CSC Peer Advisors-Who We Are

Career Services Centers Peer Advisors

We are undergraduate students who are trained by the Career Services Center to help you explore both majors and careers. As peers, we have learned to use the many resources available in the Center and look forward to sharing them with you.

We have learned how to develop our own resumes, and are ready to help you polish yours. We help support the staff in the Center with their many events and outreach activities. Come in and visit us soon.

Photo of Peer Advisor Tanner

Tanner is a junior at Western majoring in Environmental Science, and minoring in Spanish. This is her second year as a Peer Advisor in the Career Services Center and first as the Student Coordinator. She is excited to have another year in the CSC helping students learn more about different careers and opportunities the office has to offer! A born and bred Seattleite, Tanner enjoys splashing through puddles and walking through torrential downpours which lends a hand to life in Bellingham. Despite a ridiculous ability to trip over flat ground, she adores hiking and other exploratory adventures outside. A fan of cold weather and copious amounts of seasonal decorations, Tanner enjoys hot chocolate, early morning runs, making and consuming a variety of baked goods and hanging out with friends in her free time.

Photo of Peer Advisor Hanna H.

Hanna H. is a Senior at Western double-majoring in English Literature and Humanities, with a concentration in History of Culture. She is also a member of the Honors Program. This is her first year as a Peer Advisor in the Career Services Center, and she is so excited to help fellow students find tools, resources, and inspiration as they develop their future careers. Growing up on Bainbridge Island, WA, Hanna H. developed an appreciation for small towns, rainy days, and ferry rides, and when not reading and writing for school and work, she can usually be found reading and writing for fun. A true homebody at heart, she is especially passionate about spending time with family and friends, tending to her growing succulent plant collection, and pursuing the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe.

Photo of Peer Advisor Hanna S.

Hanna S. is a Senior at Western majoring in Human Services and Political Science and minoring in Diversity in Higher Education. She is from Layton, Utah but now considers Bellingham her Bellinghome. Hanna is excited to be working in the Career Services Center this year because she loves working with students to help them find the resources they need and supporting them in their journey through college. This is something she hopes to pursue in her future career after she graduates in June. When she is not working in the CSC or in class, you can find her around Bellingham drinking tea at a local coffee house, eating at her favorite downtown restaurants and hanging out with friends. Her favorite activities include dancing, paddle boarding, working out, watching shows on TLC and traveling to new places.

Photo of Peer Advisor Karina

Karina is a Senior at Western majoring in Kinesiology and minoring in Dance and Psychology. She is passionate about helping others, and hopes to specialize in a career that encourages and supports healthy lifestyles. She is thrilled to be working as a Peer Advisor in the CSC and is excited to help students explore careers, form valuable connections, and be exposed to the plethora of opportunities and services the CSC offers. Born and raised in a small, rural town along the Columbia River, Karina loves being close to the water, mountains, and trees. She is eager to join any outdoor adventure, whether it be hiking or kayaking. One of her greatest passions is dancing. She enjoys a variety of styles from tap to salsa. While she is a perfectionist and worker bee at heart, she also cherishes relaxation time with family, reading novels with hot herbal tea, playing piano, and cooking.

Photo of Peer Advisor Jacob

Jacob is a Senior majoring in Human Services with a minor in Anthropology. This is his second and final quarter as an intern at the Career Services Center. A former (Northern) Californian, Jacob enjoys getting lost in the forest, exploring abandoned buildings, and cooking hearty meals over an open fire. He also has an affinity for songwriting, kayaking, and planning dubious expeditions across Siberia. When he’s not at the CSC, he can be found on random mountaintops journaling about the human condition and the meaning of life. Jacob looks forward to helping students discover new possibilities and start their professional adventures.

Photo of Peer Advisor Sara

sara, a senior

student of creative writing

loves coffee and snow

Photo of Peer Advisor Lung

Lung is a Junior at Western studying in Human Services, looking to minor in Law, Diversity, and Justice. It is her first year as a Peer Advisor in the CSC, and she is super-duper excited to help students find the resources they need to be more successful here at Western. She enjoys those cold rainy days and luckily, Bellingham has tons of those days. Lung has a deep appreciation for discovering new food. In her spare time, she can be found exploring restaurants and local food venues, along with hanging out with friends.

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