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Location, Contact Info, and Hours

Physical Address:
300 Montgomery Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box P
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone: 662.325.3344
Fax: 662.325.7975
Email: askelton@career.msstate.edu

Hours: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday (excluding MSU holidays)

Mission Statement

The Career Center empowers individuals to develop skills that will enhance professional preparation oriented toward careers and lifelong career satisfaction.

To accomplish this we will:

  • Inform students and alumni about career development process;
  • Design, develop, and deliver exceptional career development services, programs and events for individuals and groups;
  • Provide quality career opportunities to enhance the academic experience and professional preparation of students;
  • Develop, nurture, and maintain effective partnerships both on and off campus; and
  • Value teamwork and customer service.

Vision Statement

The Career Center will be valued by the University community as the premier resource for providing state-of-the-art services, programs and events to meet the complete career development needs of students and alumni.

Our Staff

Kelly Atwood

Kelly Atwood

Assistant Director

Email: katwood@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: College of Business and Adkerson School of Accountancy

Caragh Boyles

Caragh Boyles

Assistant Director

Email: cboyles@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: Political Science and Public Administration (Internships & Full-time) and Washington, D. C. Internships

Angie Chrestman

Angie Chrestman

Director

Email: achrestman@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Co-ops and internships, Golf and Sports Turf Management, PGA Golf Management

Ryan Colvin

Ryan Colvin

Senior Coordinator

Email: rcolvin@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: College of Business (Finance, Economics and Insurance), College of Architecture, Art and Design, Student-Athletes, Veteran Affairs, Co-ops and internships

Jan Fitzgerald

Jan Fitzgerald

Associate Director

Email: jfitzgerald@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Forest Resources, College of Veterinary Medicine

Cathy Green

Cathy Green

Administrative Assistant

Email: cgreen@career.msstate.edu

Edie Irvin

Edie Irvin

Associate Director

Email: eirvin@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: College of Arts and Sciences (Physical Sciences), Undeclared Students

Martha Jones

Martha Jones

Manager of Employer Relations and Recruiting

Email: mjones@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: Information Session and On-Campus Recruiting

Daniel Morgan

Daniel Morgan

Senior Coordinator

Email: dmorgan@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates:College of Arts and Sciences (Excluding Physical Sciences), College of Education

Leslie Neal

Leslie Neal

Manager of Marketing and Events

Email: lneal@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: Career Days, Dinner Etiquette, Graduate and Professional School Information Day, and Career Center Advertising

Amy Skelton

Amy Skelton

Administrative Assistant

Email: askelton@career.msstate.edu

Charlie Wilder

Charlie Wilder

Assistant Director

Email: cwilder@career.msstate.edu

Coordinates: Bagley College of Engineering, Industrial Technology