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Craig Hanson

Assistant Director, Career Services;

Craig works jointly with both the graduate and undergraduate career services organizations. His focus areas include outreach, principally on firms wanting to hire both international and domestic students, and providing career counseling for graduate students.

Craig has a strong business background for his role, with over thirty years of corporate experience at Clorox, Kimberly-Clark, and Gold Hong Ye Paper. During his twenty-four years at K-C his roles included quality management, market research, and corporate innovation. He also was a K-C campus recruiting leader at Purdue for sixteen years. Most recently, he was a technical R&D consultant for Gold Hong Ye Paper in Suzhou, China.

Craig has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue and an MBA from Krannert. He's a former member of the Purdue swimming team, participated in the Water Polo Club, and was a residence hall counselor. In addition to an enjoyable professional career, he is a diehard Boilermaker, understands the Purdue culture, and is anxious to be a major advocate for Krannert students.