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Westhoff, James

James Westhoff
Director of Career Services Center for Student Success
Contact: Husson University
1 College Circle Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone: 207.992.4909
Room: 201 Peabody Hall


Mr. Westhoff has worked in the career development field for over 20 years. He started his career at Colorado State University’s Career Center and worked there as a graduate assistant as he was completing his Masters of Education in Counseling and Career Development.  He moved to Brunswick, ME in 1998 to work in the Career Planning Center at Bowdoin College where he stayed until December 2007. While at Bowdoin, he served as the internship coordinator, pre-law advisor, and assistant director. In 2010, he became the director of career services at Husson University and works with students at every class level and area of interest. Westhoff teaches workshops in LinkedIn, networking, job search etiquette, and the entire job search process. He completed the NCDA Leadership Academy in 2017 and recently completed his two year term as President of the Maine Career Development Association. When Mr. Westhoff is not at work you may find him at concerts, hiking, and mountain climbing.