Erik Simon (Arts and Letters, 5+1)
Erik Simon serves as the Graduate Career Consultant for the College of Arts & Letters (including IPS PhD and 5+1 Program). As a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Facilitator with a background in elementary education and higher education student affairs, Erik takes a holistic, "Self-Authorship" approach to personal and professional development in order to empower, serve, and support students in reaching their short-term and long-term goals. With over seven years’ experience in Career Services focused on the Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, and Communication, he upholds the value of a liberal arts education. Erik is also a member of the Graduate Career Consortium, National Association of Colleges & Employers, and National Career Development Association.
Virtual and In-Person Schedule and Contact Information
The Graduate Career Services team will be on different in-person and virtual schedules during the fall semester for appointments to minimize the amount of staff in our office on any given day due to the current health situation. Virtual appointments will also be available on days staff are in the office. You can schedule appointments and view Erik's availability through our career management system "Handshake". Feel free to email him directly if you have any questions or are having any challenges with finding times in the system. If you choose to meet in-person, please make sure to view the new Graduate Career Services appointment protocol for in-person appointments. Erik's schedule through the end of the semester is below:
- Mondays - In-Person
- Tuesdays - In-Person (Appointments also open to Engineering students until Engineering Consultant position is filled)
- Wednesdays - Rotates every week (Starts In-Person on 7/29/20) - Appointments also open to Engineering students until Engineering Consultant position is filled
- Thursdays - Virtual
- Fridays - Virtual
Erik Simon, M.Ed.
Career Consultant - Arts and Letters
W528 Duncan Student Center
firstname.lastname@example.org / 574-631-1892
Students, 5+1 Postdocs, and Recent Alumni
Schedule an Appointment on "Handshake" (Email Erik if you can't find a time in the system)
Join an Online Advanced Degree "Career Community" (Hosted within "Google Classroom") - Build your professional network and a strategic plan within career paths of interest alongside fellow graduate students, postdocs, and recent alumni through advanced degree (Masters and Ph.D.) "Career Communities". The communities include targeted resource libraries, curated alumni contacts, live updates/notifications, messaging for questions and resource sharing, and more. You can opt-in and opt-out of different groups whenever you would like. The initiative is meant to enhance resources such as LinkedIn and Irish Compass (Notre Dame's main alumni career mentorship platform) and to serve as a resource for those with similar career interests to interact. Multiple information sessions will be held throughout the fall semester to learn how to best use the system. You can join each group using the following codes: