Job Crafting: Finding Fulfillment in Your Job

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211 See map
320 York Street


In partnership with Organizational Effectiveness & Staff Development, the Future Leaders of Yale affinity group is offering a Job Crafting workshop. Facilitated by Career Consultant Katie Volz, this workshop is based on the extensive research of Dr. Amy Wrzesniewski, Professor of Organizational Behavior with the Yale School of Management. Click here to RSVP.

Job Crafting is a process through which individuals shape and redefine their jobs to make them more meaningful. By completing the Job Crafting Exercise, you will uncover insights into your own unique values, strengths, and passions, utilizing these to reshape your current role or how you think about your job. You will leave with steps to become more engaged in your work, resulting in greater productivity, effectiveness, and personal satisfaction as a young professional.


  • Increased understanding of the concept of Job Crafting, and how it applies to one’s own job or team
  • Completion and comprehension by participants of the Job Crafting ExerciseTM
  • Creation of a visual plan for redesigning individual’s jobs to better suit their values, strengths, and passions 

Instructor Bio:

Katie Volz has been coaching individuals for 15 years and specializes in career change. Formerly the Director of Career Counseling for NYU’s Stern School of Business, Katie worked with students to pursue careers in finance, consulting, education, and social enterprise, among others. Prior to Stern, Katie was at Merrill Lynch, where she led the campus recruiting efforts at schools including Columbia University, MIT, University of Michigan and Stanford. She began her career at PwC, supporting Partner Development Programs and recruiting for PwC’s Management Consulting Services. Most recently, Katie served as the Career Advisor to the Arts with Yale’s Office of Career Strategy.

Katie’s professional focus is a reflection of her passion for helping individuals identify their true strengths and talents, and utilizing those talents to pursue and secure meaningful work. Katie received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Dayton, and her Master’s in Counseling from New York University. 

Free but register in advance