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Daniel Hallak

Professional Development Specialist

Phone: 206-281-2721
Office: 4 Nickerson

Education: BA, Northwest University, 2006; MA, Seattle Pacific University, 2009. At SPU since 2011.

Daniel Hallak is the Professional Development and Employer Engagement Specialist for the School of Business, Government, and Economics at Seattle Pacific University where he is a professional networker who develops relationships for a living. Daniel builds partnerships with local organizations and helps guide graduate business students and alumni in their career paths.  He is also the Principal Coach at Next Step Career Consulting, a talent development practice. Daniel is completing his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Seattle Pacific University where his research and practice focuses on career and leadership development, on-the-job development, and networking.


Why I Work at SPU

Daniel Hallak, Professional Development Specialist

"It is extremely satisfying to work with bright, motivated students who are eager to use their God-given talents to serve and change the world. I am passionate about guiding our students to understand their calling and transform that calling into a tangible reality. Seattle Pacific University is on the cusp of the integration of faith and work and it is thrilling to see our students grow both spiritually and professionally."