John Bau, of Wallingford, has been appointed director of career development for the School of Engineering at Quinnipiac University.
Bau comes to Quinnipiac with career development experience at several colleges and universities in Connecticut. Most recently, he served as a career coach at the Yale School of Management. Before that, he was a career consultant at the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering.
Bau has a bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations from James Madison University and a master’s degree in communications from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Quinnipiac’s School of Engineering offers degrees in computer science, cyber security and accredited programs in civil, industrial, mechanical and software engineering.
“We are excited to have John (Bau) join our team in this important role,” Justin Kile, dean of the School of Engineering, said in a press release. “John brings a wealth of knowledge of employer needs and many years of experience preparing students for their internships, careers and more.”
Bau said joining Quinnipiac was a natural choice.
“I’m drawn to how engineers create and add value to the economy,” he said in the statement. “I look forward to calling upon my background engaging students, employers, staff and faculty to build out a top-notch career development program.”
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