Career Management Center

Our mission is to help future Sofaer Global MBA graduates build and develop their career management skills through a variety of interactive activities, discussions, and workshops. The Career Management Center at the Coller School of Management aids current students and alumni in creating and implementing a unique career development strategy tailor-made to your goals and will guide you through every stage of your job-search process. 


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The CMC offers a 1 module course aimed at complementing your academic studies with the practical training necessary to best prepare for managing a successful career search in today’s dynamic labor market. The Career Management Series course covers each stage of the career management process and combines lectures, workshops, small group break-out sessions, and individual training (aka “speed sessions”).


Tailor-made workshops are held on the following topics:

  • Managing Your Career in a Complex Work Environment
  • ‘Selling’ Your Competitive Advantage/Added Value
  • Networking Your Way to Success
  • Preparing for a Job Interview
  • Creating Professional Social Media Brands
  • Writing a ‘Killer’ Resume and Cover Letter
  • Reviewing Salary Negotiation and Offers


Networking and Recruitment Events

The CMC holds events and fairs aimed at connecting you to key players in a wide range of sectors. These events include:

  • Company Recruiting
  • Meet the Recruiter
  • Field Trips


The Career Team


Career Management Center

Prof. Jonathan Smilansky

Academic Director

In addition to his role as the Academic Director of the Coller Career Management Center, Jonathan teaches human resource programs throughout the Coller School of Management. He works extensively with senior executives in Israel, the UK and the United States on the development of talent management practices and the assessment of executive capability and potential. 

Previously, Jonathan was the Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources at the Universal Music Group (New York) as well as the Head of International Human Resources at Forte/Meridian Hotels and Resorts (London). Jonathan led the Internal Services Division at Visa International EMEA (London) and was a partner at Hay Management Consultants.


Dr. Zehavit Levitats

Executive Director

Dr. Zehavit Levitats is the Executive Director of the Career Management Center (CMC) as well as one of the founding members of its current iteration. For the past 8 years she has led the CMC's activites as well as the professional training of the career consultants. 

Zehavit has over 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management as well as Career and Management Consulting. Beyond her professional experience, Zehavit is a scholar in the field of organizational behavior. She is a lecturer at the Coller School of Management and a research affiliate at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence at Yale University. She has an academic background in Psychology, Organizational Consulting, and Political Science.


Katie Kushnir-Ventura

Career Consultant

Katie Kushnir-Ventura is a Career Consultant at the Career Management Center, working closely with the Global MBA students. She has over 10 years of experience in Human Resource, Career Consulting and Recruitment, and holds an MBA in Technology and Innovation from the Collar School of Management at Tel Aviv University.

Prior to joining the CMC team, Katie filled HR and recruitment positions in various organizations including startups, non-profit organizations and retail. She additionally managed a private school branch, providing career and academic consulting to pre-undergrad students.

Career Management Center


Yael Katzin-Lewitus

Career Consultant

Yael Katzin-Lewitus is a Career Consultant at the Career Management Center, working closely with the Global MBA students. She has over 15 years of experience in Software Development, and holds an MA in Organizational Development, a certificate in Career Consulting from Tel Aviv University and a certificate in Personal Coaching.

Prior to joining the CMC team, Yael did her practicum as a personal coach and a career consultant and filled software development positions in various organizations including startups and global organizations in Israel and in North America.





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