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Master Career Coach

“I help students and graduates form their job search strategy, move through the execution of the many steps, and serve as their accountability partner.” — Judy Panagakos

Judy is a senior coach who works across career specializations, with a particular focus on clients looking for positions in STEM. She helps clients best position their educational and leadership experiences in a manner relevant to today’s employers. She mentors and guides them as they as develop solid habits for their initial job search while also building life-long skills in networking and navigating career transitions.

Judy spent four years working with Lesley and the Early Stage Careers team as a private career coach, before joining Priority Candidates.

She has 31 years of experience working at JP Morgan Chase. There she worked in a variety of specialized roles in Human Resources. recruiting, global onboarding and off boarding, as well as counseling employees, and helping students and young grads successfully navigate the job search process and the corporate environment. Judy recruited college students for internships and training programs, and advised employees through all stages of the career life cycle.

Judy is a graduate of Lehigh University with a BA in Economics & Urban Studies and has a Master’s in Information Science from Rutgers University.