Assistant Director of Life Transforming Programs
As a Career Counselor, Laura coaches, counsels, and advises students how to align their interests, skills, and values with meaningful work opportunities at UVA and beyond. As a member of the Exploration Team, she encourages 1st and 2nd year students to engage in career exploration early and often. Laura also manages Career Center COLA class presentations and leads exploration workshops that help students discover and clarify their career goals.
Prior to joining the UVA Career Center in June 2015, Laura worked at the Disney Learning Center where she provided a welcoming environment and educational services to students from universities around the world.
Laura graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master in Applied Positive Psycholgoy and from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies. In her free time she likes to teach kickboxing classes and light paint, an interactive art that involves recording the movement of light through long-exposure photography.