Presentation on theme: "Alumni Career Services Alumni Association Club Leadership."— Presentation transcript:
Alumni Career Services Alumni Association Club Leadership
The UK Alumni Association presently offers alumni career services to university alumni and association members. Career Services are available in person, by phone, through e-mail and via Skype. Services include various programs and events, as well as individual counseling with a professional alumni career counselor. Alumni Career Services
One complementary individual consultation with an alumni career counselor is available for all UK Alumni per year. * Beginning July 1, 2012, ACS will be provided exclusively for Alumni Association members. UK Alumni Association members are entitled to 4 sessions per year.
Association Member Benefit Alumni Career Services is a great UK Alumni Association member benefit! ACS offered exclusively for members. Up to 4 complimentary sessions per year, including career assessments and interpretation.
Career Counselors Assist With: Updating a resume Preparing for an interview Job Search Strategies Career assessments (Strong Interest Inventory, Myers- Briggs Type Indicator) Identifying marketable skills Exploring career fields Researching employers Career Management & Professional Development
ACS Webinar Series Connecting ACS to alumni remotely Present at least 2 webinars each month
Spring 2012 Teleconference Series Friday, January 20 - Getting LinkedIn (12-1:00p) Thursday, February 02 - Career Chat - Q & A (12-1:00p) Friday, February 17 - Brushing Up On Your Interview Skills (12-1:00p) Thursday, March 01 - Finding Your Calling (12-1:00p) Friday, March 16 - Job Search Strategies for the New Economy (12-1:00p) Thursday, April 05 - Considering a Career Change? (12-1:00p) Tuesday, April 17 - Getting LinkedIn (8-9:00p) Friday, April 20 - The Latest Resume Trends (12-1:00p) Thursday, May 03 - Engage Your Boss in Your Career Development (12-1:00p) Friday, May 18 - How to Network Like a Pro (12-1:00p)
ACS Outreach ACS goes on the road! In-Person appointments and evening events in: Louisville Northern KY and Cincinnati
ACS Events Career Assessment Workshops Alumni learn about the career decision-making process and what they need in a career to be more satisfied. Results from the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator will be interpreted to help with the process. Individual and interactive group exercises are used during the workshop. Alumni Networking Events Fall 2012, Barrel House Alumni Speed Networking Spring 2012, Pure Blue Networking. The owners shared a bit about their career paths, and the challenges and rewards of starting a small business in today's economy.
New This Year Alumni Career Spotlights Youre Doing What with Your Major? Career Relaunch: Workshop for Women A soul-searching career exploration group to help women find career focus, direction, new ideas, and confidence to relaunch their career. (30 participants, class filled with waitlist) I was stuck getting started on positive activities that would help in my career advancement plan. This workshop has given me concrete steps to take. It has opened my mind to several avenues that I can pursue. I feel like I have more tools to move forward. The workshop gave me more self-knowledge which will help me focus my job search and more self-confidence and motivation.
CareerCat Blog A blog to assist University of Kentucky Alumni in their job search and professional development efforts 24/7. Features job search and professional development tips. http://careercat.blogspot.com/ New *** Youre Doing What With Your Major *** Alumni Career Spotlight
ACS Stats. 2011-2012 Career Counseling (July 2011-May 2012) Email: 1,923 Telephone: 238 In-person: 342 Total: 2,503 alumni and members Teleconference Series participants: 225 Outreach Career Counseling: 36 (Louisville & N KY) Career Attribute in Alumni database: 2,000 ACS website views from July 2011-May 2012: 6,749
ACS Outreach & Marketing Alumnus Magazine Article Wildcat Ten Young Alumni Newsletter Article E-newsletter (Career Connection) CareerCat Blog Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
ACS Social Media careercatblogspot.com @ukcareercat Official University of Kentucky Alumni LI Group
Alumni Appreciate ACS You are giving people a huge gift at a time they need it. Again, thank you so much. I am very excited about the terrific benefits that the Alumni Association makes available to us UK Alumni! Thank you for this great service. As a recent graduate who is about to be unemployed in less than a month, I really appreciate it! Thank you so much for all of your help! I already feel so much more confident and empowered!
ACS Career Counselors Kelly Allgeier, MA, NCC, BCC firstname.lastname@example.org MA in Mental Health Counseling National Certified Counselor (NCC) Board Certified Coach (BCC) Caroline Francis, Ed.S, NCCC, MCC, BCC email@example.com National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC) Master Career Counselor (MCC) Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor (GCDF) Board Certified Coach (BCC) www.ukalumni.net/career 888-9-UKCATS (852287)