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Public Service Careers Advising

Schedule a one-on-one, half-hour advising appointment with a Cardinal Careers advisor and get started on your career search or fellowship process by navigating to Handshake, choosing "New Appointment" under "Career Center," and then selecting the "Public Service and Social Impact" category.

Advising staff

Leslie Garvin

Leslie Garvin encourages and supports students exploring opportunities for social impact careers, focusing specifically on positions in philanthropy, advocacy, corporate social responsibility or private sector social impact, tech for social good, and education reform. Leslie is also the campus liaison for the Truman Scholarship.

Juaquin Sims

Juaquín Sims' focus is on advising students who are interested in careers in education (K-12, youth development, higher education), non-profits, municipal and federal government, public interest law, and philanthropy. He also oversees the Haas Center's Cardinal Careers Fellowships for graduating seniors and co-terms.

Eden Mekonen

Eden Mekonen's focus is on advising students who are interested in international service and year of service opportunities, as well as external scholarships, fellowships, and proposal application writing.