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  1. STEM-Oriented Career Services at Baylor Scholars’ Day 2008 Benjamin S. Kelley Dean Leigh Ann Marshall Advancement Coordinator February 1, 2008

  2. Baylor Career Services • Centralized career resources center • Long history at Baylor • Originated in School of Business • 7 staff members • Located in Paul L. Foster Success Center

  3. Centralized Career Resources • Host employers for on-campus interviews • Résumé help • Mock interviews • Employer information sessions • Career-related workshops • Career advice resources • Internship resources …and

  4. Career Fairs • Campus-wide career fairs for all majors • Fall, Spring semesters • Teacher career fair • Spring semester • Non-profit career fairs • Fall, Spring semesters • STEM career fair • Spring semester • Work-in-Waco career fair • Spring semester

  5. # Students Student Attendance at Campus-wide Career Fairs Academic Year

  6. Employer Attendance at Campus-Wide Career Fairs # Employers Academic Year

  7. 2006-2007 Baylor Placement DataIndustry Breakout

  8. Why a STEM Job Fair? Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics • Students said, “Not enough technology employers attend career fairs!” • Technology companies said, “ECS students don’t attend career fairs.” • Career Services said, “What about employers recruiting ‘all majors’?”

  9. Baylor STEM Career Fair • Employers attended • 2006 = 16 • Location: Baylor Sciences Building • 2007 = 25 • Location: Baylor Sciences Building • 2008 = 35! • Location: Cashion Academic Center • Student Attendance • 2006 – 183 students • 2007 – 184 students* • 2008 – 250 students! *569 Students attended the 2007 Spring campus-wide career fair.

  10. STEM Fair Student Attendance

  11. STEM Fair School Represented

  12. 2007 STEM Fair Student Feedback

  13. STEM Fair Employer Feedback

  14. Other Universities’ Technical Job Fairs • ECS-Hosted examples (30.5%) • Texas Tech, Univ. Virginia, Carnegie Mellon • University-hosted examples (33.3%) • UT-Tyler, Oregon State, Johns Hopkins, Baylor • Student-hosted examples (36.1%) • Texas A&M, Penn State, Univ. Arizona, Notre Dame

  15. 2008 STEM Career Fair • Largest Baylor STEM Fair • 34 employers registered to date • New Location • Moved from Baylor Sciences Building to Cashion Academic Center • Highest Student Attendance