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CareerServices

Staff


  Claudia Ward
 Senior Advisor, Career Services
 (970) 339-6515
 claudia.ward@aims.edu

 
Student Success Center

Greeley Campus, CCTR 266
Greeley, CO 80632

Professional education and background: Claudia holds a master’s degree in Adult Learning & Development from Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition, she has taken graduate coursework in Curriculum Development at Northwestern University in Chicago and in Counseling at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Her undergraduate work was at Urbana College, where she majored in English. Basically she is a teacher; 7-12 Language Arts in several states, ESL and GED at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, New York, and for the Department of Corrections in New York and Ohio. She also was the Outreach Coordinator for Ford Motor Company. While at Cleveland State, she taught freshmen composition and was an advisor in the Humanities Department. Most recently, she worked at Cuyahoga County Workforce Development (Cleveland).

Area of specialty: Her area of specialty would be all the components of job search, including resume writing, cover letters, interviewing techniques and, as a member of the Career Services team, student advising. Technology has changed the way we job search.

Personal philosophy of career advising: She believes education is a lifelong gift that everyone deserves. She enjoys assisting students in exploring their dreams and goals. It is a privilege to watch students discover who they are and realize all the possibilities this world holds for them.