YOU ARE WORTHY TO GET THE JOB YOU WANT & DESERVE.
That Career Change? Might Be Worth It.
Making a career pivot can be nerve-racking, but as someone who’s done it (twice!) — it’s totally worth it.
Leaving my comfort zone was absolutely terrifying, especially when I invested so much time and energy in my degrees and work. When I left the academy, I honestly felt like a failure. I thought I was letting down my department, colleagues, and mentors and would be seen as weak, or that I couldn’t “cut it.”
Now I know it was one of the best decisions of my life.
If you’re thinking about taking a similar path and exploring the job market but have no idea where to begin, I can help. As a communication professor and career coach, I've helped hundreds of students and young professionals land their dream jobs.
Interested to know more? Just fill out the form and book a Career Coaching Discovery Call to find out.
My Multiple Career Pivots
I obtained my B.A. in Communication Studies (with minors in Marketing & Theater and Drama) from The College of New Jersey, graduating Magna Cum Laude. I then moved to College Park, Maryland, where I obtained my M.A. and Ph.D. in Communication (emphases in Public Relations and Health Communication).
Throughout this time, I presented at conferences around the world, won awards in teaching and research, and mentored hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students. My father’s passing from cancer in October 2013, however, coupled with my growing disenchantment with the tenure-track academic space, prompted me to reevaluate my work-life and leave the academy in 2017 to work in marketing and communication.
Fast forward to Fall 2021. I have experience in both in-house and agency marketing and communication, and launched my business. I decided to return to the classroom, teaching online courses in strategic communication, social media, writing, and women's studies. I've always enjoyed my engagements with students, and am happy to be back in the (virtual) classroom on my terms, while building my coaching offerings and supporting clients.
Academia Coaching Options
- $1800 IF PAID IN FULL
- $2000 WITH PAYMENT PLAN
(2 PAYMENTS OF $1000)
- $3600 IF PAID IN FULL
- $4000 WITH PAYMENT PLAN
(2 PAYMENTS OF $2000)
Here's What You Can Get
Don't see what you're looking for? No worries, I can also create personalized packages based on your specific job hunt needs.
Need help reworking your resume to fit the job you WANT to get into, while still highlighting the experiences that may not seem at all relevant? I can find ways to help you!
Let's get your foot in the door by crafting a cover letter that is guaranteed to turn heads. We'll write a draft that can be used for any number of job positions.
Your LinkedIn profile is a quick way that employers can see what you've been up to without needing your resume. Having a fully optimized profile can help with job prospects.
Huzzah! You have been invited to be interviewed — now what? Using my years of both teaching and executing effective public speaking, we'll make sure you're 100% ready.
Client Love 💗
Rowena provides exceptional personal and professional coaching and she was immensely helpful in my search for a career change. Rowena helped me revise my resume, refine my LinkedIn profile, and focus my personal narrative and brand. While I had worked with other consultants and had read lots of advice on job market prep, Rowena's help was instrumental in me actually landing my eventual (amazing) job offer. ~ Meridith S.