Career Counselor / Associate Director (Public Service & Government Community and Global Careers)

At the UVA Career Center, Dreama serves as a career counselor and leads the Public Service and Government Career Community supporting students interested in careers with social impact. She also works with students who are interested in pursuing Global Careers outside their home country helping students to gain experiences in spaces that best develops their cultural agility for the workplace.

Dreama joined the Career Center in July 2012, having previously worked in various offices throughout the University, including Student Financial Services and the Office of the Dean of Students. She has also served as an AmeriCorps member with the Virginia College Advising Corps. Having been the first in her family to graduate from a four-year college, Dreama is dedicated to helping students from underserved backgrounds succeed in higher education.

Dreama is a double Hoo, having earned her B.A. in Religious Studies and M.Ed. in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education at the University of Virginia. Dreama also loves to travel internationally and lives in Charlottesville with her partner, Marc, and their two precocious felines – Chloe and Ginger.

Education

  • University of Virginia, B.A. in Religious Studies
  • University of Virginia, M.Ed. in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education

Accomplishments

International Residential College Fellow

Safe Space Trained

Certified in the Strong Interest Inventory

Certified in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Completed Career Development Facilitator Training Program