Jane Bessette is one of the most passionate women you will meet. Jane is the Director of Career Connections and Alumni Relations at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is responsible for providing career education, exploration and opportunities to College of Business undergraduate & graduate students as well as alumni. Serves as college liaison to employers and community contacts and coordinates internships. Working very close with organizations located both locally and globally she works to learn the organizations needs and the college graduates who can meet those needs. But her desire to help the soon to be and recent college graduates from the University is inspiring. You can sense she truly wants to make sure college graduates find a career they are happy with.
But more importantly, Jane Bessette does not just help graduates find a career after college, she teaches you the tools you will need in the professional workplace. Throughout each school year she organizes events to prepare students for success such as resume writing, networking, dressing for success, preparing for interviews, and much more. What is especially inspiring about Jane is her availability to students. She works all hours of the day to help coach and prepare students for their future careers.
Jane Bessette is truly inspiring students to take control of their future and prepare for life after college. She is constantly working to recruit more corporations to hire recent UNR graduates. In addition to finding the most up to date recruitment techniques to help students gain a competitive edge in the recruitment process. Furthermore, she continuously gets feedback from corporations as to what they are looking for from new hires and in what areas new hires can improve. Such as in writing, speaking, proficiency in computers, etc. And then caters events to help teach students what she has learned.
Providing students with tools to achieve success after college is what Jane Bessette is passionate about. She is an incredible leader for the students at UNR, making a tremendous impact that is benefiting everyone around us. Do you know someone making an impact in the lives of students in your community? Please share in a comment below.