Brett McKinney

Career Coach

Brett McKinney

Brett McKinney is a Career Coach in Career and Professional Development at St. Edward’s University. Brett assists students in developing their career goals, as well as supporting them throughout the job and internship interview process with resume/cover letter writing, mock interviews, and more. Before joining the team at St. Edward’s University, Brett worked as a middle school special education teacher, with the production team at Nickelodeon, and most recently in Admissions and New Student Programs at his alma mater, Portland State University. He received his Master of Science in Special Education from Hunter College and has a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising Management from Portland State.

Brett works with students in the Bill Munday School of Business.

 

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15 Kinds of Jobs That Are In Demand—and Growing—Heading Into 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, it quickly disrupted every aspect of work. Offices shut down. Those lucky enough to keep their jobs found themselves working from home, clicking into video meeting after video meeting, some while caring …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
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5 Books College Graduates Entering the Hybrid Workplace Need to Read

The graduating class of 2021 may have not had the ideal senior year, but they are proving to be the most resilient. While students had to adjust from learning face-to-face and meeting in the library on campus to the digital …

By Stephanie Jones - Vault
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5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last opportunity if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef …

By Andrew Fennell - Vault
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