Jason De La Rosa

Director of Career and Professional Development

Jason De La Rosa

Jason De La Rosa serves as the Director of Career and Professional Development (CAPD) at St. Edward’s University. With over 16 years of experience in program development and a passion for higher education, Jason understands the importance of building rapport, researching best practices, and adapting to ever-changing situations to help his students and team reach their personal and professional goals and objectives. He takes great pride in motivating and inspiring his students and team to continuously challenge themselves. Prior to becoming the Director of Career and Professional Development, he created and implemented St. Edward’s University’s Pre-Health Professions program, which is now housed under CAPD. Jason received his Master of Arts in the Social Sciences, with an emphasis in Sociology, from the University of Chicago and has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology from Southwestern University.

 

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How Older Job Seekers Can Increase Their Tech Savvy

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As organizations switch to work-from-home models in the wake of COVID-19 and interviews, on-boarding, and professional development all continue to go virtual, technology has become an even more important piece of the job search puzzle.

While job seekers of all …

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Turning Your Current Job Into Your Dream Job

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In medicine— as in other areas of life— the next best thing seems just around the next corner, whether it’s the next best diagnostic test, surgical equipment, or electronic medical record. As a result, we can feel as …

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

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Why joining a virtual info session can change your career

In the midst of a pandemic, typical ways of meeting recruiters and expanding connections through means such as career fairs have been put on hold. Information sessions that students and …

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5 Digital Skills That Will Help You Get A Better Title And Make More Money At The Start Of Your Career

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Getting your degree is a major investment in yourself, but your learning shouldn’t stop there. While a science or liberal arts education can serve as an important foundation for your other skills, you’re still going to need those “other skills” …

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Venmo Emoji Hacks, Innovation Tournaments, And More: My Summer Internship At PayPal

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Some internships are memorable because of the friends you make. Others are important for your career because of the skills you learned or the connections you made. And sometimes you get to do work that really makes a difference at …

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Top 10 Healthcare Jobs – That Don’t Require a Doctorate Degree

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare employment is projected to grow faster than any other sector, increasing 14% over the next decade, and adding roughly 1.9 million new jobs. Why so much growth? The growth …

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The Road to Medical School

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From Dr. House to Meredith Grey and even Dr. Who, physicians are embedded everywhere in pop culture. The usual stereotype is a confident, all-knowing doctor who walks into a scene of panic and despair and instantly provides …

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