Juhi Bhatt, Ed.D, Moderator                                                    

Thur., Dec. 6th          Time: 2:00p – 3:30p

Employer Panel: Diversity Initiatives: Employer Perspectives

This Employer Perspective Panel will focus on and encourage discussion and foster insight speaking to job search trends and approaches to diversity and inclusion.

Participants will garner employer perspectives from queries that address: Employer initiatives i.e.

    • Changing recruitment and onboarding to meet the needs of a diverse workforce
    • Changes in the application process to attract diverse candidates
    • Skills that employers you would like to see developed in applicants to support diversity in their organizations
    • Recommendations regarding disclosure of preferred pronouns/gender transitions, requests for accommodations, addressing gaps in a work history, dates on resumes for experienced candidates.
    • Recommendations regarding resources/organizations that career counselors can work with for promoting a diverse workforce


Dr. Juhi Bhatt currently serves as Assistant Dean of Students for Community Standards & Student Involvement at SUNY's Fashion Institute of Technology, FIT,  in New York City. In this role Juhi primarily assists with the overall coordination and implementation of campus community standards at FIT. Previous to this role Juhi worked at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Bergen Community College, both located in New Jersey. Juhi has experience working within the areas of career & transfer counseling, student activities/student life, New Student Orientation, Commencement, Title IX, student conduct, and early response teams. Juhi earned her Bachelor's in Music Education from The College of New Jersey, her Masters in Counseling from Montclair State University, and her Doctorate of Education from Saint Peter's University. You can see more of Juhi's presentations by viewing her 2017 NASPA #SASpeaks titled "Assumptions? Don't Make Them" and her guest appearance on SwiftKick TV's episode on the topic of "Leaving Gracefully." Visit drjuhibhatt.com to learn more!  You can also follow Juhi on Twitter via @jbhatt12. 



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