Faculty Advocate Spotlights 2009
Elizabeth Emmert, Assistant Professor of Electronic Media, regularly incorporates Career Development Center (CDC) events and services in her classroom instruction. She has invited CDC staff to give presentations on resumes, internships, interviews, and networking to her Senior Seminar classes. She encourages students who are applying for internships to meet with CDC staff and participate in mock interviews.
Lisa Frye, assistant professor of Computer Science, has made substantial efforts to incorporate the Career Development Center (CDC) in her classrooms and through her campus involvement. Starting with incoming freshmen in the Connections program, Frye stresses the importance of early career development. "It is important to start your career development early," she says. "Students don’t realize that their career development begins the moment they start as students at KU."
David Wagaman, Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance, has made extraordinary efforts to incorporate the services of the Career Development Center (CDC) in the classroom as well as campus activities. As the advisor of the Accounting Club, Wagaman has used his position as an opportunity to guide students in their career development.