Shocker Careeer Accelerator

As fall 2022 kicks off we wanted to remind you of some of our key services. 
Mark Bengtson, Mariem Berrada are the primary contacts for students seeking employment in co-op, internship, and applied learning opportunities. They also oversee enrollment in co-ops and internships and can field questions regarding student learning objectives and final projects for enrolled co-op and internship students.

Mark Bengston Mariem Berrada
Contact Mark Bengtson at,
(316) 978-6984
Contact Mariem Berrada at
(316) 978-3544


Jill Pletcher and Maggie Slack can help your students with all things related to career development like resume reviews, mock interviews, job search techniques, career inventory & assessment, and more. 

Jill Pletcher Maggie Slack

Jill Pletcher is the career counselor liaison to business and health professions students. Contact Jill at
(316) 978-6830.

Maggie Slack is the career counselor liaison to fine arts and liberal arts & sciences students. Contact Maggie at,
(316) 978-6576. 

The Shocker Career Accelerator offers a wide variety of services and programs focused on student success beyond the classroom. Additionally, the Shocker Career Accelerator serves employers by connecting them with a deep pool of Shocker talent. We are located in John Bardo Center suite 162.
For general questions, see our website at, email or call (316) 978-3688.
In shocker spirit,
Brian Austin
Director, Applied & Experiential Learning
(316) 978-6983
Sara Muzzy
Director, Career Development Center
(316) 978-6986

The Shocker Career Accelerator in John Bardo Center, Suite 162 is open for in-person and virtual appointments Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Contact us at (316) 978-3688 or

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