Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.
The Career Counselor for Graduating Students and Recent Alumni is the primary contact for graduating students and recent alumni. The focus is to provide career service resources that would enable students to translate personal, academic, and co-op experiences into meaningful career options upon graduation. This role provides support beyond Drexel to recent alumni in career transitions.
Student Advising & Programming
Manage the transition of seniors to Handshake and career services; lead programming to promote available career resources for graduating students.
Develop, coordinate, and conduct workshops and individual sessions on job search strategies, resume writing, salary negotiations, interviewing, etc.
Maintain consistent communication with seniors and collaborate with EMSS marketing team to inform students of services, career fairs, information sessions workshops and other activities designed to prepare for transition after graduation.
Provide assistance to students seeking graduate school information and refer students to career advisors for career assessments (MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory).
Collect, review, and analyze senior data to implement changes to better serve students.
Coordinate meetings with faculty, student organizations, and department representatives regarding services available for graduating students (Student Services and Drexel's Senior Year Experience Program) and make recommendations to improve programming.
Collaborate with Librarian of Undergraduate Learning to review Career Library Guides, develop new topics and share resources with Steinbright staff.
Provide support for on-campus recruiting and employer related events.
Contribute to Steinbright events such as career fairs, COOP 101 mock interviews, Welcome Week, committees, etc.
Review and approve jobs in Handshake on as needed basis.