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Leslie Camacho, M.S.Ed., GCDF, & MCDP<br />Assistant Director of Career Development<br /> Career Development Center<br />D...
2007 – 2008 Strategic Plan - Academic Goal: 6.1.14<br />“Develop and implement a comprehensive career development system. ...
LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsAbout LaGuardia<br /><ul><li>Fall 2008 enrollment: 15,540
Students’ age range: 54%  are 17-22; 25% are 23-29.
57% of students are foreign born: 117 languages.
 Majors: Liberal Arts 37%; Business 28%; Allied Health 25%; Technology 10%
 Educational aspirations: 34% BA; 26% Master’s or higher.
 Family income: 54.9% up to $25,000 (living with parents)
 50% receive financial aid</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />3<br />
LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsBuilding Bridges: Linkages  <br /><ul><li> Committee re...
 Share knowledge of career services on campus
 Learn about best practices
 Review how colleges, locally and nationally, have accomplished this
 Discuss how to create links from one office to another
 Identify gaps to build a seamless process</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />4<br />
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  1. 1. Leslie Camacho, M.S.Ed., GCDF, & MCDP<br />Assistant Director of Career Development<br /> Career Development Center<br />Division of Adult and Continuing Education<br />LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer Tools<br />4/9/2010<br />1<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />
  2. 2. 2007 – 2008 Strategic Plan - Academic Goal: 6.1.14<br />“Develop and implement a comprehensive career development system. To improve the effectiveness of career development programs and services. Implement e-Career and evaluate.”<br />4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />2<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsImprove Student Success<br />
  3. 3. LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsAbout LaGuardia<br /><ul><li>Fall 2008 enrollment: 15,540
  4. 4. Students’ age range: 54% are 17-22; 25% are 23-29.
  5. 5. 57% of students are foreign born: 117 languages.
  6. 6. Majors: Liberal Arts 37%; Business 28%; Allied Health 25%; Technology 10%
  7. 7. Educational aspirations: 34% BA; 26% Master’s or higher.
  8. 8. Family income: 54.9% up to $25,000 (living with parents)
  9. 9. 50% receive financial aid</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />3<br />
  10. 10. LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsBuilding Bridges: Linkages <br /><ul><li> Committee represents various divisions around campus
  11. 11. Share knowledge of career services on campus
  12. 12. Learn about best practices
  13. 13. Review how colleges, locally and nationally, have accomplished this
  14. 14. Discuss how to create links from one office to another
  15. 15. Identify gaps to build a seamless process</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />4<br />
  16. 16. <ul><li> Provides options on where to get career services
  17. 17. Removes time limitations to access tools directly
  18. 18. Promotes communication and creativity
  19. 19. Centralizes maintenance and quality control
  20. 20. Brings together career professionals across campus</li></ul> <br />4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />5<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolseCareer Center<br />
  21. 21. 4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />6<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsCareer Development Framework<br />
  22. 22. 4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />7<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolseSolution<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />eCareer Central<br />www.lagcc.cuny.edu/careercentral<br />eCareer Plan<br />https://intranet.laguardia.edu/ecareer/Default.aspx<br />
  23. 23. Key Features/Ideas<br />Answers to three main student questions<br />Student videos<br />Current news and announcements<br />Monthly Career Spotlight<br />4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolseCareer Central: Links<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />8<br />
  24. 24. Key Features/Ideas<br />Expansion of concepts<br />Electronic filing cabinet<br />Edit, update, and save plan<br />Promotes and teaches career development process<br />4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />9<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolseCareer Plan: Process<br />
  25. 25. Pre-Development <br /><ul><li> Clarity of career concepts
  26. 26. Use of concise clear language
  27. 27. Simple layouts
  28. 28. Seek out student feedback
  29. 29. Listen to institutional needs</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />10<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsDevelopment & Marketing<br />Post-Initial Development<br /><ul><li> Keep students involved
  30. 30. Maintain quality
  31. 31. Systematic process </li></ul>(events, publications, conferences) <br /><ul><li>Ask, ask, and ask again for feedback! </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Google analytics
  32. 32. Student and faculty surveys
  33. 33. Cohort studies
  34. 34. SIMS data reporting
  35. 35. Focus groups
  36. 36. Peer reviews</li></ul>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />11<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsAssessment <br />
  37. 37. 4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />12<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsSummary<br /><ul><li> Collaborative
  38. 38. Maintain focused
  39. 39. Listen to your customers
  40. 40. Test frequently
  41. 41. Assess</li></li></ul><li>4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />13<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsQuestions and Answers<br />
  42. 42. Brown, D. (2002.) Introduction to Theories of Career Development and Choice: Origins, Evolution, and Current Efforts. In Brown & Associates. (Eds.) Career Choice and Development. (4thed). (pp. 1-3). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.<br />LaGuardia Community College Year End Performance Report: 2007 – 2008 Academic Year. (2008). Long Island City, NY. <br /> Lent, R. W., Brown, S. D., Hackett, G. (2002.) Social Cognitive Career Theory. In Brown & Associates. (Eds.) Career Choice and Development. (4thed). (pp. 255-311). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.<br />Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, Division of Information Technology. (2008). 2008 Institutional Profile. Long Island City, NY. <br />Office of Institutional Research. (2007). Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE). Long Island, City, NY. <br />Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, Division of Information Technology. (2009). 2009 Institutional Profile. Long Island City, NY. <br />Patton, W. & McIlveen, P. (2009). Practice and Research in Career Counseling and Development – 2008. Career Development Quarterly, 58 (2), 118-161.<br />Sampson, J. P., Carr, D. L., Lumsden, J. A., Smisson, C., & Dozier, C. (2009). Computer-Assisted Career Assessment: State of the Art. In Whitfield, E. A., Feller, R. W., & Wood, C. (Eds.) A Counselor’s Guide to Career Assessment Instruments. (5thed). (pp. 43-60). Broken Arrow, OK: National Career Development Association.<br />Spokane, A. R., Luchettta, E. J., Richwine, M. H. (2002.) Holland’s Theory of Personalities in Work Environments. In Brown & Associates. (Eds.) Career Choice and Development. (4thed). (pp. 373-426). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.<br />4/9/2010<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />14<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer ToolsReferences <br />
  43. 43. Leslie Camacho<br />lcamcho@lagcc.cuny.edu<br />(718) 482-5388<br />LaGuardia’s Virtual Career Center: A Demonstration of eCareer Tools<br />4/9/2010<br />15<br />LaGuardia eCareer<br />Thank You!<br />

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