Career Center Staff

Sarah Crose portrait
Director of the Career Center

Office: Dahl Centennial Union 205K

Phone: 563-387-1477


Miriam Skrade portrait
Associate Director of the Career Center

Office: Dahl Centennial Union 205H

Phone: 563-387-1755


Katrina Brickley portrait
Communications & Administrative Coordinator

Office: Career Center

Phone: 563-387-1470


Nikki Kuhn portrait
Program Manager and Career Coach

Office: Career Center

Phone: 563-387-1469


Meet Our Peer Coaches

Anna Barbknecht ’25

  • Strengths Peer Advisor
  • Accounting major, Management minor
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“As your coach, I will show deep intentionality when partnering with you to see how your strengths integrate throughout your life. My hope is that by deepening your understanding of your innate talents will help you feel comfortable and confident. I will listen and bring encouragement to help you develop your strengths. After working together, I hope you will identify me as a responsible advocate that will support you on your strengths development journey!” – Anna

Noah Howe ’24

  • Strengths Peer Advisor
  • Psychology major, Counseling minor

“As your coach, I will strive to cultivate an atmosphere of encouragement and vulnerability where you are free to express your truest self. As we dive in, I hope together we can connect the dots to see how different aspects of life inform your personality, sources of stress, and decision-making. Moreover, I will help you brainstorm new and creative ways to tackle these realizations, making sure to customize the playbook based on your individual talents and needs. Through the process of collaborative problem-solving, I hope to maximize your school-play-love-work-life balance and reclaim space for the things in life that bring you joy.” – Noah

Nancy Le ’24

  • Strengths Peer Advisor
  • Visual Communication major

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William Tuchtenhagen ’23

  • Strengths and Career Peer Advisor
  • Political Science and International Studies major, Management minor
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“As your coach, I would love to help you take steps to go from an already great person to the absolute best version you can possibly be. Every person is unique and I will enthusiastically work to cultivate your specific set of strengths into something that helps you achieve and be happy. After our meeting you will feel confident, empowered and ready to tackle your next steps!” – Will