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Allison, an international university recruitment associate director, is responsible for recruitment throughout the US. She travels around the country to MBA fairs to promote her university's programs and to answer questions as well as interview students for the program. She tells us that in today's world, it is very important to know a second language, so you should really pay attention when learning the language in school.

School: IE Business School
Degree: Business Administration
Job Title: Associate Director of North America
Employer: IE Business School

Job Summary: College Recruiter

Job Description

College recruiters convince high school and community college students to get their advanced degrees from the college or university that they represent. College recruiters often travel to various career fairs and meet with a wide range of students. Sometimes, they search locally and recruit the most talented students from their own neighborhoods, while other times, they travel across the country to meet with the best and brighest high school graduates in the nation.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$30,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
15 to 21 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Long hours, Seasonal
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel, Outdoor, Remote
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Organizational skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Problem solving skills

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m='13900'>for</span> <span m='14280'>our</span> <span m='14450'>various</span> <span m='14860'>programs--</span> <span m='15420'>undergrad</span> <span m='16090'>and</span> <span m='16590'>graduate</span> <span m='17030'>programs--</span> <span m='17630'>on</span> <span m='17780'>the</span> <span m='17850'>West</span> <span m='18150'>Coast</span> <span m='18630'>and</span> <span m='19080'>the</span> <span m='19140'>Midwest.</span> <span m='20060'>So,</span> <span m='20470'>I</span> <span m='20550'>do</span> <span m='20690'>a</span> <span m='20750'>lot</span> <span m='20930'>of</span> <span m='20980'>traveling</span> <span m='21540'>around</span> <span m='21760'>the</span> <span m='21830'>country</span> <span m='22450'>to</span> <span m='23880'>MBA</span> <span m='24270'>fairs</span> <span m='24980'>to</span> <span m='25190'>promote</span> <span m='25530'>our</span> <span m='25660'>programs.</span> <span m='26470'>And</span> <span m='27000'>follow</span> <span m='27260'>up</span> <span m='27430'>with</span> <span m='27560'>students</span> <span m='28670'>and</span> <span m='29170'>answer</span> <span m='29440'>any</span> <span m='29550'>questions</span> <span m='29900'>that</span> <span m='29990'>they</span> <span m='30080'>have</span> <span m='30260'>about</span> <span m='30480'>the</span> <span m='30560'>programs</span> <span m='31300'>and</span> <span m='31680'>interview</span> <span m='32170'>them.</span> </p><p><span m='33400'>I</span> <span m='33550'>did</span> <span m='33890'>my</span> <span m='34130'>undergrad</span> <span m='34650'>at</span> <span m='34940'>the</span> <span m='35010'>University</span> <span m='35490'>of</span> <span m='35540'>Michigan.</span> <span m='36260'>I</span> <span m='36330'>went</span> <span m='36540'>to the</span> <span m='36710'>Ross</span> <span m='36870'>School of</span> <span m='37130'>Business</span> <span m='37540'>there.</span> <span m='37930'>And</span> <span m='38130'>then</span> <span m='38330'>moved</span> <span m='38590'>to</span> <span m='38670'>Europe</span> <span m='39070'>and</span> <span m='39210'>was</span> <span m='39380'>working</span> <span m='39710'>in</span> <span m='39850'>HR</span> <span m='41270'>in</span> <span m='41570'>Madrid</span> <span m='42120'>for</span> <span m='42590'>about</span> <span m='42830'>four</span> <span m='43030'>years.</span> <span m='43380'>And</span> <span m='43490'>then</span> <span m='43660'>got</span> <span m='43980'>my</span> <span m='45250'>masters--</span> <span m='45530'>my</span> <span m='45810'>MBA</span> <span m='46790'>at</span> <span m='47330'>IE</span> <span m='47850'>university,</span> <span m='48420'>actually--</span> <span m='48990'>and</span> <span m='49310'>fell</span> <span m='49490'>in</span> <span m='49550'>love</span> <span m='49710'>with</span> <span m='49830'>the</span> <span m='49910'>school</span> <span m='50790'>and</span> <span m='51040'>the</span> <span m='51100'>programs.</span> </p><p><span m='51940'>And</span> <span m='52240'>when</span> <span m='52450'>I</span> <span m='52550'>decided</span> <span m='52980'>to</span> <span m='53070'>move</span> <span m='53210'>back</span> <span m='53430'>to</span> <span m='53510'>the</span> <span m='53610'>states,</span> <span m='54190'>I</span> <span m='54280'>thought</span> <span m='54520'>what</span> <span m='54690'>better</span> <span m='54890'>way</span> <span m='55190'>to</span> <span m='55720'>stay</span> <span m='55950'>in</span> <span m='56100'>touch</span> <span m='56430'>with</span> <span m='56900'>the</span> <span m='57000'>school</span> <span m='57360'>then</span> <span m='57620'>to</span> <span m='57930'>start</span> <span m='58150'>working</span> <span m='58460'>for</span> <span m='58550'>them.</span> </p><p><span m='59400'>One</span> <span m='59750'>thing</span> <span m='59920'>that</span> <span m='60020'>I</span> <span m='60080'>wish</span> <span m='60370'>I</span> <span m='60570'>knew</span> <span m='60890'>in</span> <span m='61000'>high</span> 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