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Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

For students: to schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.  
For alumni: please call or email the office to schedule an appointment.  
Appointments currently are offered via Zoom or phone.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

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Meet Our Team

Career Services provides University of Idaho students and alumni with services and resources to empower them as they make critical life decisions and pursue career success.

To contact Career Services, email careerservices@uidaho.edu or call 208-885-6121.

Fall & Spring Semester Hours

8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Drop-ins from 11-1 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Administrative Staff

Chris CookChris Cook
Director
Email | 208-885-5867 | About Chris



Kristine TimsKristine Tims
Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives and Finance
Email | 208-885-6121



Cooperative Education

John Mangiantini Career CenterJohn Mangiantini
Director, Cooperative Education
Email | 208-885-2100 | About John



Career Advising Team

For students: appointments can be scheduled by selecting your advisor's VandalStar link below.  
For alumni: please call or email the office to schedule an appointment.

Eric AndersonEric Anderson
Associate Director, Career Development
Eric's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-6739 | About Eric



Rachel OttoRachel Otto
Senior Career Advising Liaison | Co-op Coordinator
Serving the College of Engineering

Rachel's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-1702 | About Rachel


Jen SmithJen Smith
Senior Career Advising Liaison
Serving the College of Art and Architecture & College of Business and Economics
Jen's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-0849 | About Jen


Wendy WegnerWendy Wegner
Career Advising Liaison
Serving the College of Natural Resources & College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Wendy's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-4518 | About Wendy


Drew Moreno
Career Advising Liaison
Equity and Diversity Units and the College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

Drew's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-2153 | About Drew


Kyle O'Keefe
Career Advising Liaison
Serving the College of Science and the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Kyle's VandalStar link
Email | 208-885-2818 | About Kyle


Employer Relations

Matt VaartstraMatt Vaartstra
Associate Director for Employer Relations and Career Outreach
Email | 208-364-4604 | About Matt



Jamie GarlinghouseJamie Garlinghouse
Manager, Employer Relations & Events
Email | 208-885-6122 | About Jamie



Marketing

Mark Pfeifer
Marketing, Communications and Web Specialist

Email | 208-885-6505 | About Mark

Mission, Vision & Goals

Career Services provides University of Idaho students and alumni with services and resources that empower them as they make critical life decisions and pursue career success. We enhance classroom learning by facilitating career exploration, experiential learning opportunities, and access to future employers.

To personally connect with every University of Idaho student and provide them with the tools and guidance needed to develop and pursue their career goals, and become successful and contributing members of their community.

We strive to fulfill our mission by:

  • Facilitating, expanding, and improving service-learning, internships, and other experiential learning opportunities that support U of I’s Learning Outcomes.
  • Educating and empowering students as they discover career purpose and define personal success through meaningful discussions, exploration, career assessment, and experiential learning.
  • Connecting students with community and industry as a means to engage students in professional development and civic responsibilities.
  • Creating a productive, rewarding, supportive, and collaborative work environment that enables personal growth and professional development while fulfilling the mission of Career Services.

Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

For students: to schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.  
For alumni: please call or email the office to schedule an appointment.  
Appointments currently are offered via Zoom or phone.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

Meet the Team Map