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Graduate Internships

Practicum Intern, Administrative and Facilities Services, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

September 2012-December 2012

·Interviewed and observed director-level staff

·Co-organized Emergency Operations Group table-top exercise

·Wrote and developed the Bomb Threat Annex to the Emergency Management Plan

·Reviewed the Campus Climate Survey and made recommendations for division

Practicum Intern, Fraternity and Sorority Life, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

January 2012-May 2012

·Co-taught the Greek Leadership Course (credit-bearing course)

·Co-advised the Panhellenic Council

·Coordinated and presented a brown bag series on leadership in fraternity and sorority life

Practicum Intern, LGBTQA Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

September 2011-December 2012

·Conducted an assessment project on the use of the Center by gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning male-identified students

·Researched best practices on outreach to LGBTQA-identified international students

·Met informally with students in the Drop-In Center

·Advised Guy Talk (organization for GBTQ men)


Student Development
Community Building
Social Justice Education
Conflict Resolution

Work experience

Jul 2013Present

Community Director

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Manage the daily operations of a residential community of 400 undergraduate students utilizing the principles of positive psychology
  • Directly supervise 11 paraprofessional staff members including one community manager, one resident advisor mentor, and nine resident advisors
  • Indirectly supervise six paraprofessional office assistants
  • Directly manage building operations and advise on student concerns in emergency situations
  • Serve on rotating crisis management duty
  • Develop and assess a year-long programming model for the residence hall community
  • Advise and mentor a community government
  • Advise and mentor the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH)
  • Serve as an administrative hearing officer for student conduct matters originating in residential communities
  • Actively participate as a member of the Multicultural Competency Committee and organize its spring retreat    
Jan 2014Present

Social Media Coordinator

ACPA Commission for Social Justice Education
  • Work with data from member survey to determine what information CSJE members want from our social media outlets
  • Collaborate with Blog Coordinators to post blog link on CSJE accounts
  • Post relevant articles/information on CSJE accounts
  • Host/moderate a Twitter chat regarding social justice
  • respond to questions / comments on CSJE social media accounts
Jul 2011Jun 2013

Assistant Residence Director

University of Vermont

  • Co-managed the daily operations and student concerns for a residential complex
  • Built community among residents through use of Restorative Practices
  • Served on rotating crisis management duty
  • Adjudicated student conduct cases as a hearing officer
  • Recruited, built, and advised Hall Council
  • Directly supervised five resident advisors (RAs) and indirectly supervised 7-11 RAs
  • Coordinated Health and Safety Inspections monthly
  • Served on the Student Staff Recruitment, Selection, and Training Committee for the Department of Residential Life
  • Designed and used surveys to assess Hall Council effectiveness and student engagement
Oct 2011Jun 2013

Leadership and Programming Advisor

Nu Gamma Chapter, Phi Mu Delta Fraternity

  • Provided advice and guidance on all matters related to the chapter
  • Assisted with the chartering process
  • Held individual members accountable for actions in and out of the chapter


Lizze Nutt

I indirectly supervised Lizzie from August 2011-May 2012 and directly supervised her from August 2012-May 2013

Dylan Siebert

I supervised Dylan from August 2012-May 2013

Jess Evans

Current Supervisor

Kester Barrow

Supervisor from July 2012-June 2013



Comprehensive Thesis


Oct 2013Oct 2016

Mental Health First Aid USA

National Council for Community Mental Healthcare