Director of Career Counseling, Advising & Communities

As Director of the Career Counseling and Advising Team, Carrie works with the career counselors to create programs that serve students' unique career development needs, along with directly advising students herself. In addition to leading the Career Counseling and Advising Team within the UVA Career Center, Carrie coordinates the Parents Fund Internship Grants and the Simpson Scholarship and oversees individual as well as large group workshops and programs for students.

Carrie has worked in the Career Center since 1998. Prior to joining UVA, Carrie worked as an Admissions Counselor in higher education, in College Counseling and Admissions for a private and independent school and in physician recruiting for a hospital. She has experience working with first- through fourth-year students on issues of exploration, major and career choice, and internship and job search. 

Carrie completed her B.A. in Psychology at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, and holds a M.Ed. in Counselor Education from Kent State University. In her free time, Carrie likes to enjoy nature with her animals and family.

Education

  • Randolph-Macon Woman's College, B.A. in Psychology
  • Kent State University, M.Ed. in Counselor Education

Accomplishments

Certified in MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, and Emotional Intelligence

Experienced with mindfulness and trained in Mental Health First Aid