La-Dana R. Jenkins

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Office: F-530L

Office Hours: By Appointment

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8058

La-Dana Jenkins has been a faculty member at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) since 2010 within the Accounting and Academic Internship departments and has the privilege of preparing students for the world of work by teaching career planning and assisting with their internship development. She earned her M.A. in Career Development from John F. Kennedy University, B.A. in Communications/Public Relations from SUNY Oswego, an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning from the CUNY School of Professional Studies and is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Educational Technology Leadership at New Jersey City University.

La-Dana has been assisting students and professionals with their career development needs for over 20 years and is also the proprietor of Career Calling LLC, a career development firm based in New York City that provides career counseling and workforce development training for individuals, non-profit organizations and faith-based institutions. Along with operating Career Calling and teaching at BMCC, La-Dana also served for nine years as the Instructor for the Job Search Workshops at BMCC’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development and since 2008, as an Adjunct Professor at LIM College in Manhattan teaching career planning and internship courses. Her additional adjunct experience includes serving as a Graduate Career Counseling Adjunct Professor at The College of New Rochelle where she taught Theories of Career Counseling and Methods and Tools of Assessment and Evaluation, College Success Adjunct with Union County College in New Jersey and Career Development Instructor with the Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC).

La-Dana has also been featured and listed in various resume writing books including, Gallery of Best Resumes, 3rd edition by David F. Noble, Resumes That Knock em Dead, 6th edition by Martin Yate, Designing the Perfect Resume, 3rd edition by Pat Criscito and the Directory of Professional Resume Writers: How to Find and Work With a Pro to Accelerate Your Job Search by Louise Kursmark.


Workforce Development, Career Planning and Internship, Career Development


  • Doctoral Student in Educational Technology Leadership, New Jersey City University – Anticipated 2023
  • Advanced Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning, CUNY School of Professional Studies¬† – 2014
  • M.A. in Career Development, John F. Kennedy University¬† – 2006
  • B.A. in Public Relations/Communications,¬†SUNY Oswego – 1994

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Honors, Awards and Affiliations

  • Member, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • Member, National Career Development Association (NCDA)
  • Member, Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA)
  • Past Board Member, SUNY Oswego Alumni Association

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