Monica Clem

Executive Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning

Monica Clem

Monica Clem is the Executive Director for Career Development and Experiential Learning at Edinboro University. She leads the institution in developing career education programs and services with an emphasis on collaborative organizational ecosystems and evidence-based student success. During her decade of higher education experience, she has launched several successful career programs, coached thousands of students in career and professional development, and taught courses in communication, career development and organizational leadership and research. She has presented at numerous academic and professional conferences and is a Certified Master of Career Services by the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Monica has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and Master of Arts degree in communication studies and is currently finishing her dissertation study on the impact of perceived barriers and social support on career decision self-efficacy among first-generation college students to complete a Ph.D. in organizational learning and leadership in December 2020.

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Remote Paid Internships Available with Silicon Valley-based Company Jiffy.ai

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Thanks to efforts by Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA), students in rural American will have increased access to paid internships with Silicon Valley-based employers and technology companies. One such company, Jiffy. ai, is offering up to three paid remote internships, all …

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Introducing Featured Alumni Career Mentors

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The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and Office of Alumni Engagement are excited to launch a new initiative in the fall of 2020 – Featured Alumni Career Mentors! Many alumni have reached out to Edinboro to express interest …

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Alumni Career Mentor Application

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The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and Office of Alumni Engagement are so grateful to the alumni who wish to give back to current students and new graduates through providing career mentoring and advice! If you are a …

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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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How College Students Can Get a Job Amid COVID-19

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U.S. News and World Report, by Jordan Friedman, May 21, 2020

OSCAR AMAYA, WHO recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Arizona State University, has experienced the challenges of finding a job during the coronavirus pandemic firsthand. …

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What is Virtual Study Abroad, and Why Should You Consider It?

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Anna Pedersen

Anna is a freelance writer and editor, currently based in Portland, Oregon. She has traveled to 40+ countries, lived on four continents, and called the United Arab Emirates home for over two years.

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Virtual Session Request

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The Career Center hosts several virtual employer sessions throughout the year. Topics may include:

– Presenting career and internship opportunities that are available with your organization
– Professional development/resumes, interview tips, etc.
– Pipeline creation: Presenting your organization and building …

By Monica Clem
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How to Begin a Conversation with an Alumni Mentor

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Edinboro University alumni are always giving back to their alma mater in meaningful ways through our annual fund, volunteer opportunities, and scholarship donations. The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning and the Office of Alumni Engagement are excited to …

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5 Resume Writing Tips for Remote Jobs

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Since 2005, the remote workforce has grown 173 percent—and it doesn’t look to be slowing down any time soon. In fact, 74 percent of the workforce would prefer to …
By Monica Clem
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What to Know as a First-Generation College Student

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One thing that many first-generation college students seem to share is a lack of knowledge about how higher education works.(GETTY IMAGES)

FOR MANY first-generation college students, being an academic …

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