2019-20 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    Social Media Fellows


Peer Advisors

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

Ethan Fischer ‘20

Head Career Fellow
Major:
Economics
Hometown: Upper Arlington, Ohio
W&L Activities: Student Consulting, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
Experience:  Summer Business Analyst with McKinsey & Company

Sloan Warner ‘20

Head Peer Career Advisor
Major: Business Administration and Geology
Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky 
W&L Activities: Treasurer of the Alexander Hamilton Society and University Ambassador
Experience: Wells Fargo Securities Consumer and Retail Intern, Wells Fargo Advisors Business Development Team Intern

Kana White ‘20

Head Peer Career Advisor
Major: Economics with a minor in Poverty and Human Capability Studies
Hometown: Rye, New York
W&L Activities: Executive Committee, W&L Repertory Dance Company, Williams Investment Society
Experience: Shepherd International Intern in Ghana, Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs in San Francisco

Steven Anderson ‘20

Major: Business Administration with a minor in Creative Writing
Hometown: Danville, California
W&L Activities: Shenandoah Literary Review, Mock Convention, Sigma Chi Fraternity
Experience: Strategy & Business Operations Summer Analyst, GTM Strategy & Business Operations Intern, and Customer Success Manager Intern all at Adobe

Mira Bharatiya ‘20

Major: Accounting and Business Administration
Hometown: Robbinsville, New Jersey
W&L Activities: Varsity Field Hockey, Real Estate Society, Chi Omega Sorority
Experience: Intern at Lazard Asset Management, Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Madu Chiedozie ‘20

Major: Computer Science and Business Administration
Hometown: Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria
W&L Activities: African Society, Nabors Service League
Experience: Citi Markets Summer Analyst, London Internship Program

Garrett Clinton ‘20

Major: Political Science with a minor in Creative Writing
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
W&L Activities: President of the Xi Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Office of Inclusion and Engagement Representative, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Student Association for Black Unity, Connolly Entrepreneurship Society
Experience: Intern for Congressman Donald A. McEachin and Former Congresswoman Betty Sutton, Intern at SIFMA, Intern at Makena Capital Management

Campbell DeNatale ‘20

Major: Accounting and Philosophy
Hometown: Oyster Bay, New York
W&L Activities: Williams Investment Society Director, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority (Philanthropy Chair)
Experience: Investment Banking Summer Analyst at Goldman Sachs, Intern at Strategic Value Partners, Corporate and Securities Litigation Intern at DLA Piper

Amanda Dorsey ‘21

Major: Cognitive and Behavioral Science with a minor in Poverty and Human Capabilities Studies
Hometown: Abingdon, Maryland
W&L Activities: Pre-Health Club (President), Blue Ridge Autism Center Intern, Group Exercise Instructor, Rho Gamma, Volunteer Venture Leader
Experience: Intern at the Latika Roy Foundation in Dehradun, India

Greer Gordon ‘20

Major: Business Administration and History
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
W&L Activities: Kappa Kappa Gamma, Varsity Volleyball (3 years), study abroad in Barcelona
Experience: Real Estate Intern at Johnson Development Associates, Wealth Management Intern at Morgan Stanley, Marketing Intern for Ruthie's Rolling Café Food Truck

Julia Habiger ‘21

Major: Economics and English
Hometown: Columbia, Maryland
W&L Activities: Residential Life, Traveller Safe-Ride, Office of Inclusion and Engagement, Campus Kitchen
Experience: Construction Manager and Operations Coordinator at Appalachia Service Project, Intern at the Nuclear Threat Initiative

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

Abhi Jha ‘21

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

Olivia Luzzio ‘21

Major: Economics and Global Politics
Hometown: Goshen, Kentucky
W&L Activities: Varsity Swimming, Vice President of Education for University Ambassadors, Rho Gamma
Experience: Consular Affairs Intern at the U.S. Department of State in Vienna, Washington Term Internship at the Business Council for Sustainable Energy, Intern at the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet

Industry Research Associates

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

Nick St. Pierre ‘21

Head Industry Research Associate
Major: Engineering with a minor in Computer Science
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia W&L Activities: Varsity Soccer, Robotics Club, Phi Zeta Delta Fraternity
Experience: SMART Scholar for the U.S. Department of Defense, Roanoke County Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Hanh Doan ‘21

Major: Business Administration and Mathematics
Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam
W&L Activities: LEAD Program, Connolly Entrepreneurship Society, International Student Orientation Leader, Peer Tutor
Experience: Financial Advisory Services Intern in Hanoi, Work Study for Admissions Office at W&L

Whit Goode ‘21

Major: Chemistry and Economics
Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
W&L Activities: Head of Promise Committee, Hearing Advisor to the Executive Committee, Chi Psi Fraternity
Experience: Invest Like the Street Analyst, Equity Research Intern at DPM Capital, Kiawah Island Partners Camp Counselor, Kitchen Assistant at Teton Valley Ranch Camp

Rohan Jairam ‘21

Major: Accounting and Economics
Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT
W&L Activities: Williams Investment Society, Campus Kitchen, LEAD
Experience: Real Estate Operations Intern at The Johnson Group

Catherine Latour '20

Major: English and Business Administration
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
W&L Activities: Panhellenic Council, Venture Club, Kathekon, Peer Counselor, Campus Kitchen
Experience: Summer Associate at Berkeley Research Group, PANIL Summer Research Assistant, Non-Profit Fellow at VCL

Griffin Noe ‘21

Major: Computer Science and Business Administration
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio W&L
Activities: Traveller Vice-Chair, Connolly Entrepreneurship Society Executive Team, IT Help Desk
Experience: Data Analyst Intern at DealCloud, Student Researcher in Physics Department, Summer Research Scholar in Economics Department, Software Engineering Intern at Kinetic Vision in Cincinnati

Jarrett Smith ‘21

Major: Accounting and U.S. History
Hometown: Charlottesville, Virginia
W&L Activities: Varsity Football, Campus Kitchen, Phi Zeta Delta
Experience: Venture Investment and Marketing Intern at CAV Angels LLC at the UVA Darden Business School, Intern at Hammerstone Markets Inc.

Office Ambassadors

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

Jhade Jordan ‘21

Head Office Ambassador
Major: History (Global)
Hometown: Durant, Mississippi
W&L Activities: Black Campus Ministry, First-Generation Low-Income Partnership, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Student Association for Black Unity, QuestBridge
Experience: Career and Professional Development Summer Intern, Rockbridge Area Relief Association Volunteer, W&L Circulation Desk Assistant

Esther Assenso ‘22

Major: Undeclared
Hometown: Bronx, New York
W&L Activities: African Society (Treasurer), Student Association of Black Unity, Polo Club, Rockbridge News Station (Technical Director)
Experience: Student Intern at AT&T Public Sector, Advanced Research Cohort in Computer Science Department

Dayton Conklin ‘21

Major: Business Administration and Sociology and Anthropology
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
W&L Activities: First Year Orientation Committee, Student Reporting Advisor
Experience: BE Group (business solutions company) in London

Ellie Davidson ‘21

Major: Economics and Spanish with a minor in Education Policy
Hometown: Houston, Texas
W&L Activities: Bead the Change and Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Experience: Intern for Ikamva Youth, Intern for KIPP Texas

George Folline ‘21

Major: Business Administration and Spanish
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
W&L Activities: Connolly Entrepreneurship Society, ESOL
Experience: Entrepreneurship Internship Program in Ecuador

Cindy Kim ‘21

Major: Accounting with a minor in Mathematics
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea and Suffolk, Virginia
W&L Activities: University Ambassadors, University Singers, General Admission
Experience: Career and Professional Development Summer Research Intern

James Laverty ‘21

Major: Journalism and Politics
Hometown: Rye, New York
W&L Activities: Rockbridge Report, Club Golf, WLUR Radio, Ring-Tum-Phi
Experience: Junior Intern Analyst at Courtfield Capital LLC, Intern for Julie Kilian for State Senate in New York

Josh McDonald ‘22

Major: English and Economics
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
W&L Activities: Varsity Football, Peer Counselor, FCA, Mock Convention, W&L Strength Club
Experience: MidFirst Bank Summer Internship, Elite Speed Sports Performance Internship

Zahin Reaz ‘22

Major: Accounting
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
W&L Activities: Williams Investment Society
Experience: Edge AMC Intern, The City Bank Intern, CSR class in Denmark

William Salchert ‘21

Major: Business Administration and Geology
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
W&L Activities: RUF, Fly Fishing Club, Outing Club, Club Lacrosse
Experience: UAB Medical Research, Arlington Capital Advisors, Co-Owner of Sullivan Lawn and Landscape

Claire Smith ‘21

Major: Sociology and Anthropology
Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee
W&L Activities: Varsity Cross Country and Track & Field, RUF Leadership, Peer Tutor, W&L Political Review Editor
Experience: ACLU of Tennessee Intern, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Intern (Washington Term), SIT Peace and Conflict Studies Program in Rwanda and Uganda

Ryan Zimmerman ‘22

Major: Politics and Sociology with a Legal Studies Minor, Pre-Law Track
Hometown: Hopewell, New Jersey
W&L Activities: Peer Tutor, First-Year Orientation Committee (FYOC), Campus Kitchen, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
Experience: Summer Clerk at Windels Marx Lane and Mittendorf, LLP and Deputy Clerk at Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Social Media Fellows

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

Abby Yu ‘20

Head Social Media Fellow
Major: Business Administration and German
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
W&L Activities: University Ambassador, Languages for Rockbridge, PAACE, Community Grants Committee
Experience: Client Engagement Intern at VMLY&R, Intern at Catapult Creative (marketing)

Everett Heebe ‘22

Major: Undeclared
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
W&L Activities: WLU Arts League
Experience: Intern at "Straight to Art" in Charleston, SC with a W&L alum

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

Anna Luttrell ‘21

Major: English with a minor in Poverty and Human Capabilities Studies
Hometown: Athens, Tennessee
W&L Activities: Campus Kitchen, Shepherd Program, Research Student in Dr. Toporikova's Lab, Chi Omega Sorority (Social Media Manager)
Experience: Fellowships Fellow with Dean Campbell, Shepherd Summer Intern at Gateway Center Atlanta

Tate Mikkelsen ‘20

Major: Business Journalism with a minor in Digital Culture and Information
Hometown: Alexandria, Virginia
W&L Activities: University Ambassador, Delta Society, International Orientation, PRSSA, Rockbridge Report, Running Club
Experience: Staff reporter for Washington Business Journal, Staff Reporter for Workers World Media, WLUR 91.5 FM Public Relations Committee, Gibson Island Camp Counselor, Back on My Feet Intern

Parker Skinner ‘20

Major: Business Administration with a Biology minor
Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida
W&L Activities: Founding Member and Advisor of PreHealth Club, Club Soccer, Soccer Coach at Rockbridge YMCA
Experience: Summer Research Scholar with the Biology Department, Finance Intern at Intradiem, Sustainability Intern at Beaver Street Fisheries

Molly Sykes ‘20

Major: Accounting and German
Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia
W&L Activities: Kathekon, German Club, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Experience: U.S. Tax Intern at EY In Frankfurt, Germany