Jen Lasater

Vice President of Employer and Career Sevices at Purdue University Global

As vice president of Employer and Career Services, Jennifer manages a team of 40+ staff at Purdue University Global, collaborating with employers, academics, and students to ensure successful graduate outcomes. Before joining Purdue Global, Jennifer held various roles in Career Services and has a background in recruiting and staffing. Jennifer holds an MA Ed in Educational Leadership from Argosy University, a BS in Speech Communication from Illinois State University, and most recently completed a Certificate in Executive Management from the University of Notre Dame. Jennifer is considered a national expert in Career Services and has been quoted for career-related articles in US News and World Report, Fast Company, CNBC, and The Chicago Tribune. Jennifer is an active member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), was nominated and elected to various roles on the Board of Directors, and is the current President of NACE. Jennifer also has attained the Certified Fellow Manager (CMF) certification from the Institute of Career Certification International.