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Center for Career Development

Center for Career Development Staff

Our primary focus is connecting students to employers by offering web resume referral, job posting resources, on-campus interviews, and the cooperative education (co-op) program. By using any or all of these resources, you will meet the best and brightest students in the state of Tennessee!

This office is located in the Roaden University Center in Room 328 on the Tennessee Tech campus in Cookeville, Tennessee. You can call us at 931-372-3232 or email us at career@tntech.edu.

Center for Career Development staff hold memberships in the National Association of Colleges and EmployersSouthern Association of Colleges and EmployersTennessee Association of Colleges and EmployersCooperative Education and Internship Association, and the American Association for Employment in Education.

Staff

Russ Coughenour

Russ Coughenour

Director
rcoughenour@tntech.edu
(931) 372-6153

Alex Callis

Alex Callis

Assistant Director
tacallis@tntech.edu
(931) 372-3266

Sonja Higgenbotham

Sonja Higgenbotham

Assistant Director
shiggenbotham@tntech.edu
(931) 372-3296

Sharon Stevenson

Sharon Stevenson

Administrative Associate 3
sstevenson@tntech.edu
(931) 372-6153

Student Staff

Career Ambassadors

Rochelle Harmon

Rochelle Harmon 

Career Ambassador
Chemical Engineering

Charleigh Hummel

 

Charleigh Hummel

Career Ambassador
Psychology

 

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Peyton Pope

Career Ambassador
Mechanical Engineering

Peer Mentors

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Kenneth Bartolome

Peer Mentor
Interdisciplinary Studies

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Maggie Dodson 

Peer Mentor
Sociology

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Andrew Gunter

Peer Mentor
Political Science

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Jayda Hammock 

Peer Mentor
Exercise Science

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J’Mya Holloway 

Peer Mentor
Computer Science

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Jaden Mullins

Peer Mentor
English - History Dual Major

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Ian Neely

Peer Mentor
Business Information Technology

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Lilly Romines

Peer Mentor
English

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Zoey Smith

Peer Mentor
Biology

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Noah Stephenson 

Peer Mentor
Music

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