You Hired a Student, Now What?
When bringing in students to work at your organization, whether as part of daily operations or for a special project, there are steps you can take to make the experience effective, enjoyable, and beneficial for everyone involved. Understanding where a student is in their career development can alleviate frustrations and create a supportive experience. Join this one-hour virtual session to reflect on how to be a successful supervisor and co-educator.
Karen Schaffer is the author of three books on careers (Hire Power, The Job of Your Life, and The Complete Book of Resumes) as well as a co-author of six guides for career professionals called Career Work in Action. She has been a Career Counsellor for 25 years, with nearly 15 of them spent at Saint Mary’s University. She has spoken to thousands of students over the years, and loves helping people understand themselves better. Karen holds a MA in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School, and writes creatively in her spare time.