Years of camping and outdoors experience have taught Nick that every day holds a new adventure. On top of a full course load, Nick can be found all over campus giving presentations about the Career Center, promoting events, and trying to find a cup of coffee. Beyond the Career Center, Nick works with Student Support Services as a Peer Mentor to first generation college students, and is currently serving as the Philanthropy/Community Service Chair of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. Post graduation, Nick hopes to continue his studies in graduate school in order to further his knowledge of the natural world. When not busy with school, events, and emails, Nick likes to spend time outdoors, go on late night Perkins runs, and is working on becoming a Pokémon master.
Major: Construction Engineering
Sheridan, one of our Career Mentors, has many different jobs throughout an average work day. She can be found assisting career advisers in meetings, giving classroom presentations, helping promote career events on campus as well as working at them to ensure a smooth turnout at each one. She is studying Construction Engineering at NDSU and hopes to obtain a job designing for construction projects with Mortenson Construction, where she has been interning during the past year. Her ultimate goal is to stay close to family and friends while working for the company and doing what she enjoys in order to create new and beautiful structures across the country. Along with work and school, Sheridan is a part of the Distinguished Leaders Program on campus where she mentors a high school student from North Fargo High School. She also coaches dance on Monday evenings to 1st-3rd graders through Just For Kix in West Fargo. In her free time, Sheridan enjoys reading lots of books, watching movies, and spending time with close friends and family.
Alexis is currently a Psychology major with a minor in Criminal Justice. She is currently a senior. Alexis hopes to one day work as a forensic psychologist, and have a career in the FBI. She is currently beginning the search to find the best grad school to put her one step closer to her goals and aspirations. When Alexis is not busy with school and work she enjoys spending time with friends, and watching movies.
Chantel was born in Anoka, MN, and is currently a second year student in the Landscape Architecture program here at NDSU. She works at a greenhouse over the summers back home, and she is very passionate about plants and the environment. In her free time, she likes to be outside, hang out with her friends, play tennis, do yoga, and spend time with her baby niece. At the career center, you can come to her for advice on resumes, cover letters, job interviews, job searches or anything else career related.
Joe was born and raised in Minneapolis Minnesota and is currently a fourth year student at NDSU with plans on graduating in his fifth year with a degree in exercise science and a minor in psychology. From here, he hopes to apply to physical therapy school either in Minnesota or Arizona. Joe has previously worked as a customer service representative at Physical Therapy Orthopaedic Specialists Inc. in Minneapolis. Joe is currently a member of the Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field team at NDSU, and is involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes on campus. He is energetic, and enjoys helping others while socializing. In his free time, he likes to run, fish, and embark on backpacking trips into the mountains.
Major: Strategic Communication
Career Peer, Sadie, can be found at the front desk checking in appointments, assisting with the marketing and event planning, and helping around the office. Sadie is a sophomore, who is majoring in Strategic Communications and minoring in Business Administration. In her free time, she likes to spend time with friends and family, she likes to go camping, traveling, and going to Bison sporting events.
Bruno P. Lozano
In his everyday path to leadership, Bruno can be found in the Career Center helping students with resume, cover letters, interviews, and more. When he isn’t helping students he works to create interesting articles that will improve a student not only in the workforce, but in their personal life. Bruno has had multiple work experiences during his life that has proven helpful to his growth as a leader. He main focus is his academic career but he enjoys being with friends. Aside from creating goals that will let him shine academically, his side goal is to create the best latte art at home. This coffee fanatic is excited to work with all types of students. Helping students find their future path in the workforce is more rewarding than a fresh cup of coffee on a Monday morning.
Major: Human Development and Family Science (HDFS)
As a Career Mentor, Andrea can be found helping students fine tune their resumes, cover letters, assist in interview prep, and helping students with career exploration.
Andrea is currently a Senior in HDFS and will be be graduating in December of this year. She is hoping to attend graduate school in the Spring at NDSU for Educational Leadership to pursue her dream of being an academic advisor! She thrives helping students discover their own career path by guiding them along the way.
Outside of the Career Center, Andrea enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, friends, and family. She loves to play board games, try new restaurants, and spend time outdoors while trying not to get sunburned! :)
Kelsey Perdue is one of the friendly faces you may meet when walking into the Career Studio. She loves getting to interact with her peers every day and assisting them with their career and professional needs. Her duties include providing feedback on resumes and cover letters, performing mock interviews, and carrying out various administrative duties. Kelsey is a sophomore at NDSU where she is studying Management with a minor in Management Communication. She is very proud to be a bison and displays that pride in organizations such as BisonCatholic, Bison Ambassadors, and the NDSU North Dakota Farmers Union Collegiate Chapter. In her spare time you can find Kelsey chatting it up with friends, exploring coffee shops, and being active outdoors.
Career Mentor, Katie Skalicky, keeps herself busy in the career studio and Barry Hall with resume and cover letter critiques, answering phone calls, presenting and marketing upcoming career fairs and expos to classes throughout campus, and being one of the first friendly faces you see while walking in to the Career Center. Katie is currently pursuing a degree in Crop and Weed Science with Biotechnology and minoring in Agricultural Communication. She plans to use her degree to work with global food security issues in hopes of being involved in the elimination of world hunger. Before joining the Career Center staff, she has worked with many agriculture business throughout the past couple of summers through internships. In Katie’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, exploring Fargo, attending Bison sporting events, and coaching for the Fargo Polars girl’s lacrosse program.
Elizabeth is a sophomore currently majoring in Human Development and Family Science as well as Women and Gender Studies. When she is not answering the phone or helping students in the Career Center, you can always find her petting any dog that steps foot on campus. She grew up in Maple Grove Minnesota on a hobby farm where she spent most of her childhood outdoors and with animals. In her free time she still enjoys being active outdoors, as well as reading and watching movies. Elizabeth also spends time volunteering at the Center for Avian Adoption, Rescue, and Education center in Fargo.
Kat Fischer is a senior in Interior Design minoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management. She is passionate about helping others and that is a main reason why she wanted to work at the Career Center. NDSU has helped shape who she is professionally and she wants to help other students with their professional growth as well!
For an Interior Design major she is happy to spend much of her time being outdoors exploring, whether that be a new city or a foreign trail. She appreciates spending time with others (especially when food is involved) and if she does have free time she will spend it with friends.
She may originally be from southern California but she is and always will be a Bison through and through.
You can find McKaia at the Career Center’s downtown Barry Hall Satellite Location where she works with students in resume and cover letter critiques, job searches, interview tips and assistance, and various other services. She would love to meet all and any students searching for career related assistance and is excited to interact with students of all majors/minors/interests.
McKaia is a senior at NDSU studying Political Science with a minor in Community Development. After graduation in December 2018, she is hoping to work in the metropolitan area within Public Administration while working towards her masters in public administration. When her schedule allows, McKaia loves getting out in the community and exploring Fargo/Moorhead as well as spending time outdoors, finding new places to eat, and catching a few episodes of The Office, Grey’s Anatomy, Gossip Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, or This Is Us.
As a Career Mentor, Tanner’s responsibilities include welcoming students into the Career Center while assisting students improve their resume, cover letter, any interview preparation, career exploration, and helping with Career Fairs.
Tanner is currently a sophomore, pursuing a major in Finance with a minor in Economics. He is also involved with Business Connections, which is a mentor program for business students who are paired with a professional in their field of study to network and gain real world experience.
Outside of NDSU you can find Tanner actively in the gym, in the woods, or on the water with friends and family. Tanner loves watching and playing sports, grilling, hosting, and being around people.