Due to the COVID-19 procedures implemented by Stevenson University, the Career Connections staff are working remotely. Career Advisors are available for career advising appointments by phone or using our video conferencing software, BlueJeans. We are not scheduling In-Person appointments through the end of the spring semester.
Please select either the Phone or Video option under Appointment Medium when scheduling your appointment in Handshake. If you have an In-Person appointment already scheduled you will be contacted on how to connect via Phone or Video Conference. 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 waiting to help you with:
Visit a Career Peer at:
Wooded Way, Room 100
Mon & Wed 1-4pm, Fri 1-3pm
Fall & Spring Semester only
During the semester our Career Advisors are also available for drop-in advising the following days and locations:
Alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4–5 p.m. come join us in the Career Connection Center for an informative session on one of the following topics and SNACKS!
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 as well as, cover letter and resume advice, interview skills through mock interviews, and networking skills.
Our current Executives in Residence, Gary Anderson, Jean Turner, and Michael Feldman, have expert knowledge and extensive resumes that make them bona fide teachers with all of the real world experience that provides students with unique insights into the working world.
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."
|Jean Turner is a retired "Director of Human Resources with extensive experience in all areas of Human Resources" and currently serves as the Director of the College Relations Committee of the Chesapeake Human Resources Association (CHRA).|
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 our Director of Operations, Cary Smedley at email@example.com. We ask for a time commitment of three to four hours per week based on your schedule and are confident you will find the experience rewarding.
Provides career advising to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. Offers guidance on resume and cover letter development, job and internship search strategies, networking, and other career-related areas. Presents workshops, assists with career fairs and other networking events, and helps coordinate career panels. Serves as a liaison to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Design, and School of Education 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.
Assists students with developing interview skills, creating resume and cover letters, job search strategies, and other career-related skills. Aides Career Advisors with workshops, career chats and classes, and other related projects.
Coaches students on key career skills such as interviewing, goal setting, how to research company information, and transitioning to the professional workforce. Recently retired as the market-facing leader and customer advocate of multi-billion dollar global B2B services provider after a forty-year professional career, now extending career experiences as a small business owner. Embraces a continuous learning philosophy focused on team-building and talent development. Educated locally at Towson University (undergraduate, BS Bus Admin/Finance) and Loyola University of Maryland (MS Finance). Drop-In, call our office at 443-352-4477 or log into Handshake to check availability and schedule an appointment. Available Tuesdays 2-4pm.
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. Drop-In, call our office at 443-352-4477 or log into Handshake to check availability and schedule an appointment. Available Mondays 1-3pm.
Coaches students on resume preparation, interviewing skills, researching prospective employers, and transitioning to the professional workforce. Provides insight into careers in the Human Resources profession. Retired Director of Human Resources with extensive experience in all areas of Human Resources. Currently serving as the liaison with Stevenson University on the College Relations Committee of the Chesapeake Human Resources Association (CHRA). Graduate of CCBC Essex and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Drop-In, call our office at 443-352-4477 or log into Handshake to check availability and schedule an appointment. Available Wednesdays 12-3:30pm.
Directs and manages the coordination of overall operations, collaborating with other units on campus in developing and staffing shared events. Advises students and alumni in all SU schools on career exploration and job search. Provides leadership in developing programming and processes informed by best practices in career services; provides leadership and direction to expand the Career Peer Advisor Program and provides career counseling to students who are deciding on a major field of study.
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.
Hugh Taylor '15
Provides technical support and leadership for the Stevenson Career Connection Center. Maintains and supports Handshake and the career services portal. Develops data driven analysis and reporting for key performance indicators of career services.