Meet the Peer Career Advisors

Peer Career Advisors are available to answer questions related to Career Development. Peer Career Advisors assist students with résumés, cover letters, Handshake, LinkedIn, interviewing tools and other Career Development resources.

Peer Career Advisors staff the office Monday - Friday**, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm during the 2018-2019 academic year*.
*Drop-in hours are first-come, first-served. Check-in at the desk. May also be subject to change due to special events.
**Advisors are unavailable on Fridays from 11-1:30am Fall Semester
 

Peer Career Advisors

 

Lauren Blanding '21


 Teanna

Management Major

Business Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Woodbury, MN

Activities: Working Out, GWIL, Spending time with friends and family

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Receptionist at Energy Pilates Fitness and Yoga
  • Sales Associate at Saks off Fifth

Strengths:

  • Futuristic, Responsibility, Deliberative, Harmony and Restorative

 

Teanna Britton '20

 Teanna

International Management Major and LALACS Minor

Business Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Big Lake, MN

Activities: Tri Sigma, Pound Pals, Hall Council

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Caribou Coffee
  • New Creations Daycare

 

Linh Chu '19


Linh Photo

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Major

Management Minor

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

Business & STEM Career Interest Clusters

LinkedIn Profile

Activities: International Cultures Club (Treasurer), Tri Beta Biological Honors Society, Tri Sigma Sorority

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Student Researcher in Gustavus FYRE Program
  • Teaching Assistant in Chemistry Labs

Meghan Gallagher '19


Meghan

Spanish & LALACS Major

Still Deciding Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Minnetonka, MN

Activities: CRU, CAB (Executive 2017 and General Committee 2018), The Choice Program

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Lifeguarding
  • Care Staff for Chrysalis
  • Nursing Home Staff

Strengths:

  • Communication - Woo, Empathy, Restorative, Positivity

 

Patrick Gazich '21


 Teanna

Accounting Major

Business Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Minnetonka, MN

Activities: GAC Men's Hockey 

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Impact Hockey Coach
  • PaddleTap Tours Captain
  • Little League Umpire

Strengths:

  • Good listener, good communicator and laid back

 

Hailey Conception '21


 Student Photo

Political Science, LALACS

Governmnet and Social Service Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Stillwater, MN

Activities: Gustie Greeter, Gustavus Symphony Orchestra, Student Senate, Women's Rugby


Kelsey Larson '20


Kelsey

Public Accounting Major

Hometown: North Branch, MN

Business Career Interest Cluster

Activities: Pound Pals, Class Officers, Hall Council

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Shopko
  • L&L COntracting
  • Geargrid - Internship

Nicole Lunberg '19


Nicole

Communication Studies Major

Hometown: St. Francis, MN

Arts & Communication and Business Career Interest Clusters

LinkedIn Profile

Activities: Hammocking, Swimming, Dancing, Singing, Working Out, and Sleep

Past Employment/Internship or Reseach Experience:

  • Admission Intern - Gustavus
  • Program Counselor - Meridian Services
  • Peer Career Advisor - Gustavus
  • HR Intern - Ecumen
  • HR/Marketing Intern - Adolph's Converters and Cores

Madi Engbrecht '21


Jenna

Elementary Education

Education Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Rochester, MN

Activities: A Moment of Magic, Chapel Choir

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • School Age Child Care

 

Reishelle Hoeschen Roll '19


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Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Major 
Political Science Minor

Education & Government & Social Services Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Gladstone, OR

LinkedIn Profile

Activities: GWSS Academic Assistant

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Child and Family Advococy Intern - CADA

Vanessa Case '19


Vanessa

Exercise Physiology Major
Pre-OT

Health Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: New Brighton, MN

Activities: Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, Pre PT/OT Org

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Beisswenger's
  • Journey's
  • Admiral D's,
  • Party City,
  • USCryotherapy 

Bailey Van Den Heuvel '19


Bailey

Communication Arts & Literature Teaching Major

Music Minor

Arts and Communication and Education Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Mondovi, WI

LinkedIn Profile

Activities: Tennis, Track and Field, Gustavus Wind Orchestra, Botany Club, Line Us, The Fourth Crown, Dog Walker for Mankato Humane Society

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Zip Line Tour Guide
  • Briadal Consultant
  • Apple Orchard
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Ashley Beckman '21


Ashley

Accounting Major

Business Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

Activities: Girls Lacross Club Team

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Lifeguard at Gustavus Pool
  • Head Lifeguard at Owatonna Parks and Rec Waterpark

Updated 9/13/2018 JR