Meet the Staff

Career and Internship Services Staff

Find the career counselor for your major and get to know our team. If you don't see a time online that works for your schedule, please email [email protected] or call 612-624-2710. Appointments have to be scheduled at least 1 day in advance.


Brian Green, Career Counselor in Training

Serves degree-seeking students in CCAPS, CDes and CFANS

Appointment scheduling coming soon

Brian's bio


Sara Newberg, Director

Serves the following CFANS students

  • Undergrads and grad students in Nutrition

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Sara's bio


Maggie Kubak, Career Counselor

Serves the following CFANS students

  • Undergrads in BBE, ESPM, FNRM, FScn, FWCB, PlSc, SAFS
  • Grad students in APSC, BBSEM, CONS, ENT, FSCI, LAAS, NRSM, PLPA, WRS

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Maggie's bio


Elizabeth (Liz) Hruska, Career Counselor

Serves the following degree-seeking CCAPS students

  • Undergrads in CMGT, HSM, HWS, ITI, ICP, MOM, MdS, and Undeclared
  • All grad students in CCAPS

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Liz's bio


Paul Zheng, Career Counselor

Serves the following CDes students

  • Undergrads in Retail Merchandising

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Paul's bio


Heather Nagle, Career Counselor

Serves the following CDes students

  • Undergrads in Arch, ADes, GDes, IDes, LA, PDes, and Undeclared
  • All grad students in CDes

Make an Appointment

Heather's bio


Ben Hansen, Career Counselor

Serves the following CFANS students

  • Undergrads in AFBM, AgEd, ACM, AnSc, ApEc, SSM, and Undeclared 
  • Grad students in AgEd, AnSc, ApEc

Ben is out until Thursday, October 21. Please call our front desk at 612-624-2710 or email [email protected] days/times you are free and we will schedule you with the first available career counselor.

Ben's bio


Mari Ruddy, Internship Coordinator

Teaches and coordinates sections of CFAN 3096 and CFAN 2096 and manages the CFANS Unpaid Internship Grant

[email protected]

Mari's bio


Sharon Heron, Employer Engagement Associate

Manages career fairs and events for CCAPS, CDes and CFANS audience along with relationships with employer partners

[email protected]

Sharon's bio

Meet the Peer Advisor Staff