Advise Trott Business Program students and additional business-focused students, providing coaching on career exploration and strategies to attain meaningful internships, full-time roles, and graduate school opportunities.
Use industry and company knowledge to provide targeted, outcomes-driven guidance and support. Provide general career counseling to assigned 1st-year students, including assisting students with professional resumes, general career guidance and industry exploration discussions, and strategies to secure summer plans.Â
Plan, design and execute workshops and employer site visits (virtual or on-site as relevant).Â Leverage virtual technology to provide innovative programs and foster student engagement and satisfaction.
Support weekly Careers in Business communications promoting workshops, events, and job opportunities.
Manage and administer treks to domestic and international business centers (virtual or on-site as relevant).Â This includes (but not limited to) connecting with firms and alumni and developing the trek schedule and logistics.
Manage and maintain efficient methods to track student data, quantify student engagement, and report on student outcomes.
Provide support as necessary for data management and analytics, correspondence and reporting to senior leadership and other constituents, presentations, and additional projects as assigned.Â
Collaborate with the Employer Relations and Development portfolio managers to develop relationships with employers that lead to on campus recruiting for both internships and full-time opportunities
Manage or provide support to additional Career Advancement initiatives as assigned, including events and career fairs
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Services communications materials.
Performs other related work as needed
Master's degree or a comparable advanced degree
Minimum of three years of professional experience working in a finance, consulting, marketing and/or a corporate setting required, especially in investment banking, asset management or corporate finance.
Minimum intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience utilizing Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or other digital platform for meetings and events.
Basic financial modeling and budgetary experience.
Expertise in counseling, program development, or a related area.
Knowledge of career development theory and strong coaching or counseling skills.
Deep commitment to customer service, strong interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism when interacting with internal and external clients.
Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and work successfully and positively in a fast-paced environment.
Experience working with college-aged students and/or new recent college graduates; experience developing and managing an internship program
Expertise in program development, or a related area.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse constituencies.
Strong coaching or counseling skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills; strong interpersonal, quantitative, and networking skills.
Experience developing and delivering presentations, and ability to communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, and alumni.
Ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of constituents, including employers and external partners like alumni and parents, students, faculty, staff, and senior leadership .
Outcomes-driven and action-oriented attitude, ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
Problem solving and reasoning, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to work evening hours and weekends on an occasional basis (generally 1-2 days per month).
Willingness and ability to travel (generally two or three times per year)
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