Discover a Career that Fulfills

You have professional goals. We have the experience to get you there.

Our dedicated Career Advisors and Executives in Residence assist you in designing a custom career plan that fits your interests and skills. Whether you need a resume, are searching for a fulfilling career, or looking to freshen your interview skills, we are here to set you up for success. Sculpt your career path with us today – drop by our office in Wooded Way or schedule an appointment with us.

Meet with Us

We would love to chat with you – stop by our office in Wooded Way or schedule an appointment on Handshake.

Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Career Peer Hours: MWF 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Advising Information

Career Exploration

  • One-on-one coaching for career and major exploration.
  • Graduate school advising.

Professional Preparation

  • Resume and cover letter writing.
  • Interview preparation & mock interviews.
  • Job & internship search strategy.

Schedule an appointment on Handshake

Drop-In Advising

Career Peer Drop-Ins

Our Career Peers are Stevenson students who are trained to extend the Career Connection Center’s expertise to other students and our community.

Drop-In Hours: Connect with Career Peers Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. No appointment necessary- stop by our office at Wooded Way!

Our Career Peers help you with:

  • Resume and/or cover letter help.
  • Learning how to use Handshake.
  • Exploring employment/internship opportunities.
  • Browsing our resource library.

Career Advisor Drop-Ins

We come to you! Our Career Advisors are around campus to meet with you, no appointment necessary.

Drop-In Schedule:

  • Tuesdays, 1:00-2:30, SOBL Lobby
  • Wednesdays, 10:00-11:30, Caves
  • Thursdays​, 10:00-11:30, MAC’s First Lobby​

Career Chats

During the semester, the Career Connection Center holds Career Chats to dive more deeply into career-focused conversations. Join us on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm for an informative session on one of the following topics:

  • Using Online Career Resources
  • Crafting Your Resume
  • BYOB (Build Your Own Brand)
  • Job Search/Networking
  • Online Presences & Etiquette
  • Interview Skills
  • Did I Choose the Right Major?
  • Mustang Career Mentors
  • What Employers Want

See the full schedule on the SCCC portal, mobile calendar, or on Handshake.

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Executives in Residence 

Our Executives in Residence program offers our students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to interact with leaders from the workforce who provide unique insights into the working world. Our Executives provide you with expert knowledge on cover letter and resume advice, interview skills, networking skills, and transitioning to the professional workforce.

Are you a leading professional in the workforce looking to give back to upcoming graduates?

Your ability to work directly with our students and share your knowledge of the world of work and expectations of employers would bring immense value to their career-ready skills and boost their confidence in the interviewing process.

If you are interested in becoming one of our Executives in Residence, please contact the Career Connection Center at We ask for a time commitment of three to four hours per week based on your schedule. 

Gary Anderson is a recently retired “market-facing leader and customer advocate of multi-billion dollar global B2B services provider” with a forty-year professional career. He is now a small business owner and embraces a philosophy of “continuous learning … focused on team-building and talent development.”


Matt Seiler

Matthew Seiler ’08
Director, Career Connection Center

Matt is responsible for all Career Connection Center (CCC) programs and services, personnel, fiscal resources, and initiatives. With a visible, accessible, and student-centered approach, Matt provides well-informed, engaged, and collaborative leadership at the CCC and university levels. He inspires others to do their best work, facilitates and supports diversity and inclusion, and establishes an environment that encourages innovation. He works collaboratively to advance the University’s career-focused mission.  

Laura Coleman

Laura Neitz Coleman, M.Ed.
Assistant Director, Data & Systems Management

Laura brings data and project management for the Career Connection team. She aggregates quantitative and qualitative data to analyze degree outcomes for recent graduates and collaborates with stakeholders across campus to provide a comprehensive, detailed analysis of data, providing academic and marketing support. She assists with the administration of career management and International & Off-Campus Study (IOCS) systems and supporting technology, while also serving as affiliate faculty member and on the IOCS Advisory Board. 

Kelly Fewster

Kelly Fewster, MS, LCPC
Senior Career Advisor, SOD, SOE, SOHSS, SUO

Kelly provides undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni with career education, advising, and connections to employers. She also leads the training, supervising, and evaluating of graduate student interns who are completing their clinical training hours. She is assigned as an affiliate faculty member and teaches Foundations of Career and Leadership courses and works collaboratively with Deans and Academic Program Administrators to develop customized career programming. Kelly serves as a liaison to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Design, School of Education, and the Honors and Scholars Programs in support of career exploration and professional preparation. 

Matt Gibson, MAT, M.Ed.
Career Advisor, SOBL, SONHP, SOS, SUO

Matt provides career advising to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni, offering guidance on various career related topics such as resume and cover letter development, job and internship search strategies, interviewing skills, and networking. Additionally, he presents career related workshops, assists with networking career events, and helps coordinate career panels. Assigned as an affiliate faculty member, Matt teaches First Year Seminar, Foundations of Career, and mentors student athletes. He advises for the School of Sciences, School of Business and Leadership, School of Nursing Health Professions, and student athletes.   

Chelsea Perehinec
Coordinator, Employer Relations & Communications

Chelsea develops and maintains relationships with employers to create professional opportunities for students by coordinating and scheduling on-campus recruiting events to support employers in establishing their brands.  Additionally, Chelsea collaborates with University faculty and staff to promote Career Connection Center events and programs and manages the approval process for new employer accounts and job postings in the Handshake platform. 

Cary Smedley, MA
Executive in Residence 

Cary brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in interview skills, resume and cover letter reviews, and networking. Her past experience includes teaching first-year experience and career-related courses and workshops. Cary holds a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in Human Resources Development, Professional Writing and Management and Leadership Development from Towson University. 

Contact Us

Your path to career success begins here! 

Office Address

Wooded Way
100 Campus Circle
Owings Mills, MD 21117