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Meet the 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

Serves the following CCAPS students

  • Undergrads in Health & Wellbeing Sciences
  • Grad students and alumni in CCAPS

Serves the following CDes students

  • Undergrads and grad students in Architecture

Serves the following CFANS students

  • Undergrads in Agricultural Communication and Marketing, Agricultural Education, Animal Science, and Sustainable Systems Management
  • Grad students in Animal Science

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Maggie Kubak, Career Counselor

Serves the following CFANS students

  • Undergrads in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management, Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Food Science, Forest and Natural Resource Management, Nutrition, Plant Science, Pre-Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Grad students in Applied Plant Science, Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering and Management, Conservation Sciences, Entomology, Food Science, Land and Atmospheric Science, Natural Resources Science and Management, Nutrition, Plant Pathology, and Water Resources Science

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Elizabeth (Liz) Hruska, Interim Associate Director for Student Career Development

Serves the following degree-seeking CCAPS students

  • Undergrads in Construction Management, Health Services Management, Information Technology Infrastructure, Inter-College Program, Manufacturing Operations Management, Multidisciplinary Studies, and Undeclared
  • All grad students in CCAPS

Liz is out and not available for appointments/emails until mid February. Please schedule with Brian or email us at [email protected] for different options.

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    Paul Zheng, Career Counselor

    Serves the following CDes students

    • Undergrads in Retail Merchandising

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    Heather Nagle, Interim Director

    Serves the following CDes students

    • Undergrads and grad students in Apparel Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Product Design, and Undeclared

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    Ben Hansen, Interim Associate Director for Employer Relations

    Serves the following CFANS students

    • Undergrads in Agricultural and Food Business Management, Applied Economics, and Undeclared 
    • Grad students in Applied Economics

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    Mari Ruddy, Internship Coordinator

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

    Email [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 [email protected]Sharon's bio

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