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Meet the Career Services Team!


Getting To Know Your Career Services Professionals!


Erica Hines- Director, Career Services

Photo of Erica Hines- Career Counselor and Employer outreach coordinator

About Erica:

What did you want to be when you grew up as a kid?

I wanted to be a vet! Then I realized I don't do well with blood.

What other jobs have you had?

I started out in retail at King Soopers and Walmart, then worked at Colorado State University as a Career Specialist for the Career Center and a Career Counselor for the College of Health and Human Sciences.

What do you wish you would have known within your first 2 years of college?

I wish I would have known that it's okay to explore and gain experiences outside of your major- to build a more well-rounded outlook of careers and what my interests were.

What’s the best part of your job?

The favorite part of my job is working with students and hearing their stories, experiences, and learning about them so that we can work together to find that perfect fit whether it be planning their next career, job, or just a side job to do in addition to what they already do!

Eileen Walsh- Career Advisor (CentreTech) 

Photo of Eileen Walsh, Career Advisor on CentreTech campus

About Eileen:

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a Deep Sea Diver

What other jobs have you had?

I’ve been a Restaurant GM and every job within restaurants. I’ve also been a Training Videographer and writer

What do you wish you would have known within your first 2 years of college?

How to access and make better use of the people at the college who can help!

What’s the best part of your job?

Getting to see the smiles of students or alumni after they have accomplished a personal career success.

Towanna Henderson- Career Advisor (Lowry)

Picture of Towanna Henderson

About Towanna:

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I grew up in Detroit surrounded by music and musicians so I wanted to be a performing artist. I wanted to sing, dance and act!

What other jobs have you had?

I have held positions in several industries. A loan specialist for a bank, curriculum editor for Quiznos, project administrator for 4240 Architecture, parent engagement specialist for Denver Public Schools, community outreach director for a health nonprofit and an account manager for a Hispanic-owned advertising agency are among many roles that I have had the pleasure of experiencing in my career.  I consider myself blessed to be able to navigate through several industries using my communications and project management skills.

What do you wish that you would have know within your first two years of college? 

I wish that I would have known the various ways that I could have used my communications degree. It took me about 4 years after I graduated to figure it out. 

What's the favorite part of your job?

The favorite part my job is being able to expose students to a variety of career possibilities within different industries, helping them to visualize their potential and providing them with opportunities to gain experience in their areas of interest. 

 

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