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Leslie Scheck

Leslie Scheck

Associate Director, Career Advising & Education

Augustana College

I am a career counselor who is passionate about careers and helping students discover and navigate their career path. My experiences include working with diverse students in the areas of careers, school counseling, and mental health. I currently work with students in the major areas of Accounting, Business Administration: Fin...

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Augustana College

Associate Director, Career Advising & Education

• Manage the Career Advising & Education team including 3 professional staff
• Oversee the programming and services for the Career Advising & Education to increase career outcomes of college students

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Career Development, Augustana College

Career Coach

• Increase career outcomes of college students through individual meetings, classroom visits, and workshops on topics related to resumes, interview skills, networking, internships, career exploration, and social media
• Create connections between employers, faculty, and students to provide job and internship opportunities nationwide and worldwide
• Research and explore careers in the areas of Accounting, Business, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics
• Interpret and utilize assessments such as MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory with students individually and in group settings to help students explore their career interests and set career goals

Career Development, Augustana College

Assistant Director for Augustana in Australia Internship Program

• Coordinate internship abroad program in Sydney, Australia and the pre-programming excursion through the north and south islands of New Zealand by establishing standards, regulations and requirements for the programs
• Develop strategies for recruiting and advising applicants, including hosting promotional info sessions for interested applicants, implementing marketing materials and representing the program at the study abroad fair
• Serve as point of contact for students in Australia by promptly addressing and resolving any issues and concerns
• Assist with pre-departure orientation through completing risk management when processing applications
• Ensure visa material is in compliance with federal regulations for both domestic and international students
• Teach and develop curriculum for the 5 week Australia seminar class to ensure students are educated on Australia culture and work practices, transitioning abroad, and fulfilling learning objectives through hands on practical experience
• Conduct site visits in Sydney to ensure interns are meeting their responsibilities and chaperone the New Zealand trip

Upper Iowa University

Adjunct Professor

•Provide instruction for senior research students in the areas of human services and psychology
•Supervise internships to ensure that academics benchmarks and requirements are met by the student
•Create lesson plans to teach research, writing, and citation skills to students