Innovations in Student Career Development Symposium

April 17, 2015, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Shippensburg University Conference Center, Shippensburg PA


This one day symposium was designed to showcase innovative models and practices that support student career development at colleges and universities.  It included concurrent presentations, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities designed to foster a sharing of ideas, approaches, and breakthrough practices across institutions. 

Attendees benefited from being able to 1) explore and gain new strategies, 2) build a regional network of colleagues, and 3) build their professional portfolio, through presentations and a post-symposium online compendium.

Participants: 62 individuals from 29 different colleges and universities.



Program and Presentations

Click here to view the symposium program


Post-Symposium Online Compendium


The following materials were submitted by presenters and attendees for posting on this website:

1. Addressing Growing Concerns of Graduates’ Preparedness to Enter the Workforce via a 2-Day Professional Conference, N. Lefelhoc, A. Dunham, Mansfield University. 

| View Presentation A - Slides

2. Using Rubrics to Connect to Curriculum, S. Moore, Pennsylvania College of Technology. 

| View Presentation A - Slides  /   B - Mock Interview Rubric   /   C - Resume Review Rubric

3. What Works: Helping to Develop Career Readiness for Student-Athletes, V. Kerr, P. Gochenauer, L. Ilaria, Shippensburg University. 

| View Presentation A - Slides

4. The College and the Community: Partners in Problem-Based and Experiential Learning, D. Parkton, A. Moyer, Delaware Valley College.  

| View Presentation Slides A - Syllabus  /   B - Project Guide  /  C - Project Assignment  /   D - Project Scope & Purpose

5. Digital Badges in Professional Development, C. Sax, Shippensburg University.   



| View Presentation A - Slides  /   B - Sample Badges


Additional Information

For additional information about this event, contact Shippensburg University's Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education at or 717-477-1502.