Anne Marie Edwards is a Career Counselor dedicated to preparing students with the tools necessary for life success. She provides career counseling and outreach to students, and she collaborates with academic faculty to ensure that students connect with field-related professional opportunities. Additionally, Anne Marie enjoys inspiring students through mentoring relationships and by serving as an advisor to a student organization.
Anne Marie brings diversified professional experience to the NIU Career Services team. She has an extensive background in human resources, business management, training and development, and non-for-profit volunteer management. Her career and volunteer history includes roles as a director at a major food services company, a university recruiter, an AmeriCorps career advisor to high school students, and a leader within the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana for the past 5 years.
Anne Marie earned a B.S. and a M.S. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University, and an M.B.A.from Valparaiso University.