The Career Connection Center is open and our team is on-campus. Our Career Advisors are available for individual appointments in-person or via Bluejeans. Career Peers are available MWF from 12-3 for drop-in assistance. Feel free to stop by the office in Wooded Way anytime, from 8:30-4:30 M-F, and grab a free cup of coffee! You may also log into Handshake to schedule either virtual or in-person appointments.
If you have any questions, please contact the Stevenson Career Connection Center at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond as soon as we can.
No matter what professional goals a student may have, Stevenson's dedicated Career Advisors and Executives-in-Residence can assist with designing a custom career plan that fits the interests and skills of the individual. Our staff support students’ connection to career through career exploration and professional preparation.
Our advisors help you connect to your career through:
Our Career Peers are Stevenson students who are trained to extend the Career Connection Center's expertise to other students and our community. The Career Peers create another personalized touch point for students to receive feedback and support in a less formal, drop-in settting.
Our Career Peers are waiting to help you with:
During the Fall semester, Drop-In Hours will be conducted Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. No appointment necessary- stop by our office at Wooded Way!
During the semester, the Career Connection Center holds Career Chats to dive more deeply into career focused conversations. Join us on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4–5 p.m. for an informative session on one of the following topics!
Using Online Career Resources
Crafting Your Resume
BYOB (Build Your Own Brand)
Online Presences & Etiquette
Did I Choose the Right Major?
Mustang Career Mentors
What Employers Want
RSVP in Handshake for the BlueJeans link.
Our Executives in Residence program offers our students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with leaders from the workforce who provide unique insights into the working world. The Executives in Residence have the coaching and career skills to provide our students with expert knowledge on transitioning to the professional workforce in addition to cover letter and resume advice, interview skills through mock interviews, and networking skills.
Our current Executives in Residence, Gary Anderson and Michael Feldman, have expert knowledge and extensive resumes that make them bona fide teachers with real-world experience that provides students with unique insights into the working world.
Our Executives in Residence are available for career advising appointments by phone or using our video conferencing software, BlueJeans. Please log into Handshake to schedule an appointment.
Gary Anderson is a recently retired "market-facing leader and customer advocate of multi-billion dollar global B2B services provider" with a forty-year professional career. He is now a small business owner and embraces a philosophy of "continuous learning ... focused on team-building and talent development."
Your ability to work directly with our students and share your knowledge of the world of work and expectations of employers would bring immense value to their career-ready skills and boost their confidence in the interviewing process.
If you are interested in becoming one of our Executives in Residence, please contact the Career Connection Center at email@example.com. We ask for a time commitment of three to four hours per week based on your schedule. We are confident you will find the experience rewarding.
Provides career advising to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. Offers guidance on various career related topics such as resume and cover letter development, job and internship search strategies, interviewing skills, and networking. Presents career related workshops, assists with career fairs and other networking events, and helps coordinate career panels. Teaches Foundations of Career course and supervises graduate student interns. Serves as a liaison to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Design, School of Education, and the Honors Program in support of career exploration and professional preparation.
Advises students and alumni on career education and the job search process; providing guidance on developing and managing their professional brand. Facilitates connections to employers, networking events and career related workshops, while assisting with various career services programming. Serves as Career Advisor for students in the School of Business and Leadership, School of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Sciences, SUO online and the student-athlete population to support career exploration and professional preparation.
Coaches students on key career skills such as resume preparation, interview skills, researching prospective employers, and transitioning to the professional workforce. Retired National Sales Manager with over 30 years of sales and sales management experience in the Corporate and Legal high-end technology market. Experience spans both software and internet solutions. Expertise centers on "How to Win the interview" and get the job you want in any field.
Leads the Career Connection Center team to provide exceptional career education to our students. Advises students and alumni in all SU schools on career exploration and job search. Collaborates with faculty and staff across the university to support career development in the classroom and beyond. Manages all aspects of career services to ensure positive outcomes for our students and our employer partners.
Matthew Seiler '08
Assistant Director, Employer Relations & Communications
Develops and maintains relationships with employers to create professional opportunities for students. Coordinates and supports events, programs, and marketing in the Stevenson Career Connection Center. Assists with providing content for and the management of the department's social media. Collaborates with other campus organizations and departments to promote Connection to Career and career tools offered to students. Trains, works with and supervises student employees.
Coordinator, Career Information
Provides data and project management for the Career Connection team. Aggregates quantitative and qualitative data to analyze degree outcomes for recent graduates. Collaborates with stakeholders across campus to provide a comprehensive, detailed analysis of data to provide academic and marketing support. Assists with the administration of career management systems and supporting technology.