Hi Joel, Good idea and there is a real need for such a service not just for students but also to other target groups. Had you considered 1) Returners - individuals returning to the workplace after 2 years off (career break/travelling the world, raising kids). There are lots of homemakers out there itching to return to professions and most government offer both training and employment incentives. You might link in with your local gov labour office on this. 2) Redundancies - those in the unfortunate position of being let go and having to re-evaluate their career pathways. You might think laterally in terms of target groups and derivatives of the product. There are many ways to re-skin a product but it has to be well through through and executed.
3) I would like to really understand the value add for the graduate/job seeker. It is no easy task to simulate career coaching online. I myself do a lot of face to face. How do you provide an authentic blend of interaction and real value to the end user experience.
I wouldn't mind testing it for you. It is an area that I am neck deep in at the moment.