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Mary Beth Ryder

Senior Business Development Manager- Private Sector, Associations, Government and Career Pathways


Address: Providence, RI
Phone: 508-380-5240
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Click to expand Biography / SummaryUpdated: 03-10-16
Biography / Summary: Mary Beth Ryder

Mary Beth Ryder is a Senior Business Development Manager for  Pearson Learning Solutions. She came to Pearson from, RXinsider CORE Higher Education Group, a Pearson technology partner based in Rhode Island, offering communication, accountability and efficiency tools to experiential learning and assessment programs in higher education. Mary Beth brings to this role over ten years of experience in workforce development and career services in both the non-profit and private sector and a passion for helping schools leverage technology to enhance employment outcomes. Prior to joining RXinsider, she directed a career services and externship department for an allied health private sector college.

Background and experience includes higher education, technology, career services, workforce development, marketing, communications, business development and relationship building. Comprehensive knowledge of career college sector including accrediting standards and Title IV compliance. 

Skills and Expertise:

  • Marketing Communications
  • Business Development
  • Career Services
  • Copy Writing
  • Salesforce Management
  • Sales Presentations
  • Technology and Higher Education
  • Workforce Development
  • Email Campaigns
  • Webinar Demonstrations
  • Resume Writing

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Click to expand PresentationsUpdated: 03-10-16
Presentations: Mary Beth Ryder
CITE 2014 - Creating a Career Center of Excellence

Panelist (along with Kelly Baily/Burning Glass, Jaime Fall/HR Policy Institute & Connie Johnson/CTU.

Presentations: Mary Beth Ryder
November 2, 2013 MAPCS 2013 - The Experience Conundrum for New Grads! What comes first, the job or the experience?

How to improve employment outcomes for your students and break into a job market increasingly requiring minimum experience.

This session will focus on a total school approach to creating opportunities for your students to gain hands on experience including simulations, service learning, volunteer opportunities and externship and to use technology to track, report and present skills and experience to create robust e-portfolios, resumes and confident interviewees!

MAPCS - The Massachusetts Association of Private Career Schools

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APSCU 2013 Experience Counts!

 Leveraging Internship/Externship Experience to Secure Employment for your Graduates!

Join highly-rated APSCU speaker Ann Cross of the Sparrow Group and Connie Johnson Ed.D, Chief Academic Officer at CTU for this interactive and engaging workshop about standardizing and implementing institutional wide externship best practices. This is not a theoretical workshop- You’ll hear stories of success, see data that supports employment outcomes and leave with tools that you can take back to your institution and use immediately.

Externship Best Practices Drive Employment Outcomes

  • What works. Identify executive level strategies to standardize and manage your externship programs.
  • Engagement is the key to success.   
  • Practical tools to develop strategic partnerships, engage your students, and brand your campus and virtual career services department.
  • Maximize existing relationships.  
  • Increase externship-to-hire outcomes leveraging social media, alumni networks and technology.

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ABHES 2013 Perfect Pairings - Externship Learning Content and Technology!

Compliment the ABHES Exhibitor's Reception and pairing of fine food and drink with a lively discussion pairing experiential learning content and technology to achieve externship and employment outcomes for your institution.

Education directors, compliance managers, career services directors and externship coordinators will all benefit from this round table discussion where Pearson, the world’s leading learning company and RXinsider Higher Education Group, experiential learning technology leader, pair content and technology to offer robust, balanced and technology forward solutions for your institution’s externship programs. 

Led by highly esteemed speaker and higher education career services consultant Ann Cross of the Sparrow Group, we will explore ways to help your institution uncork the potential of Pearson’s Professionalism in Health CareProfessionalism in Medical Assisting, Excellence in Externship and RXpreceptor (ELMS) Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS).


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CAPPS 2012 Gainful Employment and the Externship Connection!

How to Unlock your Career Services Department’s Potential and Improve Placement Outcomes!

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