops and maintains relationships with campus partners as well as with a variety of Registered Student Organizations (RSOs).
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Advancement communications materials.
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Performs other related work as needed. Â
Experience working in quantitative data science, business, or finance strongly preferred
Experience working with college-aged students and/or recent college graduates
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
A demonstrated passion for supporting the success of students in their career development.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse constituencies.
Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with flexibility and adaptability.
Deep commitment to customer service, ability to prioritize and balance different work streams, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Strong coaching or counseling skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Strong interpersonal, quantitative, and networking skills.
Ability to communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, donors, and alumni.
Ability to work evening hours and weekends on an occasional basis.
Willingness and ability to travel (generally two or three times per year).
Cover Letter/Statement of Interest (required)
Professional references (required)
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