Presentation on theme: "Career Management Center The Career Management Advisors are job search tactical specialists with general knowledge of all industries that typically hire."— Presentation transcript:
Career Management Center The Career Management Advisors are job search tactical specialists with general knowledge of all industries that typically hire MBAs. Advisors serve as resources throughout students’ time at Columbia Business School, and help students: Assess the feasibility of their desire to enter industries/functions, Develop a plan to effectively manage their career goals Build and refine job search tools including Identify industry-specific people and resources that can positively impact progress toward their goals Advisors
2 Michael Malone, Director, Career Education & Advising ● Professional function - Advise students on topics including self-assessment, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job offers and compensation negotiation, business communication. Advise on work/life blend, networking and network development/management, out-of-market job search tactics. ● CBS Club liaison affiliations - BBSA, CIMA, Energy, GMA, Green Business Club, MCA, MIBA, Sports Business Association ● Experience - Over 16 years leading teams and advising students at diverse institutions including Columbia University, UC Berkeley, American University, University of Pennsylvania, Stevens Institute of Technology & Brookdale Community College. Spent over 3 years with IBM as Marketplace Analyst. ● Education - M.S. Ed., University of Pennsylvania; BA, Fordham University ● Interests and activities – Moderator, Forté Foundation panels on Investment Banking and Investment Management ( ); Alumni Board of Directors member, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania ( ), Regis High School Alumni Association member/guest speaker ● Awards – Robert W. Lear award, commitment to students, Columbia Business School (2008); Outstanding Service to Student Athletes, Columbia Wrestling, Columbia University (2002); Outstanding Advisor, Residence Hall Association, UC Berkeley (2000)
3 Thomas Monaco, Director, International Student Advising and Corporate Outreach Tom counsels international students on issues related to career development and works with international corporations to help them develop effective MBA-focused recruitment strategies. He is the primary CMC liaison to the PEVC Club, the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB), and the international student clubs. Prior to joining Columbia Business School in 1996 Tom worked in accounting and financial services at Ernst & Young and at Bear Stearns Mortgage Capital Corporation. In 2006 he went abroad to work in international development in East Africa as a microfinance volunteer and then as Tanzania Country Manager for MondoChallenge, a UK-based NGO. He lived and worked in Prague, Czech Republic teaching ESL to corporate clients in 2007 before returning to New York to become the Director of Career Services at Fordham’s Graduate School of Business. He was also an Adjunct Professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business before returning to Columbia Business School in September, Tom holds a BS in Accounting from Villanova University and an MS in Higher Education Administration from The Ohio State University.
4 Laurie Boockvar, Associate Director, Career Education & Advising Laurie has worked in the Career Management Center at CBS for the past 12 years. As a member of the CEA team, she specializes in the core job search skills such as self-assessment, networking, resume and cover letter development, interview preparation and managing the job search process. In addition, Laurie is a liaison to the Columbia Finance Association and Real Estate Association. Prior to joining Columbia Business School, Laurie spent 4 years in a career development capacity in both academia and industry and served as an adjunct instructor at NYU’s Center for Career, Education and Life Planning and in the Adult Degree Studies Division. Laurie has an MA in Counseling from NYU and a BA in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
5 Brad Aspel, Associate Director, Career Education & Advising Brad counsels MBA students on all phases of their job search and issues related to career development including self-assessment, networking, resume and cover letter development, interview preparation and managing the job search process. Brad is also a CMC liaison to the Management Consulting Association (MCA). Brad is a graduate of Columbia Business School (2006), was a summer associate at McKinsey & Company in 2005, and worked as a consultant for McKinsey full-time from Brad has also worked as a consultant for Delphinity, as well as performed outside consulting services for Sony/BMG and Sesame Workshop. Brad earned his BA from Amherst College after which he worked in Media & Entertainment prior to coming to Columbia for his MBA.
6 Alana Waisbrot, Assistant Director, Career Education & Advising Alana advises first and second year MBAs on a full range of career management strategies and skills. She is a CMC liaison to the Columbia Finance Association, CIMA, CWIB, IBC, REA and Sales & Trading Clubs. Before joining Columbia, Alana was an Industry Relationship Manager in the Career Management Center at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. In this position, she managed the school's recruiting relationships with financial services, real estate and non-profit firms and oversaw the on-campus recruiting program in these areas. Prior to her work in higher education, Alana was a Campus Recruiter for the Capital Markets Analyst program at Lehman Brothers and a Human Resources Representative for Citigroup's Global Banking Division. Alana holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and is currently completing her Ed.M. in Psychological Counseling at Columbia’s Teachers College.