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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


Andrea Mayer

Andrea Mayer, MA

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

Esther Vuong, MA
Career Advisor

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.

Sam Herrick
Career Advisor

Sam is a Career Advisor at CSP. She plans to graduate with her Master’s in Student Affairs Administration this year. Sam is passionate about supporting students throughout their college career and helping them to develop and strengthen their career readiness skills by connecting students with hands on experiences. Her goal as a career advisor is to meet students where they are at and help them discover what they are passionate about. When she isn’t working you can find Sam enjoying the great outdoors, spending time with family, or working on a puzzle!

Graduate Intern/Student Employees

  • Career Development Front Desk Assistant
    Major: Sociology

  • Career Development Front Desk Assistant
    Major: Finance
    Minor: Nonprofit

  • Career Development Front Desk Assistant
    Major: Finance
    Minor: Business Management

  • Career Development Front Desk Assistant
    Major: Accounting
    Minor: International Business

  • Career Development Front Desk Assistant
    Major: Math