Monica Clem

Executive Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning

Monica Clem

Dr. Clem leads and delivers career education programs and services with an emphasis on developmental career education that is self-paced, interactive, and available on-demand and at scale through digital technology. During her decade of higher education experience, she has launched several successful career programs, coached hundreds of students in career and professional development, and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in communication, career development and organizational leadership and research. Dr. Clem has also held administrative positions in academic support/advising, international student recruitment and services, and advancement at several institutions of higher education. She has presented at numerous academic and professional conferences and is a Certified Master of Career Services by the National Career Development Association (NCDA).

Dr. Clem holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature, Master of Arts degree in communication studies, graduate certificate in conflict management and Ph.D. in  organizational learning and leadership. Her dissertation study focused on the relationship between perceived barriers and social support on career decision self-efficacy among first-generation college students. Dr. Clem manages and oversees all Career Center  technology, including TartanEdge, Handshake, Big Interview and Traitify, all initiatives, programs, services, staff and collaborative efforts, as well as employer engagement, career events and recruiting efforts.

Starting April 12, 2021, Dr. Clem will no longer be available for appointments. Please email careerdevelopment@edinboro.edu to request an appointment with another member of CDEL staff.

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How to Land a Internship Despite the Global Pandemic

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It’s that time of year again. Students are gearing up in hopes of finding a fulfilling internship or co-op position.

You’re eager to apply what you’ve learned in school to the real world. But landing an internship may seem like …

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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

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Increasing racial and ethnic diversity has become a primary focus within the legal industry, and the conversation has been especially at the forefront in the wake of the social justice movement sparked by the death of George Floyd. While progress …

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What Is It Like to Practice Corporate Law?

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Skilled in negotiating and dealmaking, corporate lawyers advise clients on transactional matters—from M&A to financings to securities to technology transactions, and more. But what does a typical day look like for a lawyer practicing corporate law? In Practice Perspectives: Vault’s Guide to …

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Get a Free AAEE Job Search Handbook!

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The first 20 Edinboro University students who register to attend the PERC Education Job Fair and complete this brief form will receive a free digital copy of the American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE) Job Search Handbook ($10 value), …

By Monica Clem
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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

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During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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No, Analytical Skills Aren’t Just for Analysts—Here’s How to Show Yours Off in a Job Search

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You know that your skills are important when you’re looking for a job. You know you need some combination of hard skills and soft skills, and likely some technical skills as well. But when you hear the phrase “analytical skills,” …

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The Value of Mentorship: Creating Opportunities for People of Color

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Mentoring can play a crucial role in our professional success, and this is especially true for people of color. Due to the disparity in diversity of representation within leadership combined with a lack of access to …

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

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People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

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Staffing/Personnel Benchmarking Data & Information

Staffing/Personnel Benchmarking Data & Information

This form is for information, reports, data, etc. to help the Organizational Structure subgroup of the Western Integration Human Resources and Labor Relations Working Group provide insight into non-academic departmental staffing benchmarks and best practices. Submission deadline is February 26, …

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Guest Contribution Request

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The CDEL accepts guest contributions on a limited basis following a thorough review by a member of our staff. All guest contribution requests must be submitted through this form; no email requests will be accepted. Criteria for our review include:

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