Career Consultant
Tagline or fun fact about yourself

I strongly believe there is always room for dessert

StrengthsQuest Top 5 strengths

Individualization, Responsibility, Maximizer, Empathy, Arranger

Life Story

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.

Funny Story

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

Traveling

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!