Kathleen assists employers with their campus recruiting plans. She manages the on-campus interviewing process to coordinate with participation in fairs, information sessions and other campus activities. She also provides support to employers using our online recruiting system, Handshake.
Don has a passion for inspiring and supporting students. As a Career Coach, Don helps students articulate goals, interests, and experiences. Don's goal is to help students engage with the world of work and understand how their experiences can translate into next steps. In addition, Don coordinates and supervises the peer advisor team.
Kerin is the Director of The University Career Center. She provides leadership to the office and works with the staff to continually seek out interesting ways of providing career assistance to UM students, who share similarities, yet have also cultivated many diverse interests.
Amanda is passionate about supporting and empowering students. Through her role as a career coach, she works with students to help them explore their passions and interests, while providing guidance along their journey of professional development. Amanda also coordinates workshops and programs, often collaborating with different University departments and student organizations across campus. Amanda values diversity, equity, and inclusion, is a strong advocate for social justice, and works hard to honor the potential and uniqueness of each student she supports.
Coordinator for Graduate Student Career Advancement
Kirsten supports the career development of U-M's Ph.D. students through 1:1 career coaching and counseling, program development and delivery, and service as liaison to Rackham Graduate School. She has been engaged in gender and diversity issues throughout her career, and brings a holistic, collaborative approach to the important work of helping students navigate their career development and educational paths.
A proud U-M alumna (undergrad), she received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University, Chicago.
Joelle loves helping students articulate their skills, values, and interests as related to their future careers and passions. She provides 1:1 career counseling and coaching to undergraduate and graduate students, and coordinates and presents a variety of workshops, programs, and events.
In her role as senior systems analyst, Angie Hall manages the Career Center's many technologies. Working with Career Center counseling and administrative staff, Angie helps choose and implements new technologies.
Outside of the office, you can find Angie walking her Golden Retriever or heading north to hang out in Frankfort, Michigan.
Lynn Halton is a proud alum of the Public Service Intern Program (PSIP), which celebrated its 50th year of internships in DC in 2019. Her 2 PSIP internships were at the United Nations’ International Labor Office and the AAUP, where she planned their summer conference. Since graduating from U-M in Political Science and BGSU in Higher Education Student Affairs, Lynn has taught Employment Skills classes and coordinated cooperative education programs at Henry Ford College, worked in Career Services at UM-Dearborn, and returned to the a2 campus with the Center for Educational Outrea
As the Social Media & Community Engagement Strategist, Nate manages the University Career Center's online presence ⏤ including the UCC's email, website, social media presence. He's excited about the opportunity to connect with you and other students using online technologies.
Andree works with employers to help them recruit U-M students. This includes cultivating and maintaining relationships with recruiting organizations in varied industries and developing relationships between students and employer organizations. She also provides career guidance to students with a master’s degree or PhD who are interested in exploring opportunities outside academia.
As the Senior Associate Director, Terri spends her time facilitating for today and planning for tomorrow. She believes in the power of possibilities, unfettered thinking and an open mind. She feels it is an absolute privilege to work with the University Career Center’s talented staff and encourages you to put their expertise to work for you.
At the University Career Center, Mariella leads pre-med, pre-health, and pre-law services. She is an active member of the Central and National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions and has served on numerous national boards, committees and task forces, including multiple terms on the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) Advisory Committee and the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions Board of Directors. She is a recipient of the CAAHP Fr. Joseph L.
Chelsea serves as Assistant Director at the University Career Center, providing strategic oversight and management for our career coaching and advising team. In addition, Chelsea coaches and counsels undergraduate and graduate students from a wide spectrum of career interests in individual counseling and advising appointments.
Angelicia is probably the first person you will see when you enter the University Career Center as she manages the Information Desk. You will also see her at one of the many fairs that the office coordinates. She enjoys meeting new and familiar faces as they stop in the office for an appointment or just to say hello. She is always ready to connect you with one of the advisors in the office.
Elizabeth serves on our employer relations team, building and maintaining relationships with top employers in various industries who are looking to recruit UM students. She loves learning more about the students interests and what they are looking for in a career, as well as what the employers are looking for in our students. She also works directly with students in group and one-on-one settings during all phases of their career development.
Sally works with undergraduate students through advising appointments and workshops. She serves as the liaison for the School of Education and RC and works with all students including pre-med and pre-law. In addition to advising responsibilities, Sally coordinates all of the The Career Center’s career expos and graduate school fairs.
Mckenzie Balaka is a Junior at the Penny Stamps School of Art and Design, pursuing a Bachelors in Fine Arts and a Minor in Entrepreneurship. Mckenzie is a local to the area, from Chelsea, Michigan. However, she is a jet setter and constantly on the move, Mckenzie has been to all 50 states and 13 different countries. As well as being an Immersion Student Assistant at the University Career Center, Mckenzie also works at her long time job in her hometown as well.
Bre is a Junior at the University of Michigan pursuing a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design, specializing in Industrial Design and Design Research. On campus, Bre works in a micro-team of researchers studying UX and UI Design. She's a very driven individual and involved on campus inlcluding the Professional Entreprenurship Fraternity Sigma Eta Pi and also holds the position of outreach chair of the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) UofM chapter.
Emily is a senior studying Political Science, History, and American Culture. She is a volunteer with College Democrats on campus, and she plans on attending law school after graduation. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, baking, and reading
Andrew is a Junior at the University of Michigan majoring in Molecular Cellular Developmental Biology (MCDB) with a minor in EEB. His goal is to graduate in four years with a biological science degree and then to hopefully pursue the field of research, especially medical research. He has worked at the National Institute of Drug Abuse and is currently working as a research technician for the Rheumatology Department in Dr. Jason Knight's lab. He grew up locally in Canton, MI, and has lived in Michigan his whole life. He loves football and basketball and enjoys spending time outside.
Anushka is a sophomore majoring in Political Science. After graduation, she plans to continue on to law school. She is originally from Farmington Hills, Michigan. On-campus, she is part of the Ballroom Dance Team, and in her free time, she enjoys reading and playing the piano!
Yasmeen is a Communications major at the University of Michigan. She plans on using her major to become a Broadcast Journalist and use her future platform to advocate for people of color. After graduating high school, she first began her college journey at the University of Michigan- Flint, in Fall 2016. In Fall 2018, Yasmeen transferred to University of Michigan and currently participates in WOLV-TV. Also, she is a passionate writer for The Michigan Daily and enjoys writing pieces regarding people of color.
Ihunanya is a senior at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health majoring in Community & Global Public Health with intentions to go into public health policy and global health systems administration. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Ihunanya is the proud daughter of Nigerian immigrants. During her time at Michigan, Ihunanya has been a part of the Health Science Scholars Program, the Black Student Union, the African Students Association, and she currently serves as President of the Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Sasha is from Novi, Michigan - a short half hour away from Ann Arbor. She is currently a rising junior on the pre-med track, double majoring in Biomolecular Science and History. Outside of UCC, Sasha is president of the pre-medical fraternity Mu Epsilon Delta, does research at the VA Hospital, and is a SAPAC volunteer.