Wenylla Reid currently serves as the Associate Director for Employer Development with University Career Services at a major research university within the state of NJ. In this role she has an integral part in the development and maintenance of employer outreach operations. Prior to joining University Career services she established and grew the Office of Career Management for an undergraduate business school.
In addition she managed a women’s leadership program designed to provide female business students with structured opportunities to examine the impact of gender on leadership while encouraging each participant to refine and develop their unique leadership style. She also established the first official mentor programs on two campuses. Prior to her work at the business school Ms. Reid spent time working in university relations and college recruiting and youth development.
Ms. Reid is a first generation college graduate and a product of Newark New Jersey’s public schools. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University’s Douglass College and an MS from New York University -Polytechnic University. She has also volunteered as a mentor for the National Association for Colleges and Employers, an extern host for Douglass College’s Externship Program and workshop facilitator for INROADS.
She is very passionate about career management for college students and she shares her insights in this blog called Build Brand You which emphasizes personal brand development for college students, plus great tips for everyone else.