Industry Advisor, Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affairs

Washington D.C.
Apr 20, 2017
Aug 02, 2017
Full Time
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Industry Advisor for Government and Health/Science, Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affairs

Georgetown's Division of Student Affairs contributes to the establishment of a student-centered learning community that fosters educational and personal development and is dedicated to the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or care for self and others. The Cawley Career Education Center teaches students how to identify career opportunities that fit with their values, interests, personality, and skills. We empower students by providing resources designed to foster the development of career management skills that will serve them as competent professionals. We facilitate specialized programs and create relationships to connect students with employers and generate internship and full-time opportunities. The Cawley Career Education Center integrates the Jesuit tradition in its work with students by caring for and encouraging the development of the whole person.

The Industry Advisor for Government and Health/Science, or other career fields as assigned, develops and manages programs that enhance students' career exploration and connect students with employers in these fields.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides one-on-one, group, phone, and email advising services to students and alumni seeking to identify job and internship opportunities in assigned industries.
  • Communicates with relevant employer, faculty, alumni, and other contacts to be knowledgeable about job and internship opportunities and trends in assigned career fields.
  • Develops appropriate communication strategies and informational materials to inform students about opportunities and employment trends in these fields.
  • Participates in industry advisor meetings and conducts internal trainings for other staff members on trends in assigned industries and job search strategies.
  • Participates in same-day appointments to provide assistance to constituents representing all stages of the career development process.
  • Guides students on the effective use of Career Center resources in order to enhance students' understanding of the job market and to facilitate placement in full time and internship positions.
  • Engages in employer development for assigned industries to increase employer participation in key functions - for example, on-campus interviewing, job and internship postings, career fairs, presentations, and networking events.
  • Designs employer development strategies with the Associate Director for Employer Relations and other industry advisors to increase diversity of employers and industries available to students and alumni.
  • Visits employer sites to enhance relationships and learn about specific companies and work environments.
  • Maintains appropriate statistics for employer outreach and development.
  • Plans and implements additional career programs including industry weeks, niche career fairs, and networking events as assigned.
  • Leads employer outreach for the annual Government & Nonprofit Expo in coordination with the Manager of Career Programs & Operations.
  • Develops and implements strategies to recruit students, alumni, employers, and other professionals to participate in events.
  • Works with the Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications to publicize events to constituents.
  • Manages event logistics and vendor relationships.
  • Provides summaries of events to Associate Director for Employer Relations.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's degree preferred
  • 2 - 3 years of experience in a position that includes recruitment, career advising, higher education, program development, or related field
  • Knowledge of job search strategies in the government and/or health/science fields preferred
  • Highly organized with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A commitment to working with students, university professionals, and employers
  • Preference for knowledge of career development theories, recruitment strategies, and hiring trends

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EEO Statement:

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