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Career Mentor Bios

2013-14 Career Mentor Team

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Alex Bybee

Alex Bybee

"My favorite part about being a Career Mentor is helping our clients to have a sense of confidence and clarity while planning their careers."

Alex is a sophomore majoring in Political Science and English Literature and minoring in Spanish language. He hopes to pursue a joint MPA and JD program to complement his future aspiration to become involved in public service. Alex invites you to connect with him on Linkedin.

Organizations:
  • Vice President Elect
  • Director for the Department of Legislative Affairs for ASUN
  • Honors Ambassadors
  • College of Liberal Arts Student Advisory Board
  • American Legion Nevada Boys State Counselor
  • Nevada Youth Legislature Foundation Board of Directors

Ashley Corcoran

Ashley Corcoran

"I like working at the Career Studio because I enjoy helping my peers with all aspects of career development. There are many conflicting ideas on how to write a resume or how to conduct a job search, it can be daunting at times. My goal as a Career Mentor is ensure that the employment process is easier than it seems."

Ashley is a senior, a Political Science major with a minor in History. She plans to go to graduate school to earn a Masters in Public Administration.

Organizations:
  • College of Liberal Arts Student Advisory Board
  • College Republicans
  • Girl Scouts of the USA
  • Sierra Nevada Region and University of Nevada Football Host

Bianca Guzman

Bianca Guzman

"I really enjoy being a Career Mentor because of our clients. There's nothing more rewarding than helping a client get a handle on his or her future, whether through discussing majors or helping them get an on-campus job."

Bianca is a sophomore and a Neuroscience major. She hopes to work for Planned Parenthood before attending graduate school for a Masters in Science in Genetic Counseling.

Organizations:
  • Kappa Alpha Theta

Amanda Hartman

Amanda Hartman

"I like working in the Career Studio because I am able to assist my peers with something that may seem intimidating. I like being able to reassure clients by making them aware of their potential as employees."

Amanda is a junior Anthropology major with a minor in Foreign Affairs. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in anthropology, specializing in medical anthropology.

Organizations:
  • Red Cross, Northern Nevada Chapter
  • ASUN Programming Committee
  • Anthropology Club

Katie Romanko

Katie Romanko

"I wanted to be a Career Mentor because I know how intimidating the job sphere can be when it comes to doing the application or preparing to nail the interview. I love restoring confidence in our clients and showing them that, though it's scary at first, they truly can achieve their dream job."

Katie is a senior, dual majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Communications. She plans to go to graduate school right after college to obtain a Masters Degree. Her long-term plan includes earning a Ph.D. and becoming a professor.

Organizations:
  • Cross Country
  • Track

Miwako Schlageter

Miwako Schlageter

"I feel like career services is something that this campus has needed more of, especially with the hard economic times and the worry many students (including myself!) have about finding a job. I love empowering students to become the best job candidates they can be."

Miwako is a junior majoring in International Business, with a concentration in Marketing. She minors in Japanese Studies. Miwako would like to work in the U.S. Embassy or an an international marketing analyst for a multinational corporation that has business ties in Japan. She is also considering a career working for a non-profit organization. She plans to obtain an MBA. Miwako invites you to connect with her on Linkedin.

Organizations:
  • Business Student Council
  • College of Business Peer Mentors Program
  • Nevada Circle K International
  • Honors Ambassadors

Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith

"I love being a Career Mentor because it is so reinforcing to see the progression our clients make from feeling intimidated about the future to feeling confident about it."

 

Courtney is a senior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Mathematics. She plans to pursue a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis after completing her undergraduate degree.

Organizations:
  • Honors Program
  • Psi Chi
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • National Society of Leadership and Success

Luke Tanaka

Luke Tanaka

"I love being able to help someone out. Whether it's just a simple conversation about choosing a major or helping someone write the resume that will get them the internship they've always dreamed about, working at the Career Studio has provided all of us the opportunity to impact the University community and ensure that Nevada grads are fully prepared to pursue the careers they most desire."

Luke is a junior studying Accounting, with a minor in Computer Science. He has plans to pursue an MBA after several years in the Accounting field. Luke invites you to connect with him on Linkedin.

Organizations:
  • Circle K International
  • Business Student Council
  • Honors Ambassadors
  • Phi Kappa Phi

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