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 career. His motivations are simple: help people find more happiness in their work.

Patrick’s credentials:

Licensed Associate Counseling, State of New Jersey (application pending)
National Career Development Association Instructor, National Career Development Association (registration pending)
Global Career Development Facilitator Instructor, Center for Credentialing and Education (designation pending)
Certified Career Services Professional, National Career Development Association
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