Roundtable: Educators and Employers

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Virtual Roundtable:
Addressing a Leaky Pipeline

October 23, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm EDT Online
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From National Association of Colleges
and Employers (NACE):

Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director
Edwin W. Koc, Director of Research, Public Policy, and Legislative Affairs
Matthew Brink, Assistant Executive Director, Programs & Services

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For: Employers, Curriculum Professionals, Academic Advisors, Career Advisors, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals, Policy Makers, Educators, Workforce Development

NACE has conducted research from perspectives of employers, students, and academic institutions. In this session data will be shared on trends, gaps, and resultant insights impacting the STEAM pipeline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math).

Data will be presented on:
• Career Readiness Capabilities
• Interdisciplinary Structures
• Internships/Co-ops/Apprenticeships
• Integrating STEAM into the Pipeline

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.


About our Speaker:

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Marilyn Mackes, Executive Director, National Association of Colleges and Employers

Marilyn Mackes is the executive director of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), a position she assumed in 1997. Mackes leads an organization of more than 3,100 employing organizations and educational institutions engaged in the career development and employment process of college students and alumni. In her extensive interactions with recruiting professionals, leaders in business and education, and the media, she addresses issues such as employment and salary trends, benchmarking and best practices, candidate expectations, and developing effective recruiting strategies.

About the National Association of Colleges and Employers:

Established in 1956, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,200 college career services professionals; over 3,400 university relations and recruiting professionals; and nearly 300 business solution providers that serve this community.

NACE provides its members with high-quality resources and research; networking and professional development opportunities; and standards, ethics, advocacy, and guidance on key issues.


Professionals from educational institutions, companies, non-profits, and governments coming together to address expanding opportunities and systemic challenges.

Professionals from educational institutions, companies, non-profits, and governments coming together to address expanding opportunities and systemic challenges.

Members of this Roundtable have formed a working group to develop the Westchester Certificate. Curriculum modules in Lab Safety, Good Laboratory Notebook PracticeAseptic TechniquesSustainability in the Lab, and the Drug Development Process provide literacy and hands-on experience to accelerate success in research environments.

It’s not too late to get involved. We are seeking feedback on the Curriculum, including content, delivery, and testing modes. Do you have a moment to review? Send a quick note and we’ll share our homework. info@westchesterbiotechproject.org

Co-Chairs:
Carla Romney, D.Sc.,
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences
and Education, Boston University
Amy Allen, Vice President, Westchester County Association