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Fred Burke, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center, Serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Colleges and Employers



Fred Burke, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at Baruch College, Elected to Board of Directors for the National Association of Colleges and Employers

Fred Burke, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center in the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is serving on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) board of directors for a second year.  

Having worked in higher education career services for 22 years, Burke has been actively involved in local and national professional associations during his tenure. Before joining the NACE Board, he co-chaired three committees including co-chair of the National Conference in 2014.

Burke served on NACE’s Student Career Readiness, First-Time Conference Attendees, and Professional Development committees, helping frame conversations between career centers and employers.  He has been an active NACE Mentor for New Professionals since 2010. In January 2016, Fred joined the NACE Faculty to teach in the Career Coaching Certification Program.

“I am thrilled to serve on the Board of Directors for my professional association (NACE),”said Burke.

“I am extremely passionate about my work with college student career development and the role we play on a college campus helping students explore majors, plan, and prepare for internships and jobs upon graduation”

The Graduate Career Management Center provides graduate students MS/MBA and alumni of the Zicklin School of Business with a wide-range of career development programs and services.

“Our work is rapidly changing based on a variety of factors (student career readiness, student preparation, the economy and employer hiring needs, and technology). In my view, the Career Center Director is a campus leader, always advocating for students, working with employers both existing employers but seeking new ones, a partner with Alumni Relations, supporter of Faculty and the academic mission of the college, technology savvy and visible both on and off campus. I am happy to represent Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College and The City University of New York on a national level with my involvement in NACE.     

About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 18,000 students, who represent 164 countries and speak more than 129 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world.  For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

About NACE:

NACE connects more than 8,100 college career services professionals at nearly 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide, more than 3,100 university relations and recruiting professionals, and the business affiliates that serve this community.  NACE is the leading source of information on the employment of the college educated, and forecasts hiring and trends in the job market; tracks starting salaries, recruiting and hiring practices, and student attitudes and outcomes; and identifies best practices and benchmarks.  More information may be found here:   http://www.naceweb.org/

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