Staying Local: Navigating a Regional Job Search

Let me start by saying this – time flies. It feels like just yesterday, I was an #SAgrad beginning my job search but here we are, a year later, and I’m an #SApro. As I reflect back on my time in graduate school, I not only recognize how quickly it went by, but the development I experienced along the way. When I started my program, I knew I was going to do a national job search and make a move to...

Still No Job? Some Ideas to Consider

Patrick Love VPSA New York Institute of Technology Here it is early May and you are still without a job. Your peers are posting on Facebook, Twitter, and your grad program listserv the jobs they have been accepting. You are happy for them, but each announcement hurts you a little bit more. Do not despair! We have merely reached the middle of the annual student affairs job search process, not the...
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Robert Aaron - Careers in Student Affairs Spotlight

As part of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we have invited individuals from different ACPA entities to share their unique perspectives on the field through Career Spotlight Q&A pages. We hope these will be a valuable resource for individuals considering work or graduate school in student affairs and higher education. This submission is from Robert Aaron, representing the Commission for...
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A Graduate Student's Perspectives on the Student Affairs Field

To help celebrate Careers in Student Affairs Month, we are happy to have ACPA's Doctoral Intern Mei-Yen Ireland share a personal reflection on her experience in the field and as a graduate student. We all have stories about how we came to the field of student affairs. For many people it was through personal experiences as undergraduate students in areas such as residence life or orientation. For...
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Vu Tran - Careers in Student Affairs Spotlight

As part of Careers in Student Affairs Month, we have invited individuals from different ACPA entities to share their unique perspectives on the field through Career Spotlight Q&A pages. We hope these will be a valuable resource for individuals considering work or graduate school in student affairs and higher education. This submission is from Vu Tran, representing the Commission for Social...