The Career Architecture Process

As a result of Stevenson's formal strategic planning process, the president, administration, and faculty of Stevenson developed and introduced the concept of Career Architecture to the campus. The process is a personal exploration for students to help them design their career paths beyond their first job. Students learn to integrate personal interests and professional development while identifying and incorporating their values, skills, strengths, and abilities. Through the Career Architecture process and the collaborative approach taken by faculty, staff, and administrators, Stevenson students gain a competitive edge in the real work world.

Career Architecture is comprised of four elements that are introduced at different stages during the student's university years. The four elements of Career Architecture are

Stevenson's faculty, Career Services staff, and administrators work with members of area businesses and organizations to identify career exploration and preparation opportunities for Stevenson students. Some of the activities available to students include targeted career symposia and seminars, career exploration fairs, in-class seminars, and networking/etiquette training meals.

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