Claire Ziegler

Assistant Director, Business Community

As a career counselor, Claire’s goal is to help empower students to use their interests, abilities, values, and transferable skills to succeed in their career goals here at UVA and beyond. Claire supports students interested in Business in exploring and pursuing career opportunities.

Prior to joining the Career Center in December of 2021, Claire worked in private practice mental health and vocational rehabilitation. She has worked with people of all ages at every stage of their career journey, including working extensively with individuals with disabilities looking to enter or reenter the workforce. She has experience in career consulting, assessment, resume writing, as well as transferable skills analysis.

Claire graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Richmond. She went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. In her free time, Claire is an avid equestrian and also enjoys gardening, reading and spending time with her rescue dog, Andy.

Education: 
University of South Florida, M.A. in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
University of Richmond, B.A. in Political Science and Psychology

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Claire Ziegler

Assistant Director, Business Community
434-924-8900