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Cal Poly Community,

Putting Student Success Fees to work, Career Services has transformed and expanded its services in order to help Cal Poly students achieve a lifetime of meaningful career success.  We are pleased to share some of the exciting new services and resources we will offer, beginning Fall 2014!

Freshman Focus Team

Designed to serve first-year students and their unique career development needs:  

Offers specialized career counselors who facilitate students’ self-awareness, career exploration and discovery of possibilities.  Provides targeted resources and support to help students increase confidence in their academic and career direction. 

Helps students develop and initiate an intentional plan to achieve academic, personal and career goals.   

This fall, our Freshman Focus Team will be part of Week of Welcome’s StrengthsQuest introduction, collaborate with the Mustang Success Center to deliver Major Change workshops during WOW and throughout the year and visit first-year seminars across the University. They will also play an active role in residence hall programming and offer intentional resources including a first-year counseling group for students still exploring their major! One-on-one appointments with this team will be available for all freshmen. 

For questions about our Freshman Focus Team, please contact Program Coordinator Amie Hammond.

College Specialist Team

Our traditional college-liaison model is stronger than ever:

Helps students confirm career direction and set their plans in motion.

Guides the search for internships, employment and graduate school opportunities.

Assists with all career related needs. 

This fall, our College Specialist Team will meet individually with sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students to help them with: career planning, internship and career employment job search (resumes, cover letters, mock interviews), graduate school preparation and more. College Specialist Team counselors will work with their academic colleges to provide specialized workshops in classes and academic clubs as well as targeted events. They will also partner with University Housing for programming in the Living Learning Program residence halls.

For questions about our College Specialist Team, please contact Program Coordinator Tammy Martin

Four Year Career Planning Guide

Based on what we believe are the most important career-related learning outcomes by year, this tool will guide students and advisors/counselors alike in the career management process. Starting with clarifying major and career direction and concluding with searching for that first post-Cal Poly opportunity, this guide will help students put their strengths and passions to work! Stay-tuned for news of the on-line Career Planning Guide launch coming soon!

FasTrak Career Counseling

Monday – Thursday, 1-4pm, Career Services, Building 124
Wednesdays, 4:10-7:00pm, Mustang Success Center, Building 52

Recognizing the success of many Advising Centers’ use of this appointment model, Career Services will now offer same-day counseling appointments to serve students’ immediate needs, help them take steps toward career-related goals such as resume writing or change of major, and make appropriate referrals to workshops, career development groups or follow-up appointments with a Career Counselor.

Extended Hours

Tuesdays, 4:10-7:00pm, Scheduled appointments and workshops, Career Services, Building 124
Wednesdays, 4:10-7:00pm, FasTrak Counseling, Mustang Success Center, Building 52

To provide evening hour access to Career Counseling, we will offer Extended Hour services during weeks 1-10 Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. Hours available for appointments and workshop delivery.

 

Monthly Report 2014-15

Career Services has been funded for four (4) student success fee initiatives:

  • SSF01: First Impact
  • SSF02: Increased Service Capacity
  • SSF03: Jobs
  • SSF04: More Jobs

The following report detail the outcomes, measures and deliverables for each initiative.

SSF01: FIRST IMPACT

Career Services has conceptualized an intentional, comprehensive career development plan to connect with first-year students to help clarify majors and career plans.  This will send students on a deliberate path towards academic achievement and success, supporting retention, improving graduation rates and reducing educational costs.

A.   4-YEAR CAREER DEVELOPMENT PLAN

SSF Outcome: Develop a 4-Year Career Development Plan to assist first-year students with planning co-curricular milestones and activities which take place throughout their college career.

Measure: Create an on-line 4-Year Career Development Plan that captures co-curricular milestones and activities students need to consider as a part of their overall educational experience.

SSF Deliverable:  Career Services will utilize the Summer Quarter to formalize and finalize a 4-Year Career Planning Guide.  Career Services will introduce an on-line plan later Fall Quarter and will introduce the guide to first-year students. 

B.   FIRST-YEAR STUDENT OUTREACH

SSF Outcome: Reach out to first-year students through orientation programs to introduce the career planning process of clarifying majors and career plans.

Measure: Connect with 80% of first-year students.

SSF Deliverable: Career Services collaborated with New Student Programs and the Mustang Success Center in offering StrengthsQuest. A career component was introduced to advise students on clarifying majors and career plans.  This included a survey to assess:

  • How clear students are on their majors and career plans
  • Do they want help with career counseling
  • Do they want to meet with a Career Counselor
  • Do they want resources and workshop information related to major choice and career direction.

Follow-up will be conducted on first-year students based on these survey results (over 4,000 surveys).  Those students who did not participate in WOW or did not respond will be contacted.  Career Services will begin tracking first-year student engagement using a KIOSK Module through Symplicity.  System will be implemented and fully on-line by the end of November.

Career Services offered four "change of major" workshops during WOW.  Attendance was optional.  However, more than 475 first-year students attended the workshops seeking major clarification.

The following chart will be utilized to measure results.

MEASURES

2014-15

ENGAGEMENT

ORIENTATION PROGRAM

Colleges

Total Students

# engaged

% engaged

CAFES

 

 

 

CAED

 

 

 

OCOB

 

 

 

CENG

 

 

 

CLA

 

 

 

COSAM

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

C.  CAREER DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES

SSF Outcome: Involve first-year students in multiple career development sessions, including 1-on-1, FasTrack, orientation classes, and groups.

Measure: Track students reached through outreach and career development sessions.

SSF Deliverable:  Career Services has created the Freshman Focus Team to work with first-year students.  Career Services will begin to track orientation courses and student participation in career development sessions after the KIOSK Module has been installed and implemented.  The following chart will be utilized to measure results

Measures

OUTREACH

2013-14

ORIENTATION COURSES

 

# Classes

# Groups

TOTAL

 

 

Measures

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

2013-14

1-on-1

FasTrack

101 Class

Groups

Total

Colleges

# Students

# Students

# Students

# Students

Students

CAFES

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAED

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCOB

 

 

 

 

 

 

CENG

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLA

 

 

 

 

 

 

COSAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSF02: INCREASED SERVICE CAPACITY

Career Services will increase service capacity through the hiring of an additional Career Counselor that will create a college-based model in which a Career Counselor is assigned to each of the academic colleges.  This will include offering extending evening hours.  Career Services will also implement a Career Portfolio platform to showcase academic and professional achievement.

A. COLLEGE-BASED COUNSELING MODEL

SSF Outcome: Support a college-based model in which a Career Specialist is assigned to each of the academic colleges in a liaison role, strengthening college-based partnerships and programming.

Measure: Career Specialist assignments

SSF Deliverable:  Career Services has established a College Specialist Team in which a Career Counselor has been assigned to each of the academic colleges.  The following chart shows the Career Counselor assignments to ech of the academic colleges.  Career Services also met with each of the College Dean's to report on the College Specialist Team and to promote continued collaboration and college-based programming.

COLLEGE

COLLEGE SPECIALIST

CAFES (Agriculture)

Amie Hammond

CAED (Architecture)

Seth Igarta

OCOB (Business)

Alexis Melville

CENG (Engineering)

Tammy Martin

CLA (Liberal Arts)

Laura Hunkler

COSAM (Science/Math)

Helen Pangb.

B.  COUNSELING APPOINTMENTS

SSF Outcome: Offer additional career counseling appointment opportunities, reducing the wait period to see a Career Counselor

Measure: 425 additional student appointments

SSF Deliverable:  Starting Fall Quarter, students will have a number of options for meeting a career counselor: FasTrack, 1-on-1, drop-in, and extended hours.  Increasing the capacity to serve students on a same-day basis will allow student needs to be assessed immediately.  In more complex cases, services will continue with a follow-up appointment and/or referral to related workshops/counseling groups.  For example, a student requiring assistance with a change of major can be registered to take an interest inventory immediately with a follow-up session on test interpretation, major selection and navigating the major change provided at subsequent times.

The following chart will be used to track student appointments (against a baseline average of counseling appointments from 2012-14).  At this point, the chart does not include FasTrak (same day appointments).  Those appointments will be added once the KIOSK Module has been implemented.

Month

CAFES

   Ag   

CAED

 Arch  

OCOB

 Bus

CENG

 Engr  

CLA

Lib Art

COSAM

Sci/M

MONTH

TOTAL

YTD

 TOTAL 

YTD

 GOAL  

INCR

BASELINE

Jul

8

3

7

13

11

10

52

52

64

-12

Aug

2

4

6

23

18

7

60

112

138

-26

Sep

12

3

35

38

33

15

143

255

309

-54

Oct

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

634

 

Nov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

942

 

Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1092

 

Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1412

 

Feb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1773

 

Mar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1990

 

Apr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2306

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2569

 

Jun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2711

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2711

 

BASE

22

17

48

746

62

32

255

 

GOAL

2711

C.  EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS

SSF Outcome: Offer extended office hours to meet with students.

Measure: Availability of extended office hours.

SSF Deliverable: Career Services will offer the extended office hours the beginning of Fall Quarter on Tuesday (4:30pm to 7:00pm).  Wednesday evening services will be offered in the Mustang Success Center. 

D.  CAREER PORTFOLIO PLAN

SSF Outcome: Identify and integrate an innovative career portfolio platform for students to document and showcase evidence of academic and professional achievement.

Measure: Develop and integrate through services an on-line Career Portfolio platform, targeting all students.

SSF Deliverable: Career Services will use the Summer and Fall Quarters to assess following portfolio plans: Portfolium, Pathbrite, Digication, Reflection, and Interfolio.  A product analysis report was completed on the Pathbrite platform assessing the values and benefits.  Launch planned for Winter Quarter.

SSF03: JOBS

Career Services will create job postings, job opportunities and on-line resources that can assist students with the job search process. 

A.  JOB POSTINGS

SSF Outcome: Career Services will provide students with timely access to electronic job postings, thus keeping pace with the growing number of electronic job postings. 

Measure: 20% increase in job postings for career, pre-career (co-op, internship, and summer), local part-time, and Work Study jobs.

SSF Deliverable: Career Services posted 2,120 jobs from July through August.  This represented a 108.0% increase in job postings compared to a baseline of average job postings for 2010-2012.  The following chart shows a breakdown of job posting types:

Month

Career

Pre-

Career

Local

   PT  

On-

Campus

Work

 Study

2013-14

  CUM

Baseline

CUM

CUM

Increase

Jul

 754

 136

179

20

0

1089

1089

443

245.8%

Aug

634

114

231

50

2

1031

2120

1019

108.0%

Sep

873

236

277

73

68

1527

3647

1880

94.0%

Oct

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2519

 

Nov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3125

 

Dec

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3604

 

Jan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4414

 

Feb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5158

 

Mar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6008

 

Apr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7018

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7968

 

Jun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8706

 

TOTAL

2261

486

   687

    143

70

3647

GOAL

10447

 

B.  EMERGING MARKETS

SSF Outcome: Career Services will research new emerging job markets, exposing students to and creating additional employment opportunities for students. 

Measure: Research and identify six new emerging job markets, distributing market information and soliciting/posting related jobs.

SSF Deliverable: Career Services has identified the following emerging markets.

  • Wellness – Career Services will be looking at the following sectors within wellness.  This may include technology (wearable devices, fitness applications); fitness (physical fitness, sports); and holistic wellness (alternative medicine, yoga, meditation).
  • Water – Career Services will be looking at the following sectors within water.  This may include global water accessibility, water purification systems, sanitation, water sustainability (aquifers, canals, reservoirs), and water distribution systems (drought mitigation, environmental remediation, desalination, waste-water treatment).

C.  ON-LINE RESOURCES

SSF Outcome: Career Services will provide students with access to on-line search resources to assist the job search process. 

Measure: Provide access to three on-line resources that will assist students with the job search process.

SSF Deliverable:  Career Services will provide access to the following on-line resources to assist students with the job search process.  

  • Going Global – Career Services will offer “Going Global” to the campus community, assisting students explore international opportunities.  This resource provides country specific career and employment information, including world-wide internships and job postings, employer listings, corporate profiles and cultural advice. 
  • BIG Interview – Career Services will offer “BIG Interview” to the campus community.  This resource provides on-line job interview training that would assist students with the interview process.  This includes interview training and practice interviews (mock interview record and playback feature). 
  • Career Spots – Career Services will offer “Video Spots” as a means to prepare students for their careers.  Students will be able to access a virtual library of high quality videos on careers, occupations, internship and other related areas. 
  • Candid Careers – Career Services will offer “Candid Careers” to the campus community.  This resource provides video interviews from professionals in a wide variety of careers (informational interviews) and occupations.

SSF04: MORE JOBS

Expand outreach to employers, targeting a more diverse range of jobs for traditionally underserved students and those most likely to be faced with greater challenge upon graduation (Arts, Humanities and Sciences).  This will create a new base of employers that would better represent the entire range of Cal Poly majors, supporting and improving placement rates.

A.  EMPLOYER DEVELOPMENT

SSF Outcome: Develop a new employer base that would impact non-technical majors.

Measure: 120 new employer partners that reach a broader range of majors and careers.

SSF Outcome: Expand employment opportunities through existing employer partners.

Measure: 80 existing employer partners that reach a broader range of majors and careers.

SSF Deliverable:  Career Services hired one Employer Development Specialist, starting Fall Quarter.  The second Employer Development Specialist is scheduled to start Winter Quarter.  The Fall Quarter will be utilized primarily to connect and understand the needs of the colleges (CLA/COSAM) and faculty.  We expect to gain momentum going into the Winter Quarter, fulling engaging new and existing employers. 

Month

2014-15

New

Employers

Existing

Employers

Total

Employers

Outcome

Goal

Goal

Ratio

July

NA

NA

NA

0

NA

August

NA

NA

NA

0

NA

September

NA

NA

NA

5

NA

October

 

 

 

15

 

November

 

 

 

30

 

December

 

 

 

40

 

January

 

 

 

65

 

February

 

 

 

90

 

March

 

 

 

115

 

April

 

 

 

145

 

May

 

 

 

170

 

June

 

 

 

200

 

Total

 

 

 

200

 

Goal

120

80

200

 

 

 

B.  JOB POSTINGS

SSF Outcome: 50% increase in career and internship/summer job postings for the College of Liberal Arts and College of Science & Mathematics.

Measure:

  • Career Services will generate 2010 CLA jobs postings for 2014-15
  • Career Services will generate 2229 COSAM job postings for 2014-15
  • Job postings totals are based on a 50% increase to the baseline average for CLA and COSAM job postings in 2012-14. 

SSF Deliverable: Career Services hired a Recruiting Associate, starting Summer Quarter.  The Recruiting Associate has focused attention on developing on-line job postings for CLA and COSAM.

CLA

2014-15

Career

Job Postings

Pre-Career

Job Postings

Total

Job Postings

 

Job Posting

Cumulative

 

 

Baseline

Cumulative

 

 


  

 

July

118

24

142

142

123

 

August

130

78

208

350

228

 

September

113

29

142

492

359

 

October

 

 

 

 

549

 

November

 

 

 

 

681

 

December

 

 

 

 

789

 

January

 

 

 

 

942

 

February

 

 

 

 

1110

 

March

 

 

 

 

1292

 

April

 

 

 

 

1518

 

May

 

 

 

 

1814

 

June

 

 

 

 

2010

 

Total

361

131

492

GOAL

2010

 

COSAM

2014-15

Career

Job Postings

Pre-Career

Job Postings

Total

Job Postings

Job Posting

Cumulative

Baseline

Cumulative


    

July

155

20

175

175

123

 

August

155

16

171

346

254

 

September

131

16

147

493

401

 

October

 

 

 

 

602

 

November

 

 

 

 

744

 

December

 

 

 

 

864

 

January

 

 

 

 

1047

 

February

 

 

 

 

1236

 

March

 

 

 

 

1439

 

April

 

 

 

 

1698

 

May

 

 

 

 

2004

 

June

 

 

 

 

2229

 

Total

441

52

493

GOAL

2229

 

C.  TRACKING EMPLOYER PARTICIPATION

SSF Outcome: Increase in employer participation in career fairs, employer events, on- campus recruiting and/or faculty connections as a result of job development efforts.

Measure: Track employer participation in career fairs, employer events, and on-campus recruiting and faculty connections.

SSF Deliverable:  An Employer Development Specialists was hired the beginning of Fall Quarter.  We expect to see an increase in employer participation as they are engaged with Cal Poly.  Career Services will begin to track employer participation in career fairs, employer events (campus events, employer panels, networking sessions), on-campus recruiting and/or faculty connections. 

The following are ways in which new employers were engaged this report period:

Tracking

2014-15

Career

        Fairs        

Employer

      Events     

On-Campus

Recruiting

Faculty

Connections

Total

Engagement

July

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

August

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

September

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

October

 

 

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

 

 

May

 

 

 

 

 

June

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STUDENT SUCCESS FEE FUNDING

SSF Outcome: Career Services was allocated $732,000 for First Impact, Increased Service Capacity, Jobs and More Jobs for 2014-15. 

Measure: Fully expend SSF funds through the delivery of services.

SSF Deliverables: Career Services will monitor program expenditures.  Budget funds have not yet been disbursed.  Career Services has hired 4 Career Counselors, 2 Employer Development Specialists, 1 Recruiting Associate  and 1 Administrative Support Assistant in support of the project.

Month

Salary & Benefits

Admin Overhead

SSF Fund

             Total            

July

$28,500.68

 

$28,500.68

August

$34,085.31

 

$34,085.31

September

$37,921.45

$2,650.20

$40,571.45

October

 

 

 

November

 

 

 

December

 

 

 

January

 

 

 

February

 

 

 

March

 

 

 

April

 

 

 

May

 

 

 

June

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

 

GOAL

$100,507.44

$2,650.20

$103,157.64

 

Annual Report 2013-14

“JOBS”

  • Unit: Career Services
  • Program Description: The “JOBS” initiative was approved and funded through Student Success Fees.  This program was designed to make available job opportunities and on-line resources that can assist students with the job search process.

 

OUTCOMES: 

  1. Job Postings

  • SSF Outcome: Career Services provided students with timely access to electronic job postings, thus keeping pace with the growing number of electronic job postings.  
    Measure: 20% increase in job postings for career, pre-career (co-op, internship, and summer), local part-time, on-campus and Work Study jobs.

  • SSF Deliverable: Career Services posted 14,378 for July through June. This represented a 65.2% increase in job postings compared to a baseline of average job postings for 2010-2012.  Career Services has exceeded the proposed outcomes and measures thus far.  The following chart shows a breakdown of job posting types:

Month

2013-14

Career       

   Pre-Career  

  Local  PT          

    On-Campus

Work Study  

  2013-2014  

                CUM     

 

Baseline

 

CUM

Increase

July

    510

      101

   159

      18

     1

       789

     789

       442

  78.1%

August

    553

      114

   252

      44

     2

       965

  1,754

   1,019

  72.1%

Sept

    618 

      209

   257

      61

    70

      1215

  2,969

   1,880

  57.9%

Oct

    769       198    265       32     15       1279

  4,248

   2,519

  68.6%

Nov

    557       176

   160

      25

      6

       924

  5,172

   3,125

  65.5%

Dec

    518

      179

   144

      21

      4

       866

  6,038

   3,064

  67.5%

Jan

    775       307    221       50     16

     1369

  7,407

   4,414

  67.8%

Feb

    659 

      369

   163

      45

    15

     1251

  8,658

   5,158

  67.9%

Mar     745       369    220       55     15      1404  10,062    6,008   67.5%

Apr

    958       327    246       71     13      1615

 11,677

   7,018

  66.4%

May     932       295    318       43       5      1593  13270    7,968   66.6%
June     682       193    201       31       1      1108  14378    8,706   65.2%

ANNUAL

 6,662

   2,349

  2,087

    422

  157

  14,378

 

   8,706

 

  1. Emerging Markets

  • SSF Outcome: Career Services researched new emerging job markets, creating additional employment opportunities for students.
    Measure: Research and identify six new emerging markets, distributing market information and creating new jobs.

  1. TRANSPORTATION As nations seek to stabilize, renew and strengthen their economies, creating jobs and preparing the next generation to succeed in an interconnected, sustainably-minded world, transportation has emerged as a focal point and avenue to do so by improving efficiency and performance of new and existing systems.  The benefits of well-designed, conducive transportation systems extends to all populations, large and small, proliferates the movement of goods and services, helps to revitalize business, allows employers to tap into larger workforces, builds economic revenues, and increases overall value.  Career Services sees this as a growing job market.
  • Transportation Website - Career Services launched the Transportation Job Market website with the following emerging markets within the growing field of transportation: Logistics, Alternative Transportation, Infrastructure, and Safety & Security.  Each sector includes information on the industry, career paths, and job search.
  • Careers In Transportation - Career Services hosted "Careers in Transportation: Emerging Opportunities" on February 13, 2014 from 5:00 - 7:00pm in UU220.  Speakers included: *Denver Igarta, Transportation Planner for the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation; *Diana Gomez, Central Valley Regional Director for High-Speed Rail Authority; and Alex; and *Goddard, Head of Logistics for Caylym Technologies International.  The focus was on career paths, what is changing and emerging in the fields of alternative transportation, transportation planning and logistics.  Following the panel, attendees had an opportunity to network and engage in informal discussion.  Results: 50 students participated in the event.
  1. FOOD INDUSTRY - Society’s interest in food is evolving as the new food culture expands and consumers are more concerned about where their food comes from and how healthy it is.
  • Food Website - Career Services launched the Food Industry website with the following emerging markets within the growing field of the Food Industry: Food Safety, Food Business, Sustainability, Food Justice and Food Art.  Each sector includes information on the industry, career paths, and job search.
  • Careers for Food Enthusiasts - Career Services hosted "Careers for Food Enthusiasts" on October 22, 2103 to feature current professionals in a wide array of food-related careers who shared their career path and advice for turning their passion for food into a career.  The panelists were comprised of representatives from:  *Lucia Cleveland, founder of The Spice Hunter; *Victoria Carranza, private contractor for One Cool Earth; *Rachel Duchak, owner and blogger of Central Coast Foodie; and *Traven Marks, co-owner of Elly's Sweet Tooth.  Results:  103 students participated in the event.
  1. EMERGING MARKET EXHIBIT - Career Services presented an Emerging Markets exhibit in the Community Gallery, 1st floor of Kennedy Library.  The display was featured February 18th through March 9th.  The campus community was invited to explore the expanding fields of transportation, food future, clean energy and social media, and to visualize the future of work in the 21st century. 
  2. Online Resources

  • SSF Outcome: Career Services provided students with access to on-line search resources to assist the job search process. 
    Measure: Provide access to three on-line resources that will assist students with the job search process.

  • SSF Deliverable:  Career Services provided access to the following on-line resources to assist students with the job search process.  Career Services exceeded the proposed outcomes and measures for this area. 

    1. Going Global – Career Services offered “Going Global” to the campus community, assisting students explore international opportunities.  This resource provided country specific career and employment information, including world-wide internships and job postings, employer listings, corporate profiles and cultural advice.  There were 6,755 view this academic year, students showing greatest interest in job postings (4,689), international topics (1,234) and country topics (508).
    2. BIG Interview - Career Services offered “BIG Interview” to the campus community.  This resource provided on-line job interview training that would assist students with the interview process.  This included interview training, practice interviews (mock interview, record, and playback feature), question library and answer builder.  There were 335 students who utilized the service, with an average visit rate of 2.08 and average time at 32 minutes.
    3. Career Spots - Career Services offered "Video Spots" as a means to prepare students for their careers.  Students were able to access a virtual library of high quality videos.  Videos were available on how to find a job, internship or co-op.  Over 500 videos on careers and occupations.  Career Spots also provided 24/7 career advice.  There were 7,884 video views this academic year, with students showing the greatest interest in interview dress (3,265), interview - during (1,115), resume/cover letters (823), and interview - before (756). 
    4. Vault: Career Insider - Career Services offered "Vault: Career Insider" to the campus community.  Vaults primary focus is employer job postings.  It provides company profiles and professional reviews to assist graduates with the job search process.  This on-line resource also included downloadable e-books, career advice articles and guides.  This on-line resource was available from July to November 2013 (discontinued in favor of other resources). 
    5. Collegefeed - Career Services launched "Collegefeed" as a resource to kick-start the job search process through a network that connect students and/or graduates with industry insiders.  Collegefeed matched students with employers based on skills and interests.  Students create a profile which showcase work, projects, courses, and skills.  They enter the name of companies they would like to work with.  A recommendation engine will suggest similar companies and jobs (like Netflix does with the movies).  This on-line resource was activated in February 2014. 

Student Success Fee Funding: 

  • SSF Outcome: Career Services was allocated $77,000 for the JOBS Initiative for 2013-14. Measure: Fully expend SSF funds through the delivery of services.

  • SSF Deliverables: Career Services expended SSF funds, while meeting and/or exceeding the proposed outcomes and deliverables.  Balance of $29.89 at year-end.

Month

Admin Support

 

Student

Wages 

 

On-Line

  Resources   

SSF Fund Total

July

 $ 5,343.68

  $ 0  

$ 0

 $ 5,343.68

August

 $ 5,343.68

 $ 735.20

$ 0

$ 6,078.88

September

$ 5,350.48

$ 540.00

$ 0

$ 5,890.48

October

$ 5,343.68

$ 772.20

$ 0

 $ 6,115.68

November

 $ 5,305.50

$ 1,716.00

$ 0

$ 7,021.50

December

 $ 5,202.06

 $ 0

 $ 1,014.00

$ 6,216.06

January

 $ 5,439.17

$ 0

$ 0

$ 5,439.17

February

 $ 5,661.63

 $ 0

$ 0

$ 5,661.63

March

$ 6,219.72

$ 0

$ 5,395.00

$11,614.80

April

 $ 6,233.94

$ 0

$ 0

 $ 6,223.94

May

$ 5,677.30

 $ 0

$ 0

$ 5,677.04

June

 $5,677.07

$ 0

               $ 0

$5,677.07

TOTAL

 $ 66,797.91

$ 3,763.20

$ 6,409.00

 $ 76,970.11

 

 

 

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