Associate Director, Undergraduate & Alumni Careers (Corporate Development);
Erik is an experienced professional with 20 years in student services at Purdue. He markets career services, events and opportunities to students, alumni and employers; establishes and cultivates relationships with employers; coordinates the School of Management
fall and spring career fairs; manages on-campus job postings and recruitment activities and tracks and analyzes all student and employer data. Erik is dedicated to building relationships, effective communication and achieving success through teamwork.
Specialties: Strategic planning, job search strategies, college recruiting strategies, data analysis, career counseling.
Associate Director, Undergraduate & Alumni Careers (Career Development);
Maureen is an innovative professional with over 20 years' experience in higher education with a focus on career counseling and development. After working for eight years with students in Krannert's full-time residential graduate program, she shifted focus
to two new populations: Krannert undergraduate students and Krannert Executives in the EMBA and IMM programs. Whether in person, on the phone or via Skype, Maureen is always eager to assist with and support students in their professional development; current
services provided for all populations include: career strategy review, career resource education, resume and correspondence critiques, interview skill practice, and salary negotiation feedback. In addition, Maureen works with international students as they
complete the Curricular Practical Training Process (CPT).
A large portion of Maureen's work for the undergraduates revolves around teaching Management 301: Management Career Lectures which guides approximately 300 students each semester in their career development and internship/job search processes. Maureen recently
re-designed the course through the Purdue IMPACT program moving the course from a lecture-oriented presentation format to a mixed format of presentations, experiential activities and student-focused engagement. This course supports the development, refining
and enrichment of the 12 competencies within the Launching Business Leaders program as well as the portfolio and job search component initiatives.
Specialties: Career counseling, job search strategies, resume writing and correspondence, career resources, interviewing skills, Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate & Alumni Careers;
Gloria arranges visits for prospective students and their parents as well as shadow visits to classrooms. She champions current students along their career path and encourages their professional development. She assists students in search of co-ops, internships
and full-time employment. She works with students in Management Ambassadors and School of Management Employers Forum (SMEF) Club with a variety of projects as well as the Diversity Initiatives program. Gloria enjoys working with recruiters, alumni, co-workers,
students and staff across campus to promote successful pairings and to achieve goals.
Specialties: Oral/written communication, proofreader, mentor, project and program coordinator.
Assistant Director, Undergraduate & Alumni Career Services;
Amber joins the Krannert Professional Development Center with a background in Psychology and Human Resources. She attended Purdue University as an undergrad, receiving a BA in Psychology. She then started working as a Human Resources
Generalist for a division of United Technologies Corporation. In this role, she was primarily focused on recruiting and staffing, including building up the intern/co-op programs. With her background in HR, Amber hopes to bring an employer's perspective to
her role within the KPDC. As Assistant Director, Amber supports both Corporate and Student Career Development. She also meets with students individually to support their professional development. She enjoys building relationships with the students as well
as with employers as they seek to recruit Krannert undergraduate students and graduates.