Advising Areas: all Education majors, and Psychology majors
"As an alum of the College of Education, I love connecting with students and being part of their career development journey. Whether you’re a freshmen just beginning your program, or a senior about to start the job search, I can help you navigate through questions that come up and help set career goals. Come to the Career Center to make an appointment with me and see all the resources we have to offer!"
Jen joined the Career Center in January 2016. She provides individual career advising for students, coordinates events and workshops, develops programs and performs outreach related to career development. Jen's previous professional experience includes work at Chicago elementary and high schools as an assistant teacher and school counselor. She earned her BA in anthropology from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and her MEd in counseling from DePaul.
Originally from Lake Winola, Pa., Jen currently lives in Chicago. In her spare time she enjoys running and skiing.
Meet with Jen to talk about:
- Job search strategies, networking and interviewing
- Student teaching
- Alternatives to teaching
- Graduate school options
- Resume and portfolio development
To schedule an appointment with Jen, call (773) 325-7431 or book online in Handshake. If you are just getting started, or are interested in a resume review, please visit a peer career advisor. Weekly walk-in hours are available.
Advising in the College of Education
2247 N. Halsted, Office 213, (2nd Floor, Dean’s Suite)
- Focused career planning
- Resume and cover letter review
- Networking and job search strategies
- Portfolio guidance
- Interview guidance and mock interview practice
- Career-related goal setting and exploration
Contact the Career Center at (773) 325-7431 to reserve a 30-minute slot or walk-in during advising hours (pending availability).