2018-19 Career and Professional Development Fellows Career Fellows introduce students to Career and Professional Development services and partner with students to craft professional documents and navigate the job and internship search

Come and meet with any of our Career Fellows in Elrod Commons 301. Email us at careers@wlu.edu or call (540) 458-8595 to set up an appointment. 

Peer Advisors    Industry Research Associates

Office Ambassadors    Communications and Social Media Fellows

Peer Advisors

Peer advisors partner with students to explore careers and application materials, including resumes and cover letters.

Julia Kaczmar ‘19

Head Peer Advisor
Major: Business Administration and German
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
W&L Activities: YoungLife leader at Lylburn Downing Middle School, Co-founder of Take 2, Member of First-Year Orientation Committee, and Panhellenic Delegate
Experience: Intern at Bloomingdale's and Rebecca Taylor in New York City

Steven Anderson ‘20

Major: Business Administration with a minor in Computer Science
Hometown: Danville, California
W&L Activities: Baseball Team and Sigma Chi Fraternity
Experience: Intern at Adobe in San Francisco

Madu Chiedozie ‘20

Major: Computer Science and Business Administration
Hometown: Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria
W&L Activities: African Society, Nabors Service League, and Engineering Community Development
Experience: London Internship Program-

Ginny Durfee ‘19

Major: Strategic Communication
Hometown: Bedford, New York
W&L Activities: Delta Society and Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Experience: Intern in the Advancement Office of Rippowam Cisqua School in Bedford, NY; Intern for the Harford County Office of Disability Services; PR/Consumer Marketing intern at XO Group in New York City-

Amanda Ebling ‘19

Major: Economics with a minor in French Language and Culture
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
W&L Activities: Co-founder and President of the Polo Club, Tutor for College Access, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority
Experience: Intern at a start-up in Charlottesvill

Ethan Fischer ‘20

Major: Economics and Politics
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
W&L Activities: Washington and Lee Student Consulting, Alternate Justice for Student Judicial Council, President of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity
Experience: Intern for Senator Bob Corker in Washington, D.C.

Kit Hamill ‘20

Major: Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science
Hometown: New Canaan, Connecticut
W&L Activities: Varsity Soccer Team, Kappa Gamma Philanthropy Committee, and Volunteer Youth Coach for a local Rockbridge County soccer team
Experience: Data & Analytics Intern for Reed Exhibitions; Intern at Winchester Interconnect in Connecticut

Griffin Noe ‘21

Major: Physics and Computer Science
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
W&L Activities: Programming Team Leader for the Robotics Club; Member of Venture Club; Employee for Traveller, and Employee for IT Help Desk
Experience: Student Researcher in Physics Department; - Summer Research Scholar with Economics Department; Software Engineering Internship at Kinetic Vision in Cincinnati

Nick St. Pierre ‘21

Major: Engineering and Computer Science
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia
W&L Activities: Soccer Team, Robotics Club, Phi Zeta Delta
Experience: Roanoke County Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Sloan Warner ‘20

Major: Business Administration and Geology
Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky
W&L Activities: Treasurer of the Alexander Hamilton Society and University Ambassador
Experience: Intern at Wells Fargo Advisors Business Development Team in St. Louis

Kana White ‘20

Major: Economics with a minor in Poverty and Human Capability Studies
Hometown: Rye, New York
W&L Activities: W&L Repertory Dance Company, Williams Investment Society, University Ambassadors, and Contact Committee
Experience: Shepherd International Intern in Ghana

Abby Yu ‘20

Major: Business Administration and German
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
W&L Activities:University Ambassador, Languages for Rockbridge, PAACE, and the Community Grants Committee
Experience: Intern at Catapult Creative, a marketing agency in Dayton, OH

Industry Research Associates

Industry Research Associates extensively research industry resources and provide advising on documents, networking, and interviewing preparation.

Andrew Zandomenego ‘19

Head Industry Research Associate
Major: Economics and Philosophy
Hometown: Sarasota, Florida
W&L Activities: Hearing Advisor and Club Soccer
Experience: Intern at the House of Representatives for Congressman Vern Buchanan in Washington, DC & Sarasota, Florida

Kacie Carter ‘19

Major: Mathematics and Sociology with a minor in Poverty and Human Capability Studies
Hometown: Ponte Vedra, Florida
W&L Activities: President of Alpha Phi Omega Service Organization, Relay for Life Outreach Chair, First-Year Orientation Committee (FYOC) Activities Fair/Community Discussion Chair
Experience: Intern with the government; Shepherd International Intern in Italy at a foster home-

Morgan Dalton ‘19

Major: Economics and East Asian Languages and Literatures-Chinese
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
W&L Activities: Peer Counselor, Chi Omega's Reporting Liaison, Klasiks Hip Hop Dance Crew

Hanh Doan ‘21

Major: Business Administrating and Accounting with a minor in Math
Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
W&L Activities: LEAD Program, Cultural Exchange Activities, International Student Orientation Leader, Peer Tutor
Experience: Business Development Intern, Hanoi, Vietnam; Work-Study for Admissions Office

Ethiopia Getachew ‘19

Major: Biology (Pre-Med)
Hometown: Westwood, Massachusetts
W&L Activities: Peer Counselor, Co-President of University Ambassadors, Kathekon
Experience: Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Fellowship; Icahn School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Rohan Jairam ‘21

Major: Accounting & Business Administration and Computer Science with a minor in Math
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
W&L Activities: Williams Investment Society and LEAD
Experience:  Internet of Things Intern at the Joint Science Technology Institute

Catherine Latour '20

Major: English and Business Administration
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
W&L Activities: Venture Club, Panhellenic Council, Kathekon, Peer Counselor, Campus Kitchen
Experience:  Non-Profit Fellow at Volunteer Center of Lubbock, Texas; Tech Rawl's College of Business PANIL Summer Research Assistant

Iman Messado ‘19

Major: Economics and Studio Art
Hometown: Jersey City, New Jersey
W&L Activities: Leader, Gender Action Group; President/Liaison, QuestBridge Scholars; Nabors Service League Leadership; Communications Co-Chair, Amnesty International
Experience: University Collection of Art and History summer intern at W&L

Parker Skinner ‘20

Major: Business Administration with a Biology minor
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
W&L Activities: Founding Member and Treasurer of Pre-Health Club, Treasurer of the Pan-Asian Association of Cultural Exchange, Research Assistant for the Biology Department, Member of Sigma Nu Fraternity, and Soccer Coach at Rockbridge YMCA
Experience: Summer Research Scholar with Biology Department; Intern at tech startup called Intradiem in Georgia

Office Ambassadors

Office Ambassadors welcome all visitors to the CaPD office, review and advise on resumes and cover letters, and coordinate the lending library

William Zhou '19

Head Office Ambassador
Major: Accounting and Business Administration
Hometown: Wuhan, China
Experience: Study Abroad Program at University College London

Ellie Davidson ‘21

Major: Economics and Spanish with a minor in Education Policy
Hometown: Houston, Texas
W&L Activities: First-Year Orientation Committee (FYOC) Communications and Kappa Alpha Theta
Experience: Personal Assistant for Attorney Deborah Touchy in Houston; Intern for Infuse Energy in Houston

Amanda Dorsey ‘21

Major: Neuroscience with a minor in Poverty and Human Capability Studies
Hometown: Abingdon, Maryland
W&L Activities: Pre-Health Club, LEAD, Volunteer Venture, Pi Beta Phi, Blue Ridge Autism Center
Experience: Intern for Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center; Intern for the Harford County Office of Disability Services; Student Member on the Harford County Board of Education

Julia Habiger ‘21

Major: Economics and English
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
W&L Activities: Community Assistant for Residential Life, Program Assistant for W&L Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Campus Kitchen Volunteer
Experience: Intern at Nuclear Threat Initiative in Washington, D.C.

Abhi Jha ‘21

Major: Economics and Computer Science
Hometown: Kathmandu, Nepal
W&L Activities: Student Association for International Learning (SAIL) Executive Member and Event Coordinator and Venture Club member
Experience: Intern at Nepal Life Insurance Company in Kathmandu, Nepal-

Jarrett Smith ‘21

Major: Business Administration and History
Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
W&L Activities: Varsity Football; Fellowship of Chrian Athletes and Phi Zeta Delta member
Experience: Intern at Hammerstone Markets Inc. in Connecticut

Communications and Social Media Fellows

Communications and Social Media Fellows manage the CaPD media accounts and curate and create content.

Mia Harvey ‘19

Head Communications and Social Media Fellow
Major: Art History with a minor in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies
Hometown: Sterling, Massachusetts
W&L Activities: Hearing Advisor, Appalachian Adventure Trip Leader, Ski Team Member, and Kappa Alpha Theta
Experience: Gallery Intern at Pucker Gallery in Boston

Liza Aldridge ‘21

Major: Art History with a minor in Museum Studies
Hometown: Durham, North Carolina
W&L Activities: Varsity Equestrian Team and Social Media and PR for Chi Omega
Experience: Camp Counselor at Camp Mont Shenandoah in Virginia; Intern at Triangle Veterinary Hospital in Durham; Intern in University Collections of Art and History at Washington and Lee University

Virginia Kettles ‘19

Major: Strategic Communications with a minor in Creative Writing
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
W&L Activities: Co-founder and Co-president of Work In Progress and Literary Editor for Ampersand
Experience: Development Intern at Partnership Schools in New York City

Gigi Lancaster ‘20

Major: Strategic Communications with a minor in Studio Art
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
W&L Activities: Media Chair for Mock Convention and Delta Society
Experience: Intern at Kirstin Hopkins Inc., a political consulting firm in Dallas

Olivia Stoffel ‘19

Major: Business Major with a minor in Communications
Hometown: Harvard, Massachusetts
W&L Activities: Fancy Dress Co-Chair and President of Alpha Delta Pi
Experience: Intern at Roberta Roller Rabbitt in New York City

Molly Sykes ‘20

Major: Accounting and German
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
W&L Activities: Kathekon, First-Year Orientation Committee, and Kappa Alpha Theta
Experience: Intern at Norfolk Tug Company; Sales Associate at Strawberry Fields Gelato Shop;  Associate at Kitty Hawk Watersports in North Carolina; Intern at Koch and Hoos Accounting Firm in Washington, D.C.