Staff Listing

Stephen Patchin

  • Director, Career Services

About Steve

  • Steve has a passion for researching how teaching techniques need to change to adapt to how future generations learn most effectively. He enjoys traveling and meeting people, then writing about their unique stories. The avid boater knows his way around the grill and enjoys spending time with his family, including two black Labs, Zeus and Apollo.
Kirsti Arko

Kirsti Arko

  • Assistant Director for Experiential Learning and Career Development

Links of Interest

Responsibilities

  • Manage the cooperative education and internship programs
  • Course instructor for the Career Development Foundations course: UN2525
  • Advise students, alumni, and prospective students in career exploration, development, and job search skills and strategies
Sharon Attaway

Sharon Attaway

  • Associate Director for Employer Relations

Links of Interest

About Sharon

  • A self-proclaimed life launcher, Sharon creates exciting engagement strategies and meaningful partnerships that enhance internships and career on-ramps for students.

Responsibilities

  • Lead corporate partnership team in expanding internship and career opportunities for Michigan Tech students.
  • Engage corporate sponsorship of activities across campus
  • Enhance collaborative efforts to develop students’ career skills
Stacey Donnelly

Stacey Donnelly

  • Office Assistant, Experiential Education & Career Development

Responsibilities

  • Provide logistical coordination for the Experiential Learning Program, the Student Employment Program, and the Career Development Education Program.
  • Provide administrative support to Career Services staff
Shelley Farrey

Shelley Farrey

  • Coordinator - Career Development and Corporate Event Promotions

Responsibilities

  • Promote relationships with employers including special event creation and execution
  • Advise students, alumni, and prospective students in career exploration, development, and job search skills and strategies

Adam Griffis

  • Manager of On-Campus Recruiting

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate on-campus recruiting activities, including full-time, co-op/intern job postings, interview schedules and company information sessions
  • Provide support to employer HuskyJOBS users to ensure effective recruiting efforts
  • Provide logistical coordination for the Employer Relations Program
  • Provide administrative support to Career Services staff
Elaine Hommowun

Elaine Hommowun

  • Graphic Design Specialist

Responsibilities

  • Design and produce marketing and communication promotional material
Chris Houston

Chris Houston

  • Office Assistant, On-Campus Recruiting

Responsibilities

  • Provide logistical coordination for on-campus recruiting
  • Provide administrative support to Career Services staff
  • Safety Liason
  • Safety Administrator
Jen Wall

Jen Wall

  • Communications Specialist
  • Career Plus Program Advisor

Responsibilities

  • Create, implement, and oversee internal and external communications that promote events and services offered by Career Services
  • Advise students, alumni, and prospective students in career exploration, development, and job search skills and strategies
Beth Williams

Beth Williams

  • Assistant Director of Career Development Education

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