Career Advisors

After starting with the Learning Center, you may want to meet with some of our professional staff.

The professional career advisors at Career Services are happy to help you with every aspect of your career and professional development. We’ll be happy to work with you on everything from a quick question to starting right from the beginning. Everyone is at a different place in their career development, and we’ll help you every step of the way. A one-on-one meeting with a career advisor gets you special attention to your specific needs - it’s easy, informative, and can make a difference in your career path.

Always be ready for any networking or job opportunity that may come your way. Make an appointment that’s convenient for you today through HuskyJOBS.



Meet Our Advisors


Kirsti Arko

Assistant Director for Experiential Learning & Career Development

906-487-2313
karko@mtu.edu
220H Admin Bldg

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

906-487-2313
slattawa@mtu.edu
220G Admin Bldg

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
Shelley Farrey

Shelley Farrey

Coordinator - Career Development and Corporate Event Promotions

906-487-2313
mafarrey@mtu.edu
220I Admin Bldg

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
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Qiuchen Hai

Career Advisor

Data Analyst

906-487-2313
qhai@mtu.edu

Responsibilities

  • Advise students, alumni, and prospective students in career exploration, development, and job search skills and strategies
  • Provide data collection and a statistical analysis support
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Elaine Hommowun

Career Advisor

Graphic Design Specialist

ephommow@mtu.edu
220P Admin Bldg

Responsibilities

  • Advise students, alumni, and prospective students in career exploration, development, and job search skills and strategies
  • Design and produce marketing and communication promotional material
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Jen Wall

Career Advisor

Communications Specialist

Career Plus Program Advisor

Cell: 906-487-2313
jlwall@mtu.edu

Responsibilities

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