Brief Biography: James Westhoff

James has worked in the career development field for over 20 years.  He started his career at Colorado State University’s Career Center and worked there as a Graduate Assistant as he was completing his M.Ed in Counseling and Career Development.  He moved to Brunswick, ME in 1998 to work in the Career Planning Center at Bowdoin College where he stayed until December 2007.  While at Bowdoin, he served as the Internship Coordinator, pre-law advisor, and Assistant Director.  In 2010, he became the Director at Husson University and works with students at every class level and area of interest.  James teaches workshops in LinkedIn, networking, job search etiquette, and the entire job search process.  James completed the NCDA Leadership Academy in 2017 and also just completed his two year term as President of the Maine Career Development Association.  When James is not at work you may find him at concerts, hiking, and mountain climbing.  Finally, James makes his home in Sidney, ME with his wife, Angela and 12 year old daughter Caroline, who is his pride and joy.


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