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.
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.
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.
Andrew Epifanio focuses on developing and coordinating resources for students interested in public service careers. He also supports students in Haas-affiliated or service-related cohorts and groups. His areas of expertise include nonprofits, teaching and education-focused pathways, service and gap year programs, and external fellowships. He also specializes in exploration of the inner self, including clarifying traits, values, and aspirations. Andrew is an alumnus of City Year, an education nonprofit and AmeriCorps program dedicated to helping bridge the gap between what students need and what schools are equipped to provide.
Catherine Milton assists students interested in public service careers in government and nonprofit sectors. She was the founding director of the Haas Center and has spent over 12 years working in Washington D.C. for the US Senate, Treasury Department, and non-profits focused on police and criminal justice reform. She was the Executive Director of the first federal agency responsible for developing and launching AmeriCorps and other national and community service programs. She also has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, including being Executive Director of Save the Children International and of Friends of the Children, a national nonprofit focused on at-risk children and youth.