Cathy has worked at NIU since 2011. She also holds bachelor's and master's degrees in communication from NIU. She loves helping students find their career paths, saying, "When a student has that 'aha!' moment about their potential career, it's very rewarding."
Caroline joined Career Services in 2001. She likes to travel and explore new places, even thinking she might work as a flight attendant someday. Now, she helps students explore potential careers. Her primary role is internship administration.
Jan works with employers to help them post jobs/internships and set up interviews with students. She joined Career Services in 2006 and encourages students to finish their degrees: "A bachelor's degree opens up a whole new level of opportunities for you."
B.S., Business Management, Emphasis in Human Resources
Diane joined Career Services in 1999. She coordinates the all-majors internship fair, as well as the intern of the month and intern of the year scholarship programs. She advises students that "it's never too early to begin developing soft skills like communication."
M.S.Ed., Counseling, Emphasis in Student Development in Higher Education B.A., English
Joyce began working at NIU in 2001. She provides direction and leadership for student career development. She enjoys seeing students' progress, saying, "The best part of my job is the privilege of witnessing students discover new possibilities for their lives."
Brian collaborates with students to help them reach their career ambitions. Having joined Career Services in 2000, he manages office operations and conducts outreach efforts. He is "energized by helping people discover and develop their untapped potential."
Edward began working at NIU in 2004. He focuses on promoting student success and performs strategic outreach to diverse campus communities. He advises students to be flexible as their path evolves: "It's natural to redefine your goals. Be prepared for change."
M.A., Community Counseling B.A., History and Secondary Education
Teri joined Career Services in 2007. She helps students plan their life and career goals. She encourages students to be open to the unexpected: "Your career path won't be a straight line. There will be detours and obstacles; think of them as opportunities."