About Leah Fletcher

Connecting KC area and worldwide employers with Park University graduates. Empowering students and alumni to tell their professional stories. Preparing Park University students for the workforce and providing programming that will allow them to excel in their specific fields. #HireAPirate

Lessons Learned: From International Student to Executive

Job searching is overwhelming and those in the process can find themselves stuck mulling through thousands of open positions not sure where to start - that's exactly why Career Development exists, to help students figure out what they want and how to approach it. Now imagine for a moment that you are an international student and [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Work + Life|

Maximize That Winter Break of Yours

Finals week is winding down and Winter Break is within reach -cheers! It's about that time of year in Missouri where you need five layers to leave the house and hot coffee is a must in the morning (if it's not already a year-round necessity). Kudos to those reading from Arizona and California, I hope [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Career|

Let’s Intern!

Early October marked the end of 8-week courses or the mid-mark for 16-week courses -- either way, you probably enjoyed a lavish getaway during Fall Break.  No? Okay, maybe you just enjoyed a short break from school to regroup and prepare for classes to rev back up.  If you are a Senior, you might have graduation on your [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Career|

Company Profile | Prudential

Your Next Challenge Is Here Now! Challenges make for an exciting and fulfilling life. Here at The Prudential Insurance Company of America, they're also our business. We've been meeting our customers' financial challenges for over 135 years, helping generations of families build wealth and protect their assets. Clients come to us with a challenge of [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Profile|

If You Do Something, Something Will Happen

Recently I had the chance to watch a TEDx event that discussed that exact phrase and how it can change one’s perception on pursuing a career. Each student and alumni’s job search is different and my advice for their approach will vary depending on their situation, experience, and goals. While the idea of finding and [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Career, Work + Life|

4 Finance Apps You Should Be Using

My father preached that if you wanted something, research needed to be done and funds needed to be lined up—when I say research, I mean that full-on spreadsheet analyses were included in the process.  I remember the day our family’s Toyota Previa surpassed 300,000 miles and its life would slowly begin the dreaded descent.  My [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Finance|

Translate That Current Job Into A Career

The climate in higher education is continuously changing and the majority of students are now working part- or full-time jobs to help pay for school and living expenses.  If you are eager to look beyond these positions into the future—graduating with that degree, it can be difficult to stay committed to high-quality work at that [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Work + Life|

Company Profile | SunSmart Technologies

Join our Better Energy Team! SunSmart Technologies is in search of top-talent teammates who will push to make our team better in service of our vision, a better tomorrow than we have today. We hire talented professionals who at their core are growth minded, take on a challenge with stride, and passionately believe in the [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Profile|

Company Profile | OEC Group

We believe that successful companies have a unique culture, and they work hard to protect that culture. Our environment breeds success by allowing our employees to achieve beyond their own expectations. These qualities are how we treat every client and shipment. At OEC Group our culture is about exceeding our customers' expectations. Our atmosphere nurtures [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Profile|

Another Networking Event? Make It Count!

You’ve heard the term and you have grown accustomed to hearing it whenever someone is discussing their career—networking.  Everyone is saying you need it and you decide after turning down those morning or evening events to meet up with other professionals for a month you are going to see what all the fuss is about.  [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Career|