The pairing of science and business
PathwayU™ is the academic brain child of jobZology®. It was founded by two psychologists from Colorado State University looking to help people find meaningful careers. After meeting two business entrepreneurs, PathwayU was set on a journey towards using science to connect students to the right vocational pathways that lead towards meaning and purpose in the work that they do.
Bryan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from Calvin College in 1998 and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 2005. He is an internationally recognized expert in the area of career development and conducts research on perceptions of work as a calling; the role of faith in career decision-making and planning; career counseling interventions; and measurement of vocational interests. Dr. Dik received the 2010 Early Career Professional Award from the Society for Vocational Psychology, and he has co-authored or co-edited four books. He has served on the editorial boards of seven research journals, including Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Journal of Career Assessment. Bryan teaches courses at CSU in the areas of vocational psychology, personality psychology, and the psychology of religion, and also supervises the career assessment and counseling activities of Ph.D. students in counseling psychology.
Kurt is a Professor of Psychology at Colorado State University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Cincinnati and his Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from Ohio State University in 1983. Dr. Kraiger is a Fellow and former President of the Society of I/O Psychology (SIOP). He was the creator of the Vocational Workforce Assessment Network, a predecessor to Career Analytics Network’s jobZology suite. Kurt is a renowned speaker at the local, state, national, and international levels. Dr. Kraiger also has a long history of consulting with organizations in helping people prosper via training, hiring and selection, leadership development, competency modeling, and employee engagement.
Travis is an experienced Information Technology Executive with 16 years in business, serving clients in such industries as Financial Services, Healthcare, Commercial, and Education. He’s primarily worked as a Professional Consultant and has extensive financial, operational, management of IT-related businesses/personnel, project management, and systems engineering experience. Travis holds a BSME from Colorado State University with certifications in Microsoft (MCSE), Citrix (CCEA), and Cisco (CCDA) technologies.
Eric is an experienced Executive and Training Consultant in the area of business development, contract negotiations, business process improvement, and partnerships. Eric’s background includes Vice President and Business Development Manager for high profile consulting firms specializing in IT operations. Accredited by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, Eric also holds technical as well as management certifications and attended Colorado State University for his studies in Management and Information Systems.