Tagline or fun fact about yourself
I strongly believe there is always room for dessert
StrengthsQuest Top 5 strengths
Individualization, Responsibility, Maximizer, Empathy, Arranger
I grew up in Minneapolis and attended the University of Vermont for my undergraduate degree where I majored in Psychology. I moved back to Minneapolis and did a year of AmeriCorps with College Possible, and then landed at the University of Minnesota. I worked in the Provost’s Office and in Orientation & Transition Experiences before joining the fantastic team in Career & Internship Services!
Out of work obsession(s)
Going out to eat, concerts, and playing board games with friends.
My family once had a 72 pound turkey for Thanksgiving and was featured on CNN and other national news networks. You can still google “72 pound turkey” and find some of the articles!
Best part of college experience
Studying abroad in Krakow, Poland for a semester
Favorite place in the whole world
Being on a pontoon
Something you wish you had more time for
Best way to spend a Saturday
Reading at a coffee shop, taking a walk around one of the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes, and eating out for dinner at a new restaurant.
Who or which band do you like listening to, the most?
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Best word of Advice for students
Be open to unexpected career opportunities and don’t underestimate the value of an informational interview!