Who We Are
Stephanie Deckter Sanders founded Deckter Consulting to help individuals who are beginning their career, transitioning from one position to another, or changing the course of their career.
Stephanie has extensive experience consulting with individuals on all aspects of the job search and career development. She has helped undergraduate and graduate students, those who are just starting their careers, mid-level professionals and individuals looking for new challenges upon retirement.
Stephanie has prepared for and executed countless mock interviews for a variety of employer and job types and has drafted informational materials on all aspects of the job search and career development. Stephanie speaks regularly on a variety of career development topics, including resume and cover letter drafting and interviewing skills, and on The Art of Networking, for professional associations, career and networking groups, and universities. Stephanie has facilitated leadership seminars for college students on topics including people skills and teamwork.
Stephanie currently works as a Career Counselor at a top tier law school in Washington, DC, where she consults with law students and alumni to help them efficiently and effectively compete in the legal job market. Before entering the field of career consulting, Stephanie worked as an attorney at an international intellectual property law firm, where she specialized in patent prosecution and litigation. While at the firm, Stephanie interviewed, and provided feedback on, numerous candidates for internship, junior and senior positions. She also worked for the federal government at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she helped train and mentor new employees.
Stephanie recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Career and Workforce Development from The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. She is a 2005 graduate of The George Washington University Law School and holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science at SUNY Binghamton.