Career Development Division

 

The Career Development Division creates, implements and coordinates initiatives, activities and events designed to help alumni enhance their careers, develop skills, find professional network opportunities, change careers and conduct job searches. It facilitates access to resources that are available to Wharton alumni from the Wharton School and seeks to develop relationships with organizations and professionals that assist in the employment placement process.

The activities include providing practical services, programs and workshops related to career advising, executive coaching, resume preparation, marketing of services, addressing workplace issues, educational opportunities to build one’s skills or knowledge, and identifying corporate or non-profit board opportunities. Programs that are industry specific may be coordinated with Wharton Club of New York affinity groups or with other Wharton organizations.

Committees included in the Career Development Division are:

Career Speaker Series  – presents topics of interest with career development professionals, industry experts, Wharton professors and alumni.

Career Networking – develops programs and events targeted to foster networking opportunities, including non-profit and corporate board placement, industry career advancement, internet/social media marketing of individuals and services, and shared interest groups.

Career Development and Special Programs – provides programs, workshops and access to practical services related to career advising, executive coaching, resume preparation, marketing of services and addressing of work place issues.
 
Volunteer opportunities are available to assist in the creation and administration of programs and initiatives aiming to support Wharton alumni throughout their careers, including those in transition as well as ones who are looking to position themselves for career enhancement. The division encourages Wharton Alumni to "Take The Call" and "Make The Call" to support fellow alumni in their career development.

To contact one of the Career Development team members, email careerdevelopment@whartonny.com.