Employability & Career Advancement Assistance

The Career Wellness Center will offer multiple avenues for facilitating aspects of career development and advancement. As the career trajectories of convention attendees are unique, the Center aims to provide scalable mechanisms of support for attendees. All of the assistance will occur within the Career Wellness Center. Our assistance opportunities will include the following:

Resume and CV Reviews

ACPA19 attendees will be able to bring their Resume or CV to Career Central to receive individual, in-person, real-time feedback from our team of Career Central volunteers. Students, professionals, and faculty of career experience levels are encouraged to take advantage of this service. While attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a printed copy of their resume or CV for review, electronic copies will also be accepted. CV and resume reviews will be conducted on a first come, first served basis during the following times:

  • Sunday, 03 March, from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Monday, 04 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 05 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Mock Interviews

ACPA19 attendees will be able to participate in an individual, in-person, mock interview with a Career Central volunteer. Undergraduate and Graduate students, professionals, and faculty of career experience levels are encouraged to take advantage of this service. Mock interviews will be conducted on a first come, first served basis during the following times:

  • Sunday, 03 March, from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Monday, 04 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 05 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Graduate Program Advising

The Commission for Professional Preparation will be offering individual graduate program advising throughout ACPA19. This service is designed to help attendees process the opportunities for further graduate education in the field of student affairs (either master’s or doctoral). A table will be staffed with graduate program faculty and is intended to offer program neutral advice on the graduate program search process for all Convention attendees. Graduate program advising will be available during the following times:

  • Monday, 04 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday, 05 March, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Employability Coaching

Employability Coaching is a systematic process in which you are partnered with a designated individual  to process and inspire you to maximize your personal and professional potential. Coaches honor you as the expert in your life and work. The Career Wellness Center will be piloting opportunities for convention attendees to experience employability coaching during the following times:

    • Monday, 04 March, from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    • Tuesday, 05 March, from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM