You have professional goals. We have the experience to get you there.
Our dedicated Career Advisors and Executives in Residence assist you in designing a custom career plan that fits your interests and skills. Whether you need a resume, are searching for a fulfilling career, or looking to freshen your interview skills, we are here to set you up for success. Sculpt your career path with us today - drop by our office in Wooded Way or schedule an appointment with us.
Our Career Peers are Stevenson students who are trained to extend the Career Connection Center's expertise to other students and our community.
Drop-In Hours: Connect with Career Peers Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. No appointment necessary- stop by our office at Wooded Way!
Our Career Peers help you with:
We come to you! Our Career Advisors are around campus to meet with you, no appointment necessary.
School of Business
Tuesdays, SOBL Room 400 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Kelly Fewster, Career Advisor
Schools of Design, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions, Sciences
Thursdays, MAC Learning Commons s326 from 10:00 - 11:30 am
Kelly Fewster, Career Advisor
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 4:00 - 5:00 pm for an informative session on one of the following topics:
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. Our Executives provide you with expert knowledge on cover letter and resume advice, interview skills, networking skills, and transitioning to the professional workforce.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We ask for a time commitment of three to four hours per week based on your schedule.
Matthew Seiler '08
Director, Career Connection Center
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.
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.
Laura Neitz Coleman
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.
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.