George Mason University
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George Mason University

Employer Advisory Board

Build connections,  Enrich your brand,  Give back


Career Services is offering you an enhanced relationship through discussion and collaboration. The Employer Advisory Board gathers employers and Career Services staff together to discuss crucial issues in the economy, Mason's preparation of future employees, and company interests. The Employer Advisory Board helps improve Mason – and through improving Mason, improving what we can offer you.

Member Benefits

Discover: Learn about George Mason University and our unique place in the market
Connect: Build relationships with other employers to discuss recruiting trends and best practices
Influence: Shape future services and programs within Career Services and the University
Enhance: Raise your visibility on campus and strengthen your brand with VIP notification of Career Services programming
Learn: Hear from well-respected Mason faculty and staff about higher ed topics, current research, and cutting edge technology
Develop: Attend recruiter workshops to sharpen your practical skills and to keep on top of trends in university recruiting
Understand: Learn about the student labor market as it is developing
Credit: Get acknowledgement on our Employer Advisory Board webpage, including a photo and personal / company bio

Your Commitment

Meetings: Twice per year (end of fall and spring semesters) typically half days from early morning breakfast to mid-morning with optional programming following
Committee work: Contribute to the fulfillment of the University Career Services strategic plan by serving on one of two committees focused on increasing access to experiential learning
Fees: There is currently no set fee to serve on the board, but members are encouraged to support the Unpaid Internship Scholarship Fund
Two-Year Terms: With potential for reappointment


Connect with Saskia Clay-Rooks, Executive Director, to learn more about joining the Employer Advisory Board.

  • 15 - 25 members per year
  • Representation will cover a variety of industries and job responsibilities.
  • Initially some members will serve one-year terms in order to stagger future year memberships.
  • The Chair of the Board is selected by the Director of Career Services and serves a two-year term.