Christine Russell - College of Business Career Coach
Christine joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2017 as a career coach. In August 2018, she acquired the role of Liaison to the College of Business. She manages the Externship Program, facilitates the Career Interns, provides career counseling and job/internship search guidance to business students, and leads career education programs and activities. Christine earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Education from Bloomsburg University and is currently a Certified Professional Career Coach, Certified Professional Resume Writer, and Certified Employment Interview Professional. Prior to her time at Lehigh, she was a high school business teacher which allowed her to integrate career development into her classes.
Christine is passionate about career education and is here to help you reach your highest potential and find a fulfilling career.
Andrea Reger - Arts & Science Career Coach
Andrea joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2016, after working and studying at Oklahoma State University where she completed a Master of Science in College Student Development, Educational Leadership. With a Bachelor of Arts in Photography, she also has a deep passion for serving and supporting students within Arts & Science academic programs. As f a first generation college student herself, she also has a special interest in working with first generation students and bringing career education to the classroom. In 2019 she became a Certified Strength Coach, allowing her utilize strength based coaching to help students explore academic or career options and pursue their professional goals. Her work focuses on preparing students for internships and careers in a wide range of industries and positions related to science, math, communication, research, government, non-profit, technology, design and art. She also manages the alum to student mentor program Lehigh Connects and designs and publishes creative content to social media for the Career Center's Instagram, Facebook and twitter accounts. She is also the primary writer and manager for the Hire Lehigh blog. When not on campus she is often found at the beach, she is the proud mom to 2 girls and enjoys calling Bethlehem, PA home.
Patty Reina - All majors & 1st year student Career Coach
Patty joined Lehigh University in 2010 and the Career Center in 2016. She holds a Master of Science in School Counseling degree and is a National Certified Counselor with over 10 years of coaching and advising experience with students. Patty enjoys coaching students and helping them design their career paths because it is an exciting time with so many possibilities. Patty serves students across all of the undergraduate programs at Lehigh University and plans programs and workshops to serve first year students. Her artist talent and interests (including a passion for painting) allow her to oversee and manage the visual branding and advertising created in the Career Center. If you see a poster, flyer or logo shared by the Career Center, it was likely designed by Patty! In addition to her work in the Career Center, Patty has 3 very young children and is an avid animal lover!
Autumn Moser- Pre-Professionals Advisor
Autumn joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2021 as the Pre-Professional & Pre-Graduate Study advisor. She completed her Master of Education in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Kutztown University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Penn State Berks. She works with pre-health, pre-law, and pre-graduate study students to explore the idea of graduate school, build strong applications, and make informed post-undergraduate decisions. In addition, Autumn manages the Health Profession Advisory Committee in support of student applications to Medical and Dental School. Prior to Lehigh, Autumn worked with the career center at Cornell University, helping students explore career paths in the arts & sciences. When not working at the Career Center, she enjoys yoga, hiking, and a good cup of coffee!
Alison Erk - Graduate Programs Career Coach
Ali joined the Lehigh Career Center in 2019. She attended Lehigh University for undergraduate and graduate study earning a Masters in Education. Ali is a Certified Career Services Provider dedicated to helping individuals pursue their career goals. She has worked with students and families in public education as a school counselor and in the non-profit sector as an education specialist. Ali enjoys designing programs and coaching students because she loves to see individuals take control of their career journey. She serves graduate students in three colleges from 60+ academic programs. Ali provides assistance in the form of individual and group career counseling, collaborative programming and presentations, career events, and virtual resources for career and professional development. When she is not working at the Career Center, she enjoys spending time with her family which includes her four children who range from elementary-age to college-age.