Who We Are
Since 2011, General Assembly has transformed tens of thousands of careers through pioneering, experiential education in today’s most in-demand skills.
As featured in The Economist, Wired, and The New York Times, GA offers training in web development, data, design, business, and more, both online and at campuses around the world.
Our global professional community boasts 40,000 alumni and counting. In addition to fostering career growth for individuals, GA helps employers cultivate top tech talent and spur innovation by transforming their teams through strategic learning.
More than 21,000 employees at elite companies worldwide have honed their digital fluency with our corporate training programs.
GA has also been recognized as one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500, and Fast Company has dubbed us leaders in World-Changing Ideas as well as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Education.
The goal of the Career Coach is to ensure students are supported as they start to think about their next professional steps and graduates are prepared and confident in their job search.
A balance of ensuring that graduates are empowered to find jobs in a timely manner, as well as find roles that they are passionate about, is critical for this role.
Looking for applicants who are open to part-time work and for future openings.
Coach & Counselor - Ensure all job-seeking students & graduates have a smooth transition from the classroom to job seeking and that they feel supported during this process.
Reduce anxiety for students & graduates around their job search through clear communication. Help students identify their personal goals to best impact their job search & educational experience.
Content Delivery - Educate students & graduates of immersive programs on skills needed to perform an effective job search.
Lead both recurring one-on-one and classroom based programming.
Content Creation - Work with teams at GA that are responsible for curriculum to highlight updates as needed and create new student-facing resources.
Be a key thought partner in the curriculum and resource creation.
Internal Team Connector - Utilize and coordinate with GA community resources as needed to acquire additional educational opportunities (mock technical interviews, project feedback, etc.)
Risk Management - Track student progress and highlight to teammates and stakeholders when a student isn’t doing well or falling out of communication.
Also, ensure that we’re putting quality, qualified grads into our community.
Skills & Qualifications
Awareness of tech job market and breadth of opportunities.
is someone people like working for and with.
can inspire and motivate entire units or organizations.
has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace.
monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.
uses resources effectively and efficiently arranges information and files in a useful manner.
waits for others to catch up before acting; sensitive to due process and proper pacing; follows established process .
can change tactics midstream when something isn’t working.