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Guide students to synthesize their career exploration journey, and map equitable access pathways that leverage connections for transformative professional growth and career success.


>>   Provide life compass assessments to explore career pathways.
>>   Engage students with innovative, accessible, and inclusive professional development programming.
>>   Cultivate equitable opportunities thru internships, experiential learning, and
    professional experiences that lead to dynamic careers.
>>   Build employer relations for career opportunities and institutional partnerships.




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Career Connection: Wagner College Rosa Santana


Rosa Santana

Director of Career Planning and Development

Rosa Santana is an innovative design, career, and technology connoisseur with experience in higher education administration, recruitment, and design industries. She serves Wagner students by guiding and elevating their careers. She works with students and alumni in locating opportunities suited to their career needs. Rosa creates and executes programming centered around professional development, self-manifestation, and core competency skills building. She is continuously looking for opportunities to provide a spectrum of tools, resources, and guides for students and alumni in career success. Rosa spearheads a gamut of projects that cultivate effective programming, sustainable business relationships, technology efficiency, and student-centric environments. As a proud Afro-Latina, Rosa Santana aspires for greatness in all areas of her life. Conversations about business, technology, innovative gadgets, and self-development techniques are a few of her passions. 


In progress - Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education Leadership

Master of Science in Educational Media Design and Technology

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts and Technology: Graphic Design




Career Connection: Wagner College Elvis Santos


Elvis Santos

Career Services Specialist

Elvis Santos is a passionate and driven higher education professional with his expertise centered around career counseling, championing student success, business development, & employer relations. He joins Wagner College in the Office of Career Planning & Development as a Career Services Specialist providing students with professional development, growth, internships, and employment opportunities. In addition, he is responsible for Wagner College’s visibility with students through programming, development, and department collaborations and industry professionals by creating opportunities for collaborations in the classroom and on-campus programming.


Master of Education in Higher Education, Leadership for Student Success

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies




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