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 2016-2017 academic year.

Peer Career Advisors

Karena Baldwin '16


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Communication Studies Major, Art Studio Minor

Arts and Communication & Business Career Interest Clusters

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Hometown: Chanhassen, MN

Activities: Gustavus Women in Leadership and Gustavus Figure Skating Club

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Knowledge Management Intern - Best Buy
  • Collegiate Fellow - Gustavus Residential Life
  • Communications Writing Intern - Gustavus Marketing
  • Media Promotion Intern - Arts Center of St. Peter

Allison Birnschein '17


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Psychological Science Major, Neuroscience and Dance Minors

Health Professions & Government and Social Services Career Interest Clusters

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Hometown: Sun Prairie, WI

Activities: Gustavus Apprentice Dance Company, Big Partner Little Partner, Connecting Clouds, Research Assistant in Gustavus Center for Developmental Science

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • True Friends - Respite Camp
  • United Cerebral Palsy - Respite Provider
  • Gustavus - Summer Research Assistant
  • University of Iowa - Summer Research Assistant
  • Independent Honors Research Project
 

Johnna Bottila '17


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Nursing Major, Religion Minor

Health Professions Career Interest Cluster

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Activities: Peer Assistant, Choir, being outside.

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience: Certified Nursing Assistant


Linh Chu '19


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Biology and International Managment Majors

Business, Health Professions, & STEM Career Interest Clusters

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Activities: International Cultures Club, Piano

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Gustavus FYRE Program
  • Docent - Arts Center of St. Peter

Meghan Gallagher '19


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Spanish Major

Still Deciding Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Minnetonka, MN

Activities: CRU, GYO, CAB, Ultimate Frisbee

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience: Waitress, Lifegaurd, Nanny


Emily Holmes '18


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Nursing Major

Health Professions & STEM Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Minnetonka, MN

Activities: Peer Assistant, Choir

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience: Retail, Nanny


Jenna Mortel '18


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Nursing Major

Health Professions Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Baldwin, WI

Activities: AST, Proclaim, and Connecting Clouds

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Dietary Aide - Park View Nursing Home
  • Nanny
  • Comfort Keepers (HHA)
  • Cocktail Waitress - Madison Avenue Wine and Spirits
  • RA - Ecumen

Tram Nguyen '19


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Biochemistry Major

Still Deciding Career Interest Cluster

Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam

Activities: International Cultures Club

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience: Gustavus Dining Services


James Ramsburg '18


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Spanish and LALACS Majors, Economics Minor

Arts and Communication & Business Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Activities Building Bridges

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Freelance Translating and Editing
  • Research in Economics and Spanish

Reishelle Roll '19


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Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Major

Arts and Communication & Education Career Interest Clusters

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Hometown: Gladstone, OR

Activities: Collegiate Fellow

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Camp Counselor
  • City Year Corps Member
  • Lifeguard

Gretchen Seewald '17


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English Major

Arts and Communication and Business Career Interest Clusters

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Hometown: Burnsville, MN

Activities: Gusties in Ongoing Leadership Development (G.O.L.D.) and Hall Council

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience:

  • Retail Associate - Goodwill
  • Internship - Great Moods
  • Center for International and Cultural Education

Ellie Sherwin '18


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Communication Studies Major

Arts and Communication, Education & Government and Social Services Career Interest Clusters

Activities: Community Coordinator of Pittman Hall, Study Buddies, runs through the arb and yoga!

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience

  • Collegiate Fellow - Gustavus Residential Life
  • Publicist - Gustavus Communication Studies Department

*January and Spring 2017 only*


Bailey Van Den Heuvel '19


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English Education Major

Arts and Communication and Education Career Interest Clusters

Hometown: Mondovi, WI

Activities: Tennis, Track and Field, Band, Botany Club

Past Employment/Internship or Research Experience: Apple Orchard, Certified Nursing Assistant


11/9/16  JV