Kelley Undergraduate Career Services staff are available to help students, employers, and faculty manage the career development and recruiting process.
Undergraduate Career Services
Director of Employer Engagement & Strategic Partnerships
Financial and Professional Services
Muge is responsible for developing and executing the employer engagement and strategic partnerships strategy, leads the team of professionals specialized by industries, and she primarily manages employers in the Consulting and Investment Banking industries.
Prior to joining Kelley UCS in January 2019, Muge worked as the Human Resources Director of Liberty Mutual in Istanbul where she oversaw all people functions and focused on creating an exceptional employee experience. She also has more than a decade of management and human capital consulting experience. She worked with clients across a wide array of industries on 5 continents to address developing and implementing corporate strategy, improving organizational effectiveness, M&A, and post-merger integration.
Muge holds degrees from Uludag University (BA) and Istanbul Technical University (MA). She also earned a Women in Leadership business certificate from the Kelley School in 2020.
Muge believes in making work better for people and people better at work through transformational leadership and embracing an inclusive culture where individuals can discover and utilize their unique talents. Her passion for helping people realize their potential and her drive to create meaningful connections inspires her to provide extraordinary employee, employer, and student experiences every day.
Associate Director of Employer Engagement & Strategic Partnerships
Communication Services, Consumer Products, Health Care & Life Sciences, Industrials, Media & Entertainment, Retail, Technology, Travel & Transport
Beth joined the Employer Engagement & Strategic Partnerships team in July 2019. Prior to, Beth worked in the athletics department at IU for a total of 16 years, 13 of them specifically with the men’s basketball office. Her favorite thing about working at IU for almost 20 years are the relationships she has built and unbelievable experiences that IU has provided for her. Which include being part of the 2013 and 2016 Big Ten Championship seasons, she displays her ring proudly. Beth was thrilled to continue her passion for building and creating new relationships in the Undergraduate Career Services office as part of the Employer Engagement & Strategic Partnerships team. Beth received her BA in management from the Kelley School of Business. When Beth is not at work she enjoys spending time with husband, Luke, sons, Declan and Eoin and their family dog, Finnegan.
Assistant Director of Employer Engagement & Strategic Partnerships
Business Services, Energy & Environment, Financial Services, Government & Public Services, Media & Entertainment, Technology
Cindy graduated from IU in 2021 with a BS in Public Affairs, majoring in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. She started her career part-time at a small financial services firm in Bloomington as an office manager. During her final semester of undergrad, Cindy worked as a Peer Educator in the O’Neill Career Hub. Being energized to work with students looking for internships and entry-level roles, she accepted a full-time offer with a global digital marketing agency where she worked in talent acquisition and recruiting. With a passion for building relationships and networking, Cindy joined the UCS family in 2022.
As an energetic extrovert, she enjoys spending time with friends and family doing creative and outdoor activities. While looking to continue her education, some of Cindy’s hobbies include but are not limited to rock climbing, volunteering, painting, traveling, and completing sudoku puzzles
Assistant Director of Employer Operations & Systems Management
A native Hoosier, Lisa has been a proud member of the Kelley School of Business for 30+ years. It began in 1988 with an internship in the Undergraduate Career Services (UCS) office. In 1989, she moved to the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship. However, the fast-paced environment of career services drew her back to UCS in August 1990, where she’s been in various roles ever since.
In addition to her commitment to UCS and its mission, Lisa prioritizes her faith and cherishes her family. She and her husband, Brad, enjoy spending time with their two grown children as well as fishing, traveling, and watching true crime shows. She also treasures her menagerie of pets which includes two dogs, a small flock of chickens (all of which have names) and two cockatiels (Winston and Salem).
Director of Career Advising
Interview Expert, Compensation and Negotiation Strategy, Recruiting and Talent Acquisition, Financial Services, Wholesale Banking, Accounting
Kori comes back to the Kelley School after 15+ years in recruitment and talent acquisition in financial services. Most recently, Kori was the senior recruiter on the Wells Fargo international talent acquisition team where she managed relationships with executives across international lines of business for the wholesale bank. Prior to her work in corporate recruiting, Kori worked in academia. She led the corporate relations team at Emory University and before that worked with the accounting graduate population here at the Kelley School. Kori’s experience in financial services began in public accounting, working for KPMG Chicago’s real estate practice. Kori has both her undergraduate degree and MBA in accounting and international studies from the Kelley School of Business. Kori and her husband Greg (who is also a Kelley MBA) recently moved back to Bloomington from the Southeast to raise their daughter as a Hoosier!
Nonprofit/Social Impact, Career Exploration
Eunice joined the UCS staff from Kelley’s Graduate Career Services office, where she coached MBA and MSIS students and also spent time working as part of the corporate relations team. Prior to working at IU, she served as the coordinator of the Los Angeles internship program at the UCLA Career Center’s EXPO Internship & Study Abroad Services office. A California native, Eunice received her undergraduate degree from UCLA and her master's degree from IU in higher education and student affairs. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband Matt, their son Keegan, and their two canine companions, JJ and Lucy.
Assistant Director & Career Coach
Associate Director of Coaching
Julie comes to the UCS after having worked as an academic advisor in Kelley for the past 5 years. Prior to that, Julie worked as a Career Advisor in IU's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. For the past 18 years, Julie has also taught classes for the School of Public Health in Human Development and Family Studies. Julie operated a small organic farm for 10 years where she grew berries, vegetables, eggs (from her chickens) and gave farm tours to guests at her Airbnb. She has been active in environmental issues both locally and nationally, working with organizations to help with issues of forest health, climate change, biodiversity, and sustainability. Julie enjoys spending time with her partner, her 3 grown children, Nile, Hazel, and Viola, as well as her dogs. She loves hiking, traveling, watercolor, writing, volunteering in the community, and spending time with friends.
Associate Director of Student Services & Career Coach
Business Communications, Interpersonal Skills, Intercultural Relations, Media/News Consulting, Networking, Strategic Communications
Sara joined the UCS staff with experience in global business communications consulting, intercultural relations training, and journalism/strategic communications. During her dual-degree master’s program at Korea University and American University, she discovered her true passion for higher education and decided to move back to Bloomington. As a Career Coach and the Associate Director of Student Services at UCS, she is thrilled to be a part of a student-centered, dedicated coaching team and strategize/implement/execute programming and initiatives for all Kelley undergraduate students. Born in South Korea with majority of her formative years spent on the U.S. Territory island of Saipan, she and her husband are busy and loving being first-time parents to a silly, sweet toddler boy!
Associate Director of First Year Student Initiatives & Career Coach
First Year Student Initiatives, Corporate Accounting, External Audit, Consulting
Carol joined the UCS staff with experience working in public and corporate accounting for four years in Chicago. After that time, she decided to switch careers and move to Bloomington, Indiana, to work in higher education as a career coach at Undergraduate Career Services. Carol graduated from the Kelley School of Business in 2011 in accounting and international business and is excited to return to Kelley to help students with their careers. In her time away from UCS, Carol enjoys traveling as often as she can, yoga, trying new restaurants, spending time with friends and family, and listening to business podcasts and social psychology audiobooks.
Associate Director of International Student Services & Career Coach
Global Career Opportunities, Intercultural Skills, International Student Programming, Networking, International and Community Sustainable Development, International/European Law
Irena joined the UCS staff in order to share her expertise in international career development and employability. She brings over 20 years of combined experience in student affairs and international development work. During her undergraduate studies, Irena used every opportunity to study abroad, complete an international internship, and enrich her resume in order to establish a strong career support network. Irena began her career working in international development for the U.S. Peace Corps, then moved to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the European Union (EU). She worked on and led programs covering international and community sustainable development, including small business development, as well as international legal adaptations. Irena moved from the UK to Indiana, and joined IU in 2017, where she started transferring her knowledge and experience to students. With a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of Kent in Canterbury, Irena also conducted an academic year of coursework at the University College London (UCL). Born in North Macedonia, Irena is always interested to learn about other cultures and explore new destinations with her family.
Interview Skills, Resumes, Business Communications, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Consulting, Compensation and Negotiation Strategy, Healthcare
Dan received his first degree in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Oklahoma. His career has included working in marketing Communications for organizations in the Seattle Biotechnology industry and he also has 18 years’ experience in the healthcare industry working with hospital corporations, physician groups and private physician practices as a consultant for recruitment. Piekarsky's career has also included time as a professional opera singer (after receiving his vocal training at the Jacobs School of Music) with professional appearances in both Europe and the US, and as a professional show horse trainer. His varied career is an example that not every successful career must follow a traditional path. He likes working with all Kelley students.
Patti joined the UCS staff after previously working in the Bloomington School system for many years, followed by working for a local accounting firm and then joining Indiana University in 2017 assisting with recruitment events across the country. She joined the Kelley School in 2019. Patti loves spending time with her children Amanda, Taylor and Evan as well as with her other family and friends. In her spare time, she likes to hike the trails in one of the many beautiful Indiana State Parks with her youngest daughter, read a variety of books and do puzzles. She is originally from Kentucky and enjoys all things related to the Kentucky Derby. Connecting with people is what Patti loves most about being part of the UCS team.
Rebecca Cook, CFA, PCC
Rebecca is a Kelley MBA alumna who came back to the Kelley School in November 2009, starting in Graduate Career Services as a career coach and director of coaching & development, then moving to the role of executive director of the Full-Time MBA Program in 2016. She became executive director of Undergraduate Career Services in July 2019 and then became executive director of Kelley Career Services in June 2022, covering both graduate and undergraduate career services. Prior to returning to Kelley, Rebecca was a portfolio manager and senior equity analyst with Voyageur Asset Management and has more than 13 years of investment management and non-profit experience with various organizations.
In her current role, Rebecca oversees all aspects of Kelley Career Services, from coaching to employer relations and everything in between. Rebecca also holds leadership positions with a variety of non-profit organizations, including the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance and Tri Kappa (service sorority). Rebecca is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys playing and traveling with her husband Chris (a Kelley accounting professor and fellow Kelley MBA alum) and their two teenage children.
Director, Employment & Data Analysis
Scott is essentially UCS's chief operating officer, in charge of all office operations, technology, and facilities. He has been a member of the career services team since 1987, serving as systems technology director for a decade prior to being promoted to senior associate director in 2000. Scott has a bachelor of science in psychology from Syracuse University and a master of science in instructional systems technology from Indiana University.
Matt graduated from Franklin College in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Applied Mathematics and Indiana University in 2018 with a Master’s in Data Science. He then started his career full-time as a Data Scientist at NSWC Crane until joining the career services family in October of 2022. Matt grew up in Indianapolis but has called Bloomington home for about 6 years and loves being part of this community. He enjoys spending time and playing games with his wife, traveling/vacationing anywhere in Wisconsin, and attending sporting events related to his favorite teams – Packers, Bucks, Brewers, and Badgers.
Jasmine joined the Undergraduate Career Services team in July 2019. She is a Bloomington native and has been with IU since 2013 in various healthcare and student support roles. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her son, Mason. Jasmine enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, and walking her two dogs, Dixie and Hank. Connecting with students and employers while planning events is what she loves most about being part of the UCS team.
Director of Alumni Career Services