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EPICS Staff

The EPICS team is available to provide coaching on career assets like your resume/cover letter, career planning & strategy, job/internship searches, networking, and more. Below you will find our areas of expertise. Appointments to meet anyone on the team can be made through Handshake.  General Information: 847-467-0270 | epics@northwestern.edu

Michael Johnson | Director, Academic & Career Management, EPICS
847-467-4024 | johnson@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison | MS Communication
Undergraduate Career Focus |
Careers in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations
Areas of Expertise |
Career Exploration, Career Transition, Early & Experienced Professionals, Informational Interviews, MBTI Certified





Kimberley Cornwell | Associate Director, EPICS
312-503-5052 | k-cornwell@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison: MS Health Communication, SoC Masters and Ph.D. candidates
Undergraduate Career Focus:  Careers in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations
Areas of Expertise |
Behavioral Interviews, Early & Experienced Professionals, Leadership Coaching


 


Patricia Messina | Associate Director, EPICS
847-467-2933 | patricia.messina@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison | MS Communication 
Undergraduate Career Focus |
Careers in Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations
Areas of Expertise |
Early & Experienced Professionals, Leadership Coaching, Talent Acquisition & Human Resources 




Mandi Glowen | Assistant Director, EPICS 
847-467-6586 | mandi.glowen@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison | MS Leadership for Creative Enterprises
Undergraduate Career Focus | Careers in Arts, Theatre, Non-Profits
Areas of Expertise | Career Pivot, Career Values, Leadership Coaching, MBTI Certified

 




Katherine Lelek | Assistant Director, EPICS
847-467-5143 | katherine.lelek@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison | MA Sound Arts & Industries, SoC Masters and Ph.D. candidates 
Undergraduate Career Focus | Careers in Film, Television, Sound
Areas of Expertise |
Career Pivot, Creative Portfolios, MBTI Certified





Funmilayo Ojikutu | Assistant Director, EPICS
847-491-3182 | funmilayo.ojikutu@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Undergraduate Liaison | SoC Modules | Careers in Arts, Theatre, Non-Profits
Graduate Focus |  SoC Masters and Ph.D. candidates  
Areas of Expertise |
CVs, Academia to Industry, International Seminars, Undergraduate Internships, Undergraduate Internship Award Program





Jonah Zeiger | Assistant Director, EPICS
847-467-7185 | jonah.zeiger@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Graduate Liaison | MFA Documentary Media and MFA Writing for Screen & Stage 
Undergraduate Focus | Careers in Film, Television, Sound
Areas of Expertise |
 Career Values, Creative Portfolios, Leadership Coaching, Pitching Creative Projects





Priscilla McInerney | Program Coordinator, EPICS
847-467-3336 | priscilla.mcinerney@northwestern.edu | LinkedIn

Areas of Expertise | Internship Award Program, SoC Internship Program, Handshake, EPICS Social Media and Marketing