NJIT Names New Executive Director for Career Development Services
Mass joined NJIT in 1986. He came to the position with 18 years experience in career development programming and a background managing multimillion-dollar student internship projects.
"My immediate objectives include expanding opportunities for NJIT faculty and the career development staff to collaborate on student experiential education and leadership development projects," Mass says. Mass seeks to develop more corporate relationships to insure that students and graduates of all majors have equal opportunity for gaining experience and employment.
"My vision for career development services includes insuring that students are adequately prepared for entering the workplace and for launching and sustaining successful careers," Mass adds. "Helping students gain a clear understanding of their career options and workplace requirements, increasing their experiential learning opportunities, developing their job search and interviewing skills, and obtaining employment upon graduation is what this unit is about."
Mass received an master's degree in human resources and industrial relations from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Monmouth University. Mass has been a past president and active member of the New Jersey Cooperative Education Association. Mass is listed in the National Association of Colleges and Employers' Who's Who in Career Services and HR/Staffing. He belongs to and participates in the Construction Round Table of New Jersey.
NJIT is a public, scientific and technological research university
enrolling more than 8,800 students. The university offers bachelor's, master's and
doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges:
Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science
and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of
Computing Sciences. The division of continuing professional education offers adults
eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses. Expertise and research initiatives
include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering,
environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials,
microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics.
Yahoo! Internet Life magazine cites NJIT as a "perennially most wired" university.