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Faculty and Staff Collaboration

As faculty or staff for the College of Business and Economics (COBE), you support high-impact career experiences for students, from research participation to on-campus jobs. We appreciate your engagement and recognize the role you play in integrating and promoting COBE Career Services.

For faculty and staff collaboration, please contact our Career Coordinator, Brandon Armstrong, by calling (208) 426-3854 or emailing

Ways to Collaborate

Shared Assignments

We can help fit career development assignments into your curriculum. Contact us prior to the start of the semester to plan logistics and share any requirements or rubrics you have developed. Below are examples of popular shared assignments:

Classroom Presentations

Need to miss a class session? Don’t cancel! Want to bring career expertise into your curriculum? We’ve got you covered!

Our staff is available to present in your classroom on current career development topics. Topics include resumes, cover letters, interviewing, LinkedIn, networking and more. All presentations align with NACE competencies. Presentations are available in-person, via Zoom or prerecorded.

If you are interested in scheduling a classroom presentation, please complete the form below.

Panel Discussions

Every October we invite employers to participate in panel discussions (typically 2 – 4 industry professionals per panel). As a part of Professional Development Month, panels present an engaging way for students to bridge academics and career. Panels are available in-person or virtually.

We encourage you to participate by hosting a panel on Monday, Oct. 12, Tuesday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Register before Aug. 14 by emailing Laura Chiuppi at

Referring Students

Throughout the academic year, we see a high volume of students referred to us by faculty and staff. We value these referrals and know that you are always on the lookout for when to refer.

Here are some common reasons to refer:

  • Exploration of careers within COBE programs
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Internship/job search
  • Career networking or mentoring
  • Development of online professional presence
  • Interview practice
Refer a Student

Faculty and Staff Resources

Student Employment Guidelines

Hire a student.

Handshake for Faculty/Staff

Learn about on-campus recruiting.

Internship Application Login

Manage internship applications.

Center for Teaching and Learning

Engage in professional development.

Skype Room

Reserve video conferencing space.

Student Organization Advisor Handbook

Manage student organizations.