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2022 Counseling Foundations

2022 Counseling Foundations

About the Virtual Career Fair

The NBCC Foundation is hosting  Counseling Foundations: Your Path to Career Success, a virtual career fair that aims to connect employers, recent graduates from master’s and doctoral counseling programs, and seasoned counseling professionals nationwide in a virtual setting to explore current and future staffing opportunities. Through its affiliation with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the Foundation is connected to over 67,000 counselors, practitioners, and counseling students and will utilize this career fair to introduce those talented individuals to employers seeking to expand their organizations’ talent pipelines.

True to the Foundation’s mission of providing equitable and accessible mental health services to those in need and NBCC’s mission of advancing the profession of counseling, this event is especially devoted to providing hiring and marketing opportunities for counselors and employers committed to serving traditionally underserved and never-served communities. Among the highly qualified and enthusiastic job seekers attending the career fair will be many former and current members of the NBCC Foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program—counseling professionals who have engaged in education and professional development specifically designed to prepare them to work with the communities most in need of mental health services.

Counseling Foundations: Your Path to Career Success offers a unique and affordable way for job seekers and employers from diverse cultural backgrounds and geographical locations to connect and create partnerships intended to increase access and promote mental health equity across the United States.

Attendees

If you are a current counseling professional or student, you'll have the opportunity to connect directly with employers from the comfort of your home or office.

  • Enhance your interviewing skills
  • Build your professional network
  • Gain access to on-demand professional development webinars to help you prepare
  • Share your résumé when you register so employers can seek you out
  • Engage in easy one-on-one text and video chats with participating employers

Registration for the career fair is FREE for participants, but capacity is limited.

Employer and Sponsor Packages

Virtual booths and additional sponsorship opportunities are still available for employers looking to hire quality counselors and mental health practitioners.

  • Recruit and hire talented counselors from across the country
  • Save time, reduce expenses, and fulfill recruitment needs safely and virtually
  • Fill open counseling positions at clinics, hospitals, nonprofits, and universities
  • Interview and connect one-on-one with diverse counseling professionals
  • Gain extra marketing abilities and recognition through a sponsorship package
  • New this year! Review résumés in advance and schedule chats with specific candidates


There are several different employer and sponsor options available:

Employer Booths

Standard - $300

Includes a customizable booth space for two representatives Early-bird price of $250 for registration prior to Dec. 6!

Nonprofit Employer - $225

Includes a customizable booth space for two representatives.

Sponsorship Packages

Silver Sponsor - $500

Includes standard customizable booth space AND:
Priority placement in virtual booth rows
Company name mentioned in ads/mailings
Prominent logo placement on main event landing page

Gold Sponsor - $700

Includes standard customizable booth space AND:
Top placement in virtual booth rows
Company name and logo in ads/mailings
Featured post on social media platforms
Top logo placement on main event landing page

Timeline:

  • Oct. 29, 2021 – Feb. 3, 2022: Employer and Sponsor registration open
  • Oct. 29 – Dec. 6, 2021: Early-bird rate for Standard registration available
  • Nov. 18, 2021 – Feb. 14, 2022: Attendee registration open

Register today as an employer, sponsor, or attendee!


About NBCC and NBCCF

The NBCC Foundation (NBCCF) is one of the affiliates of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), a not-for-profit, independent certification organization whose primary mission is to advance the profession of counseling, in large part through the administration of national certification for counselors. As part of that mission, NBCCF leverages the resources of NBCC for capacity building, the expansion of access to mental health services in underserved and never-served communities, and the development of high-quality professional development resources for counselors and counselors-in-training.

Stay Connected

Updates regarding the event will be posted on our website and through our social media networks, and we encourage you to connect with us to receive new information regularly. Follow us on social media and use the hashtag #NBCCFoundMyPath to locate our announcements!

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding the virtual career fair, please email the NBCC team at CareerFair@nbcc.org.

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