Manager, Experiential Learning and Career Development
George Martin Hall 302C
Clara is from Quito, Ecuador. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology from STU (2016).
In her role Clara supports the goals of the Experiential Learning Office to ensure it offers programs, services, and events that help students clarify their career goals, apply the theory learned in class into the off-campus community, and ensure they have a myriad of opportunities for personal and professional growth. Clara works with students, staff, faculty, and community partners to create experiential learning opportunities at STU.
"Whether you are applying for your first professional internship, volunteering with a non-profit organization, going on an in-class field trip, getting a job with faculty or staff, starting your own social enterprise, seeking funding for your experiential learning involvement, or you want to chat about all things STU - I am here to help!"
Business Systems Analyst, Office of Experiential and Community Based Learning
Miriam grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Literature from UNB (2015) and a Master of Information Studies from McGill University (2017).
As a Business Systems Analyst, Miriam works on digital transformation projects including but not limited to business process automations, platform optimization, and intranet design and development. Miriam also administers Learning in Action, STU’s experiential learning portal.
"I hope to design, develop and implement efficient, user-friendly, and inclusive solutions that will positively impact the University's operations as well as improving the working lives of our STUdents, faculty, and staff."
George Martin Hall 302A
Ale is from Managua, Nicaragua. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with honours in International Relations and a major in Economics from STU (2021).
In her role, Ale works with students as they explore career interests by connecting them to meaningful and relevant internship opportunities, and helping them discover the versatility and employability of a liberal arts degree in a professional setting.
"STU is known as the small university of big opportunities, and it is truly wonderful to work with students as they go through their career journeys, identifying their career interests and goals while engaging in these opportunities through the Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development."
Career Development Advisor
George Martin Hall, 306
Erin grew up in Canterbury, New Brunswick and moved to Fredericton in 2006 to attend St. Thomas University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (2010) with Honours in English and a Minor in Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Education (2011).
As the Career Development Advisor, Erin provides students with the individualized support and guidance needed to explore different kinds of jobs and develop an action plan that will help them reach their career goals. Through one-on-one meetings and workshops, students receive support with things such as finding employment opportunities, job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation and networking.
“I absolutely love getting to know each student and helping them realize the many possibilities that come from their time at STU. My goal is to guide students in their career exploration and professional growth so that they are fully prepared to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation.”
Indigenous Experiential Learning Coordinator
George Marting Hall, 302B
Gage is a Wolastoquey and Mi'kmaq from Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation). He is a Youth Activist and STU Alumni with a BA majoring in both Criminology and Native Studies.
"In my role, I want to help students by supporting their ideas and to help create meaningful experiences for them. I would also like to help Indigenize the STU community in a non-tokenized way and show current and future students what they are capable of achieving."