Workshop: Developing a Career Culture

Bridging the Gap…The Changing Focus of Higher Education and Employability of Graduates

When: Friday, April 28, 2017, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Stanbridge University, Irvine, CA

Handouts from the workshop are available to CAPPS Members in the Workshop Archives.

With greater focus emerging on the Gainful Employment of our graduates, employability becomes the ultimate measurement of institutional success.

With over 20 years of Workforce Development experience, Career TEAM has developed curriculum and strategies to engage, support, and retain under-resourced populations including Welfare to Work, Youth, and the Long-Term Unemployed.

Join the discussion on the importance of developing a “Career Culture” and learn how to infuse these ideas at every level of your institution. All with the ultimate goal of supporting traditionally under-served students to succeed in the classroom, the interview and beyond!

Workshop Presenter: Micaela Alpers, President, Career TEAM’s Education Division

With a background in higher education, coaching, and career development, Micaela strongly believes that education is a gateway to empowerment, confidence, and most of all – choice! As a result, what excites her the most about her role is sharing Career Team’s 20 years of Workforce Development experience with partner institutions and, ultimately, with graduates. Prior to CTL, she served as National Director of Sales for McGraw Hill Education. Micaela completed the Accomplishment Coaching leadership and coaches training program in 2013 and she is also a certified trainer in the Aha! Process, Bridges Out Of Poverty program.

About Career TEAM


Career TEAM exists to accelerate the human condition.  Since 1996 we have placed & trained over 100,000 job seekers and staff. We provide innovative solutions to complex social challenges such as closing the opportunity divide, reducing unemployment, and eradicating poverty. CTL’s service initiatives include running programs for TANF, American Job Centers, Platform to Employment, and other programs designed to support hard to serve individuals.

In 2012, CTL scaled into higher education with an innovative career development platform entitled, The Career EDGE.  EDGE provides content and tools that enhance the student experience from admission to job placement resulting in increased retention, graduation, and placement rates. Our solutions provide faculty and career services staff with scalable tools that improve professional development and employer partnerships.

Start Time

10:00 am

Friday, April 28, 2017

Finish Time

3:00 pm

Friday, April 28, 2017


Stanbridge University, 2041 Business Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92612