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About Career Development

Welcome to CSP’s Office of Career Development. We are here to support you as you pursue your education, establish career goals, and embark on your professional path. Please reach out if we can be of assistance.

Office of Career Development
Poehler Administration Building #124
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm CT
CareerDevelopment@csp.edu
651-603-6245

Andrea Mayer, MA
Director
amayer@csp.edu

Andrea is a dedicated student service professional with 10+ years of experience in career services.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing Education from UW-Stout and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership in Student Affairs from the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota).  Andrea is passionate about engaging students in the career development process.  Her goal is to help students and alumni develop self-awareness, gain employability skills, grow their professional connections, and transition into the world of work.  Andrea is a member of the Minnesota Career Development Association (MCDA) and the Minnesota Association of Colleges and Employers (MNACE). Specialties include Branding and Networking, Professional Involvement, LinkedIn, Proactive Career Management.

Esther Vuong
Career Advisor
vuong@csp.edu

Esther is CSP’s Career Advisor. She graduated Spring 2020 with her Master of Arts in Post Secondary Education: Student Affairs from the University of Northern Iowa. She enjoys looking at personality tests and strengths as she believes in order to know what next step to take in life, you must know who you are in life. In her free time she loves to paint, travel and experience new cultures, and has a love for being surrounded by plants and nature.

Graduate Intern/Student Employees

  • Peer Career Coach
    Major: Christian Ministry (DCO Program), Non-Profit Management (minor)
    Grade Level: Senior

    Katie is passionate about helping people reach their goals and find ways to further their careers after Concordia. She enjoys meeting new students, learning what they are passionate about and and helping them to turn that into a career.

  • Career Development Student Assistant

    • Major: Human Resources Management
    • Grade Level: Junior
    • CSP Involvement: CHUSA and Concordia’s Sister Empowerment
    • Internship/additional work experiences: Minnesota Reading Corps
    • Brief Bio: I work in the Career Development Center and I love it there because I get to meet new people every time I work! That is a great advantage because I believe it will help me with my future career, which is in Human Resource Management. I have a part-time job at Aldi’s as a Cashier and I enjoy it! I also get to meet new people and it’s nice seeing our regulars. I am an active member of Concordia’s Sister Empowerment club and Concordia’s Hmong United Student Association and am hoping to be a new member to many more clubs.