April Patten

Associate Director, Career Management
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3206

Biography

April Patten is an Associate Director in Career Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business, leading the team of Career Coaches working with students across all Specialized Masters programs.  In addition to team management and strategy, she ensures consistent quality across programs, staff development, and program design that fits the needs of each unique program.  

 

April believes partnership with Career Management is crucial for student success, and the earlier this partnership begins the better.  Working closely with the career professionals on her team has a tremendous impact on students’ ability to tell their stories, represent themselves well, and compete effectively for roles that fit their values, skills, and motivations.

 

 In addition to her 16 years in career management, April has extensive experience in industry recruiting, talent management, and online ATS Systems, as well as expertise as a Certified Career Management Coach, University Career Coach, MBA Career Coach, and Professional Resume Writer. She holds a B.B.A. in Management and International Studies from CMU, an M.Ed. in Human Relations from NAU, and a Certificate of Global Advocacy from ASU.

Education

 B.B.A. in Management and International Studies from CMU

M.Ed. in Human Relations from NAU

Certificate of Global Advocacy from ASU. 

Courses

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WPC 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MGT 594Conference and Workshop