Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

Career Services Center - St. Cloud State University

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SCSU Career Services


Office Location: Suite 215 Centennial Hall

General Information/Make an Appointment
Tel: 320-308-2151
Fax: 320-308-5167

Counseling/Administrative Staff:

Addie Turkowski

Addie Habstritt Turkowski, Director

Joined CSC: 1997

Degree: Master of Arts in Counseling; Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communications

Interests: Natural medicine, writing, antiques, traveling and SCSU sports


Andy Ditlevson

Andy Ditlevson, Associate Director for Employment Services

Joined CSC: 1990

Degree: Master's degree in College Student Development from Bowling Green State university; Bachelor's degree in Speech and Theatre with an emphasis in Public Address from St. Olaf College

Interests: Golfing and coaching his daughter in volleyball


Michelle Schmitz

Michelle Schmitz, Associate Director Career Development and Outreach

Joined CSC: March 2005

Degree: Master of Science in College Counseling and Student Development from SCSU; Bachelor of Arts in Communication from St. Benedict

Interests: spending time with family and friends, playing volleyball and socializing. Michelle lives by the statement "six degrees of separation" and probably knows someone who knows you.


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Bobbi Murphy, Assistant Director for Employer Relations and Internship Development

Joined CSC: 2006

Degree: Bachelor of Arts from SCSU

Interests: Spending time with family and friends, her Book Club, Neighborhood Garden Group, home and interior design, horses, dogs and Mike & MIke in the Morning.


Nancy Michael

Nancy Michael, Recruitment / Graduate Follow-Up

Joined CSC: October 2011

Responsibilities: Coordinate and compose the Graduate Follow-up; Administrator of the SCSU Recruiting System; Financial representative for the MnSCU State University Job Fair

Interests: Spending time in her flower and vegetable gardens, along with her husband she enjoys camping, boating, fishing and anything outdoors. She has two dogs that are family, Abby (Shih Tzu) and Tucker (St. Bernard).

First Job: Secretary to the Director of Orders and Shipments at Franklin Mfg. Company


Jodi Wroblewski

Jodi Wroblewski, Technology & Marketing Administrator

Joined CSC: August 2012

Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Public Relations / Advertising Emphasis from Augsburg College; Coursework in Web Development/Graphic Design

Interests: Time spent with her family, playing in the dirt to try to make things grow, creative projects like stained glass, working out, home construction/remodeling, meditation and time by the water.

First Job: Selling Star Tribune subscriptions door-to-door


Karen Hommerding

Karen Hommerding, Office Manager

Joined CSC: July 2003

Degree: Associate of Arts from SCSU

Responsibilities: Office Budget; Reception Desk Supervisor; EdPost administrator;

Interests: Spending time with family, camping, gardening, and as much time as she can spare floating in the pool.

First Job: Cashier at Cub Foods


Graduate Assistants

Dan Holmgren

Daniel (Dan) Holmgren

  • Graduate Study: 2nd year I/O Psychology Graduate Student
  • Hobbies: Running!
  • Career Aspirations: My goal is to become a human resource professional and make a positive difference in the working lives of others.
  • Something interesting about me: I’m a passionate Oakland Raiders fan; one day I hope to attend a Raiders game and submerge myself in “The Black Hole”.
Carissa Johnson

Carissa Johnson

  • Graduate Study: Higher Education Administration
  • Year in School/Graduate: 1st year Graduate Student
  • Hobbies and/or Favorite Movie: Spending time with my son, traveling, kayaking, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, exploring state and national parks and wilderness areas, fiction, photography.
  • Career Aspirations: Career and academic advising as well as adjunct faculty within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Tim Marker

Tim Marker

  • Graduate Study: 2nd year of College Counseling and Student Development
  • Hobbies and/or Favorite Movie: I love to read and collect books! My other hobbies include reading comics, browsing the internet and camping (when ever I get the chance). My favorite movie is The Big Lebowski (1998).
  • Career Aspirations: It is my goal to work as either a Career Counselor or Academic Advisor at either a College (2 year or four) or University.
  • Something interesting about me: People often tell me that I look a lot like Seth Rogen. We both have charming personalities. :)
Anna Martyna

Anna Martyna

  • Year in School/Graduate: 1st year Graduate Student
  • Career Aspirations: : I would like to have my own private practice working with various populations specializing in relationship/ marriage/ family/ individual therapy.
  • Hobbies and/or Favorite Movie: I love spending time with my family and friends, watching movies, playing games, singing, playing the piano, camping, and reading. My favorite movie is “Pitch Perfect."
  • Something interesting about me: I love to sing karaoke!

Peer Career Advisors / Interns

Jon Collins

Jon Collins

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Communication Studies, emphasis Leadership and Organizational Communication
  • Year in School: Senior
  • Career Aspirations: After graduation I would like to do event planning for a PR agency, eventually I would like to own and operate a PR and event agency of my own, along with a few other side business ideas I have floating around in my head.
  • Hobbies: Sailing, cooking, biking, writing, also I am a huge news junkie, if that counts as a hobby.
  • Something interesting about me: I do not end a microwave time in a 5 or 0, it’s more fun to think outside the box while doing day to day tasks, or it could just be OCD.
Kellyn Craig

Kellyn Craig

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Public Relations / Human Relations
  • Year in School: Third Year (Junior)
  • Career Aspirations: Work in a Public Relations field or Student Development Career.
  • Hobbies: I love Outdoor Activities and sports
  • Something interesting about me: I am on the St. Cloud State Swim team!
Desirae Demmings

Desirae Demmings

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Communications Arts & Literature
  • Year in School: Senior
  • Career Aspirations: I hope to be a Language Arts Teacher and further my education to become a Reading Specialist.
  • Hobbies: I enjoy going to the cabin, and socializing with family, friends, and my boyfriend.
  • Something interesting about me: I am addicted to Reality TV, Sims 3, and Pinterest.
John Gomache

John Gamache

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Communication Studies
  • Year in School: Junior
  • Career Aspirations: To work in Student Affairs / Career Advising
  • Hobbies: Watching movies and playing video games / Resident Evil
  • Something interesting about me: I love to bake!

Ali Lindeland

Ali Lindeland

  • Undergrad Major/Minor:
  • Year in School:
  • Career Aspirations:
  • Hobbies:
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Ryan Stein

Ryan Stein

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Mass Communications, Marketing Minor
  • Year in School: Senior
  • Career Aspirations: To own my own business making people healthy and wealthy, while also being a marketing manager launching various health and wellness campaigns to give everyone a shot at the life and body they’ve always dreamt of.
  • Hobbies: Fitness, wellness, health, success, dragon taming, living on the edge
  • Something interesting about me: I buy so much stuff from amazon I should probably have my debit card cut up.
Jane Stickney

Jane Stickney

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Communication Studies Major / Management minor
  • Year in School:
  • Career Aspirations: Secure a job that I love with opportunity to advance within the company.
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Yoga, and Traveling
  • Something interesting about me: I studied abroad in Australia for four months!

Desiree Wickman

Desiree Wickman

  • Undergrad Major/Minor: Community Psychology
  • Year in School: 5th Year
  • Career Aspirations: My goal is to get into the College Counseling and Student Development masters program after I graduate with my undergrad in May.
  • Hobbies: I love spending time with my family and friends, watching movies, cooking, playing games and reading.
  • Something interesting about me: I switched my major in my junior year of college...I figured it was better late than never!

Student Workers

Cristhian Arias

Cristhian Arias

  • Undergrad Majorr: Graphic Design and Advertising
  • Year in school: Senior
  • Hobbies/Favorite Movie: Drawing, Singing, Hangin' with animals. / Movies: Batman Returns, Mean Girls, Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • Career aspirations: To be successful, and happy, enough to be morbidly obese.
  • Something interesting about me: I grew up on a farm and I love animals . I also love Britney Spears.
Amy Bedard

Amy Bedard

  • Undergrad Major: Intended Athletic Training
  • Year in school: Junior
  • Hobbies: Read, shop, go to movies, hang out with friends
  • Career aspirations: Graduate with a degree in athletic training and continue to go to school for physical therapy.
  • Something interesting about me:
Emily Cash

Emily Cash

  • Undergrad Major: Mass Communications
  • Year in school: 3rd
  • Hobbies: Video games, taking care of animals, and playing music.
  • Career aspirations: Influencing the media in a way that benefits future generations.
  • Something interesting about me: I have 3 cats and they are very important to me!
Clare Cianflone

Clare Cianflone

  • Undergrad Major: Bachelor of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Graphic Design
  • Year in School/Graduate: Senior
  • Career Aspirations: To become a successful designer, eventually starting my own design / photography business.
  • Something interesting about me:: I like to sing fake opera around my apartment to annoy my roommates. :)
Jenna Kline

Jenna Kline

  • Undergrad Major: Psychology
  • Year in school: Sophomore
  • Hobbies: Basketball, spending time with my friends and family.
  • Career aspirations: I would love to be a family and individual counselor.
  • Something interesting about me: I have bungee jumped off the world's highest bungee bridge in South Africa!
Kaylee Schwindel

Kaylee Schwindel

  • Undergrad Major: Ecology and Field Biology
  • Year in School/Graduate: Freshman
  • Hobbies: Fishing and rock collecting
  • Career Aspirations: Work for U.S. Fish and Wildlife or work with the DNR
  • Something interesting about me:: I love learning about Dinosaurs!
Angelia Thao

Angelia Thao

  • Undergrad Major: Computer Engineering
  • Year in school/Graduate: Sophomore
  • Hobbies: Listening to music.
  • Career aspirations: Graduate with a degree in Computer Engineering and then either go to grad school or find a job!
  • Something interesting about me: Listening to Music.
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