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Employer Relations

Holly Akers

Associate Director, Employer Relations & Outreach

Holly Akers is a proven professional who currently serves as Associate Director of Employer Relations and Outreach at Lafayette College’s Gateway Career Center. Holly’s robust business and marketing skills have been integral factors in her success in increasing employer interaction with the college— a feat that has actualized student opportunities for externships, internships, and permanent positions of employment upon graduation.
Her versatility is evidenced by the eclectic makeup of her professional endeavors, which includes positions in the publishing, banking, government, architecture, engineering and construction industries. Holly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts and a Master of Business Administration in Executive Administration from Centenary University.

Specialties and Interests

Employer Relations responsibilities encompass the following industries: Accounting, Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Commercial Banking & Credit, Construction, Development, Design - Engineering Related, Economic Development, Environmental Engineering, Financial Careers, Financial Careers- technology, Geology , Government - Local, State & Federal-Finance/Engineering, Government Relations/Legislative/Public Policy, Insurance, Investment / Portfolio Management, Investment Banking, Management Consulting, Politics, Real Estate, Structural Engineering, Traffic and Transportation Design, Utilities and Renewable Energy,Wealth Management


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