Is it luck? Is it hard work? Is it who you know? Career advancement is typically not accidental; it requires working hard, creating growth experiences, and taking some calculated risks. In this briefing, the facilitators will share examples of the kinds of experiences needed to advance in your student affairs career while taking into account the unique goals and outcomes each person may have for their career. With personal experiences and best practices, the facilitators will share helpful tools as participants consider their career pathways.
By participating in this session, attendees will:
- explore specific types of experiences that can be useful in career advancement;
- understand how strategic thinking is a valuable tool in one’s personal and professional growth; and
- discuss strategies around professional development, sponsorship, and mentorship as tools for advancement.