Career Counselor03/2015 to CurrentUniversity of New HampshireDurham, NH
Meet daily with students to assist them with resumes and cover letters, job search skills, interview preparation, networking skills and major and career exploration Collaborate with Employee Relations team on bi-yearly career fair, Career Bootcamp, workshops, networking events and resume review days Administer and evaluate Jackson Career Explorer assessment with students Facilitate individualized counseling appointments for students and alumni in various stages of career development Attend professional development conferences to learn from other career service professionals and discuss best practices Co-plan and implement annual Graduate and Professional School fair and workshop.
Intern08/2014 to 03/2015University of New HampshireDurham, NH
Met weekly with students to assist them with resumes and cover letters, job search skills, interview preparation, networking skills and major and career exploration.
Collaborated with Employee Relations team on bi-yearly career fair and a career bootcamp.
Administered and evaluated Jackson Career Explorer assessment.
Planned and executed career exploration workshops with CONNECT program.
Senior Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission08/2009 to 03/2015University of New HampshireDurham, NH
Territory management within the states of New Hampshire, Illinois, Minnesota, and California; planned and executed travel to communicate with prospective students, families, and counselors Presented information about UNH through high school visits and panel presentations Supervised student diversity ambassadors Responsible for online review of approximately 1,100 applications Designed, organized and executed Discover UNH Bus Trip; a higher education outreach program for multicultural and first generation high schools students Created initiatives to increase and support underrepresented populations within my travel territory Presented information about UNH and answered student and parent questions at college fairs Supervised the student phone calling program; created call scripts, coordinated the schedule, hired and trained students, managed student payroll Completed Officer of the Day duties which included, but were not limited to, meeting with walk-in visitors, handling phone calls, responding to parent and student emails, and giving presentations to guests who will be going on campus tours Co-chaired the Welcome Committee for Fall Open House; manage catering order, registration, and stage set-up Helped to facilitate effective communication between departments as Liason to the College of Liberal Arts Responsible for conducting large scale admissions presentations to prospective students and their families Utilized Banner database software to store and manage student information.
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor07/2008 to 08/2009Northland CollegeAshland, WI
Managed territories within the states of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia; planned and executed travel to communicate with prospective students, families, and counselors Presented information about Northland through high school visits, panel presentations, and college fairs Responsible for application review Served as Native American Liason; assisted students who live on Native American reservations through the college application process Presented information about higher education to Upward Bound high school students Maintained monthly contact with prospective students through emails and phone calls Supervised students during phone-a-thons; current students placed phone calls to prospective students Planned and executed Northland Exposure events in outreach territories.
Communications Teacher08/2007 to 06/2008Pribilof School DistrictPaul Island, AK
Managed a classroom of 5-15 middle and high school students Taught lesson plans through distance learning technology to students at another area high school Created and executed lesson plans Designed a communications course curriculum Proofread and graded papers Supervised middle school students through the Rose Urban Rural Exchange Program Designed and implemented assessments.
Education and Training
M. Ed: CounselingMay 2015University of New HampshireDurham, NHGPA: GPA: 3.83Counseling GPA: 3.83
B.A: Teaching Communication Arts and Literature CommunicationsMay 2007University of Minnesota DuluthDuluth, MNGPA: GPA: 3.51Teaching Communication Arts and Literature Communications GPA: 3.51
Member of National Association of Colleges and Employers Member of Merrimack Valley Career Professionals Group UNH Representative for New Hampshire Colleges and Universities Consortium UNH Recruitment and Retention Team Member Delta Xi Phi Women's Multicultural Sorority Advisor NAACP: Youth Council Advisor UNH Early Academic Intervention Team Member Co-chair of the Martin Luther King Celebration Event Series New England Association of College Admissions Counseling Member New Hampshire Multicultural Student Affairs Consortium Member