Patrick J. Burns, M.S.


Patrick has been working the field of career development and counseling for nine years. His experience cover the spectrum from teen to retiree. In addition to a Master’s degree in Counseling from Villanova University, Patrick also holds three nationally recognized specialty certifications in career development, is a National Career Development Association Instructor, a Global Career Development Instructor, and is currently await licensure as an associate counseling in New Jersey.

Patrick’s past professional roles include workforce development for The Living Classrooms Foundation in Baltimore, MD, school counseling internship for Springfield Highschool in Delaware county PA, and career coach for the University System of Maryland. Currently, Patrick is an assistant director of the career center at Stockton University in NJ.

Patrick is extremely passionate about his work and stays current with all the latest research, trends, and best practices in his field. His motivation is simple: help people find more happiness in work.

Patrick’s credentials:

Licensed Associate Counselor, State of New Jersey (37AC00380300)
Certified Career Counselor, National Career Development Association (CA-4923018483)
Certified School Counselor, New Jersey Department of Education (1101041)
Instructor, National Career Development Association, National Career Development Association
Instructor, Global Career Development Facilitator, Center for Credentialing and Education (GCDF13853)
Certified Career Services Professional, National Career Development Association (CA7454473233)
Global Career Development Facilitator, Center for Credentialing and Education
Job and Career Development/Transition Coach, Career Development Network, Inc.
Strong Interest Inventory, Grutter and Schatz (GS) Consultants
Myers Briggs Type Indicator of Personality Inventory (Step 1 and 2), Grutter and Schatz (GS) Consultants