NexGenT Welcomes Kim Wood, Senior Career Coach


Kim Wood strongly believes that if you choose a job that you love, you won’t have to work a single day in your life. Kim Wood is a Career Success Coach who found her passion and works hard to help students achieve their career goals. Kim has experience in resume writing, career coaching, and kindergarten teaching. She insists that it is the most difficult job she has ever had, but she is grateful for it as it confirmed her passion to work with adults. ).
Kim knows that the job market can be frustrating, difficult, and sometimes even frightening. She sees her role in being a coach and a cheerleader. Kim is passionate about helping students find their dream jobs. She can review resumes, critique cover letters, conduct mock interviews, share networking tips, and boost confidence. She is eager to share her knowledge to help NexGenT students positively transition to the next chapter in their lives.
Kim was previously the Director of Career Development at The School of Information at University of Texas at Austin. Kim brings over 14 years experience in academic support and career coaching to NexGenT. Kim has also worked as a freelance writer for Randstad RiseSmart and Talent, Inc. Kim earned her MA in Career Education, Information, and Guidance in Higher Education at the University of Warwick in England.
Kim is a big fan of Marie Kondo. She also loves implementing the KonMari Method. Kim can be found organizing drawers and closets in her own home as well as those of her neighbors and friends. Other hobbies include baking, cooking, trying out new foods, and spending time with Mike. Bowzer, her rambunctious boxer-dog!
About NexGenT Career Service
Our NexGenT Career Service team will work with you to improve your job attainment skills. To create a customized career development plan, we first analyze your strengths and weaknesses. We are so committed to your job success that we assign a Career Success coach to meet with each of you one-on-one to help you reach your goals. Your Career Success Coach will help you master each career milestone, including a professional resume, cover letters, cybersecurity interview preparation, professional LinkedIn profiles, and finally, a job- and career success plan.
We are eager to help you achieve your career goals and level up!
Apply for NexGenT’s Full Stack Network Engineer Program here or NexGenT’s Cyber Security Specialist Program here if you aren’t already a student!