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

  • Assistant Director for Experiential Learning & Career Development
906-487-2313
karko@mtu.edu
220H Admin Bldg

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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

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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

  • Office Assistant, Experiential Education & Career Development
906-487-2313
swdonn@mtu.edu
220C Admin Bldg

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
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

Adam Griffis

  • Manager of On-Campus Recruiting
906-487-2313
agriffis@mtu.edu
220D Admin Bldg

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
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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

Chris Houston

  • Office Assistant, On-Campus Recruiting
906-487-2313
chhousto@mtu.edu
220 Admin Bldg

Responsibilities

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

Beth Williams

  • Assistant Director of Career Development Education
egwillia@mtu.edu
Administration Building 220B

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