Career Center Ambassadors-
Who We Are

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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.



Emily Kunz
Emily Kunz
Year: Senior
Major: Kinesiology




Emily is a senior at Western, majoring in Kinesiology and in the Pre-Medicine and Honors Programs. This is her second year as a peer advisor in the Career Services Center. She looks forward to helping students utilize all of the resources offered here as they prepare for their future careers. Outside of school Emily is highly involved in AS clubs such as the WWU Marine Tech Club. In her free time she enjoys running, hiking, listening to music, and spending time with her friends and family.


Sara Marks

Sara Marks
Year: Senior
Major: Communication Studies



Sara is a senior at Western and will be graduating in the spring; she is majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in International Studies. This is her first year as a peer advisor in the Career Services Center and she is looking forward to helping students get the careers they dream of! In her spare time she enjoys salsa dancing, traveling, reading, and spending time with her friends.


Karleen Adams

Karleen Adams
Year: Junior
Major: Political Science




Karleen is currently a junior and is majoring in Political Science. This is her second year as a peer advisor (in the office) and she is looking forward to working with the new peers, and interacting with more students. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends, exploring Bellingham, reading, and watching Netflix.


Claire Kieffer-Peterson

Claire Kieffer-Peterson
Year: Junior
Major: Economics/Mathematics




Claire is a junior at Western, working towards an Economics/Mathematics major. This is her first year as a Peer Adviser. She looks forward to working with students and introducing them to tools to help them shine in the eyes of employers. In her spare time, she enjoys browsing through music and sharing time with friends and Netflix.


Lacy Christison

Lacy Christison
Human Services Intern

Year: Junior
Major: Human Services




Lacy is a Junior at Western majoring in Human Services and minoring in Diversity in Higher Education. As an Intern for the Career Services Center, she hopes to learn more about career counseling and what the office has to offer students. Lacy has also interned at Student Outreach Services and has held various positions through the Academic Advising Center right upstairs, in which she is currently the Lead Peer Advisor. Through these experiences she hopes to gain as much knowledge about the field as possible to someday go on to attend Graduate School for a Student Affairs profession. In her spare time, Lacy enjoys spending time outside, hanging out with her friends, and cuddling with her cat, Bosley.


Grace Peven

Grace Peven
Year: Sophmore





Grace is currently a sophomore and is planning on majoring in Geography. This is her first year as a peer advisor (in the office) and she is looking forward to helping students find the resources they need for success. Outside of school Grace loves to hike, raft, run, craft and spend time with friends and family.




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