Career Construction Institute
Chief Executive Officer
Licensed Professional Counselor, Private Practice
Coordinator of Training and Development
Office of Academic Engagement and Degree Completion
Kent State University
Suzanne Savickas, M.Ed., M.F.A., CRC, LPC, earned an M.F.A. in Writing and Poetics from Naropa University and a M.Ed. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University. She is a doctoral candidate in Counseling and Human Development Services at Kent State University. For over a decade, Suzanne has contributed to work in life design and career construction. She works as coordinator of training and development for the Office of Academic Engagement and Degree Completion at Kent State University training advisors across the university on life design, and as a therapist in a private practice. She formerly worked as career counselor and instructor of career development courses at John Carroll University. In addition, Suzanne has co-instructed graduate Career Counseling courses at John Carroll University and Youngstown State University. She has published articles on career construction counseling as well as presented papers on the topic at regional, national, and international conferences. Suzanne is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Employment Counseling. She is Interim Co-Chair of the ACES-NCDA Joint Commission on Counselor Education. Suzanne holds a license in professional counseling and is a certified rehabilitation counselor. She is the Chief Executive Officer of the Career Construction Institute and a founding faculty member of the institute.