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About Career Development

  • Career Development Staff 2021
    Location and Hours

    We're located in the Blackmore Library on the west end of the second floor. During the school year we're open from 8:30 am to noon and 1-5 pm
    Phone: 614-236-6606
    Email: CareerDevelopment@capital.edu

    Directions

    Directions and parking for Capital University‘s Bexley Campus  

    Ethical Standards

    Principles for Professional Practice

    Career Development Services Policies
    Students/Alumni 
    Employers

    Career Development Research and Presentations 
    2018 Employer Survey Results and Analysis
    Employer Survey Presentation Slides

    Vocation

    Classroom presentation notes
    Vocation Handout
    Job-Career-Vocation
    Arm-folding exercise
    Three Views on Vocation

  • Eric Anderson

    DIRECTOR

    Eric NewEric works with students on major & career planning, internship & job preparation, and the graduate & professional school application process. He also serves as an advisor for Undeclared students, and works closely with faculty to deliver a broad range of classroom presentations on a variety of career topics.

    Eric’s articles and conference presentations include “Practical Exercises for Understanding Vocational Fit” (2017), “Free Will, Choice, and Discovery on the Career Voyage” (2015), “A Practical 'Happenstance' or 'Voyage' Exercise” (2014), “Stop Saying Career “Path”!” (2013) and “The future is actually behind us: why chaos and happenstance theories are counterintuitive” (2012).

    Jennifer Vrobel

    ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

    Jennifer VrobelJennifer works with students on career planning and internship/job preparation, manages our Peer Career Advisors, and serves as the lead administrator for Capital’s job board. She also works with employers who are seeking Capital students and alumni, and coordinates Capital’s participation in annual career fairs.

    Jennifer works closely with student organizations on career development presentations, including how to write a resume/cover letter, risk management & social media, career fair workshops, and interview skills, as well as specialized presentations like "Career Developmentopoly" (an interactive career quiz), and "A League of Her Own" (a discussion of discrimination and bias that womxn face in school, workforce, and leadership positions).  She is a former board member of the Ohio College Personnel Association (OCPA) and chaired the Careers in Student Affairs Conference in 2019 Capital.

     


    Peer Career Advisor bios for 2021-22

     

    Joyce

    Joyce BarrJoyce is a senior English Literature and Psychology major. She recently completed a summer internship with her father's funeral home. She is also a receptionist for Academic Success. After graduation, she plans to attend an institute of mortuary science and pursue a career as a Funeral Director.

    Robert

    Robert CumberlanderRobert is a senior Film & Media Production major with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  Driven by a passion for storytelling, Robert began to explore creative and professional writing.  He is now the editor-in-chief of The Chimes, Capital's student newspaper.  Currently, Robert is working part-time to create billboards and web articles for BillboardsIn.com.  After graduation, he would like to land a job working behind the scenes at a Columbus news station, while also taking the time to finish writing his novels.

    Anthony

    Anthony DiCerboAnthony is a junior professional writing/journalism major.  He also writes for The Chimes, often covering sports, either on campus or at the professional level.  He is also a member of the international English honors society.  After school, Anthony wants to continue doing sports journalism.  In his free time, Anthony enjoys watching esports and playing disc golf.  

    MacKenzie

    MacKenzie LangeMacKenzie is a senior Financial Economics major with an Entrepreneurship minor. She has been involved in many things on campus such as Student Government, Delta Sigma Pi, and the Student Athletic Advisory Committee.  This past summer, she completed an internship with Lange Photographics, Inc. in Wapakoneta, Ohio, where she plans to continue her career post-graduation.

    Deanna

    Deanna FryDeanna is a junior Public Relations major with minors in Emerging Media and Organizational Communication.  She is President of PRSSA and Director of the Capital Visions Firm.  She is also a member of Circle K International and Cru.  She previously remotely interned for the Short North Arts District as a social media intern.  After graduation, Deanna hopes to work at a PR agency in Columbus.

    Melissa

    Melissa BlackfordMelissa is a sophomore with a professional writing & journalism major.  Her specialization is pre-law, and she is in the 3+3 pre-law program at Capital.  She was a reporter for the Chimes newspaper team in her first year, and she is a self-taught digital artist.  She plans to move on to Capital's law school and then pursue a career in law as a defense attorney.