Arcadia Career Advisory Board

The Arcadia Career Advisory Board:

  • Consists of 10-15 members comprised of employer partners and Arcadia University staff and faculty.
  • Board Members serve in a volunteer capacity and membership is by invitation only.
  • Board Member terms are for two years and are renewable at the discretion of the Chairs.
  • The Chairs will be the Assistant Director for Employer Relations as well as one employer Board Member.

Purpose of Arcadia Career Advisory Board

  • Employer partners will share information with the Office of Career Education and Arcadia faculty regarding recruiting, hiring and technology trends.
  • Relationships between employers, Career Education staff and faculty will generate a pipeline of internship and job opportunities for Arcadia students.
  • Employers will gain critical feedback about Arcadia students and their career readiness.
  • Discussions will generate ideas related to career events, marketing employers on campus, Arcadia curriculum and recruiting efforts.

Arcadia Career Advisory Board Goals

  • Share information regarding recruiting and hiring trends data.
  • Stay up-to-date regarding industry trends and job market for college graduates.
  • Provide feedback on career programming/resources/curriculum to better prepare students for the world of work.
  • Advise Arcadia University staff and faculty on employer relations strategies.
  • Discuss opportunities to support underrepresented students in their career development.

Board Participation and Responsibilities

Employer members of the Arcadia Career Advisory Board are expected to:

  • Attend two on-campus board meetings annually (once a semester).
  • Respond to questions and inquiries outside of annual board meetings as needed.
  • Have their organization represented at a minimum of two recruiting events per year (one of these two events would be the Spring Internship and Career Fair). Other recruiting options include:
    • Knights Networking Series
    • Interviews with the Experts
    • Internship Expo
    • Resume Revival
    • On-campus Interviews
    • Class presentations
  • Share internship and job postings via Arcadia’s employment hub, Handshake throughout the year.

Employer Benefits

  • A professional development forum to learn industry best practices.
  • A professional network of university and recruiting professionals.
  • A deeper connection to Arcadia University.
  • The ability to shape curricular and career programming decisions at the university.
  • Opportunities to engage with faculty and build your organizations' brand awareness with Arcadia.
  • A way to share your expertise as a recruiting profession.
  • Potential leadership opportunities within the Arcadia Career Advisory Board.

Arcadia University Benefits

  • An opportunity to learn about what competencies employers seek in hiring, recruiting practices and trends in industry.
  • A deeper connection to employer partners and the Office of Career Education.
  • The ability to shape curricular and career programming decisions at the university.
  • A greater knowledge of employers seeking to hire Arcadia talent for internships and jobs.

Financial Commitment

  • There is no financial commitment to participate.
  • Your time and input will be truly valued.
  • Please note that we are unable to reimburse travel expenses to or from Arcadia University.