Academic Advisor With Experience Counseling College And High School Students
- Waterloo, Iowa Area
- Higher Education
Heidi Seegers's Overview
- Academic Advisor for School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services at University of Northern Iowa
- Director of Career Services at Iowa Wesleyan College
- High School Guidance Counselor at Sumner-Fredericksburg High School
Heidi Seegers' Summary
Higher Education professional with 12 years of counseling experience working with college and high school students. Strong public speaking skills through teaching a freshman seminar course and presenting college career programs as well as teaching career courses for juniors in high school and 7th grade students.
Heidi Seegers' Experience
Academic Advisor for School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services
Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry
June 2013 – Present (1 year 5 months) Cedar Falls, Iowa
*Advise and register students majoring in health, physical education and leisure services programs
*Present information on College of Education programs to prospective students and families at Panther Peek Visit Days
Director of Career Services
Educational Institution; 51-200 employees; Higher Education industry
August 2006 – May 2013 (6 years 10 months)
*Guided, counseled and assisted traditional and adult college students with career concerns and planning.
*Provided classroom presentations through Don't Cancel Class to all 7 divisions at Iowa Wesleyan College, tailored to the needs of the classroom demographics and professor request.
*Organized and presented annual Etiquette Dinner and Career Symposium with Director of Alumni Association and Student Alumni Association.
*Presented career workshops on job search strategies, designing a resume and cover letter, interview preparation, dress for success and life after college.
*Advisor for approximately 17 first year students and half of the students who are undecided on a major.
*Designed handouts on Choosing a College Major, Writing a Resume and Cover Letter, Job Search Strategies, Interview Preparation, Life After College and Preparing for Graduate School.
High School Guidance Counselor
Sumner-Fredericksburg High School
July 2002 – May 2006 (3 years 11 months)
*Counseled high school students on post-secondary options, career choices and personal problems.
*Organized annual course registration for over 300 students in grades 8-11.
*Prepared scholarship and award information for review by Awards Committee and high school faculty which was presented at annual Awards Night ceremony.
*Reviewed high school transcripts and tracked credits toward meeting graduation requirements.
Heidi Seegers' Skills & Expertise
- Student Development
- Career Counseling
- Cover Letters
- Job Search Strategies
- Higher Education
- Event Planning
- Student Affairs
Heidi Seegers' Education
Master of Education, School Counseling
1999 – 2002
Activities and Societies: Worked with Iowa State Recreation Services while attending school.
Bachelor of Arts, Public Relations
1993 – 1997
*Outstanding Member of Public Relations Student Society of America, 1997-98
*Recipient of W. Timothy Pohl PRide Award, recognizing professional public relations experience and activities, May 1997
*Public Relations Student Society of America Scholarship Award, May 1997
Activities and Societies: Public Relations Student Society of America
Heidi Seegers' Honors and Awards
Wesleyan Seminar Service Learning Project Of The YearIowa Wesleyan College Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement
- April 2010
Outstanding Education Program for Etiquette Dinner and Career SymposiumIowa Wesleyan College Student Activities Office
- April 2008
Heidi Seegers' Volunteer Experience & Causes
March of Dimes
May 2006 – present (8 years 6 months)
Since May 2006, I have raised money and walked in March for Babies in honor of my daughter, Bailey Hope. Team Bailey has raised $2,921.00.
Faith Lutheran ChurchJanuary 2011 – May 2013 (2 years 5 months)
Managed expenses and payroll for the church using Quickbooks.
Help 2 OthersSeptember 2006 – May 2013 (6 years 9 months)
This organization provides monetary assistance through gift cards to families in Henry County experiencing medical hardship or devastation such as house fires.