Our 2017 annual conference, HOPE: Happiness, Opportunities, Positivity, encouragement planning is well under way!
The Conference Committee is excited to announce our 2017 concurrent session topics and presenters. Enjoy reading about our exciting concurrent sessions now! A conference schedule with dates, time and location of sessions will be released in the fall!
2017 Concurrent Session Information
Please find a job announcement for a full-time Career Counselor position at Penn State Harrisburg below. You may review the full details and salary information at: https://psu.jobs/job/71970 The posting is scheduled to close July 7, 2017.
Career Counselor 2
Job Number: 71970
Date Announced: 06/08/2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Work Unit: Penn State Harrisburg
Department: Office Of Student Affairs, Career Services
Level/Band/Classification: 02 - G - Exempt
The Career Counselor will provide career and internship counseling, job search and graduate school assistance to undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni. Duties include meeting with students and alumni in individual appointments to review resumes and cover letters and prepare for interviews. Maintain case notes that track client progress, assessment results and counseling goals while ensuring confidentiality. Assist in the delivery of group career education and outreach to classrooms, groups, and clubs/organizations on campus. Conduct class visits. Develop programs and online resources and materials to assist students with career development. Assist with the coordination of employer development activities, including calling employers, visiting open houses, organization, marketing and planning of career/internship fairs, and attending networking functions to increase internship and job opportunities for students and alumni. Represent Career Services office at campus and community events. Provide liaison and consultative services to faculty and staff regarding University resources and procedures related to career services. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in counseling or related discipline or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Other requirements include a completed practicum in Counseling Skills and Techniques. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2018 with possibility of re-funding.
The deadline for proposal submissions for the MACCA Conference on December 6 to 8, 2017 has been extended to Friday, June 23rd.
The Conference Planning Committee encourages you to submit a proposal and/or pass this along to your colleagues. Please view the Proposal Submission Form and follow submission directions. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us for Dependable Strengths: An Adaptation of the Process for Articulating Strengths Together facilitated by Anne Scholl-Fiedler, MA, LCPC.
Participants are invited to attend this one-day, interactive and hands-on, drive in conference at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster on Monday, June 12, 2017.
More details can be found on the MACCA Summit 2017 page.
We look forward to seeing you there!
MACCA is thrilled to announce the 2017 Fall Conference's theme:
Concurrent session proposals are now being accepted. The deadline is May 29th. Details about submitting a proposal can be found on our proposal page.
Registration will be announced shortly.
The conference will be December 6-8, 2017 at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Lancaster.
This grant is intended to provide a current graduate student with the opportunity (through a financial stipend) to attend the MACCA Conference (Dec. 7-9), an outstanding regional career counseling conference. The recipient of the grant will receive up to $250 to be used towards documented conference expenses (Registration fee, hotel, etc.).
Please encourage graduate students you know to apply! The deadline is Friday, Nov. 4, and more details and the application can be found here.
Please contact Jaime Dunn at email@example.com or 410-626-2500 with questions.
MACCA invites you to share and showcase your professional expertise, research, and successful practices. Submit a program proposal for consideration incorporating the theme: Transformation and Renewal. Deadline: June 24, 2016.
Email the Concurrent Session Submission Form along with your resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot off of the presses, read the 2016 Spring e-Interact today!
I am pleased to announce the proposed dues increase and change to our fiscal year for MACCA have been unanimously approved by the MACCA Membership! The approved changes are as follows:
Karl L. Martz, M.Ed., MACCA President 2016
Associate Director, Career Development and Student Services
Penn State Harrisburg
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777 West Harrisburg Pike
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