Career Coach, Temple University Career Center

Posted by Temple University on August 23, 2022

Serving all Temple students and recent alumni, the Career Center provides a full range of services to enhance student professional and career development, graduate school preparation, and optimize internship and employment opportunities.  The Career Coach provides individual and group career coaching to assist students in developing the competencies needed to make decisions about their future options. The Career Coach accomplishes this work in close partnership with the Career Development team, through a strong working relationship with the broader Career Center staff, and through extensive networking across the Temple University community.

The Career Coach will assist all students and alumni who engage with the Career Center virtually and in person. They will be assigned specific industries and student groups to focus on, and this role will focus efforts on students within a broad scope of liberal, fine, and performing arts disciplines. They will build relationships and collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to deliver content and develop programs related to professional development of their liaison areas.

In meeting with students, the Career Coach focuses on meeting the student’s presented needs and connecting them to the appropriate campus resources. In addition to job search advice, the Career Coach will interpret career assessments, conduct mock interviews, and assist students with decisions to attend graduate school and navigating the application process. Within their liaison areas, the Career Coach will frequently be working with students who are seeking to discover their professional interests and goals. They will help students maximize their use of Career Center technology tools, develop job and internship search strategies, as well as provide feedback on resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and other professional materials. The Career Coach will also facilitate professional development workshops and coordinate university-wide career events. Performs other duties as assigned.

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