Career Services Office

About Us

                                      MEET OUR STAFF

 

Regina Storrs, Director
As Career Services Director for the University of  Michigan-Dearborn, Regina M. Storrs leads a student-driven, committed staff of professionals, in supporting the career development and employment goals of our students and recent alumni. Offering career and job search programs and services to our students and recent alumni in all academic units, under Regina's leadership the central Career Services Office provides career and job search counseling to 700+  students and alumni and job recruiting services to 1400+ constituents. A graduate from the historic Hampton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Central Michigan University with a Master of Management and Supervision, she has conducted numerous workshops on career and employment trends, job search preparation, career topics and the like. A certified True Colors facilitator, she has participated in the UM-Dearborn Leadership Enhancement Services, the American College Personnel Association Management Institute, the National Association of Colleges and Employers Management Leadership Program and the Center for the Education of Women- Advanced Leadership Seminar. A strong contributor toward community partnerships, Regina was the winner of the 2001 - 2002 YMCA Minority Achievers Carrrie Terrell Volunteer Award and the YMCA Metro Collaborative 2006 Volunteer of the Year Award. She has taught as an adjunct lecturer on both the community college and university level. Some of Regina's career messages can be found at  "How good are you at Career Focusing?", Your Roadmap to deciding on a Major, Letter to Graduating Seniors. Quoting Regina, "Career growth requires being academically prepared, deliberate in self-assessments, intentionally building professional alliances, keeping your career radar open to all prospective opportunities, open to constructive comments and going for your career dream." She encourages everyone to build a strong academic foundation, get work experience (through co-op, internships, student employment or volunteer work) and to make every effort to convert their career dreams to reality.                                              

Britta Roan, Senior Career Counselor
Britta has been with the Career Services office since 2001.  She currently teaches the Career Planning Course (EXPS 102) which helps inform students in their decision-making  through exploring skills, values, majors as they relate to career options and goal-setting. She guides students of all majors on career planning and job search strategies individually and in groups. Britta has studied Counselor Education at the post-graduate level and has a Masters`s degree in Clinical Psychology. She completed her undergraduate studies at UM-Dearborn in the fields of psychology and sociology. She supervises undergraduate and graduate interns in the Career Services office and serves as a member of the CASL-SOAR Advisory Board. 

Mai Qazzaz, Career Services Specialist
Mai graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in Public Relations.  She has been working at the Career Services Office since 2000.  She started as a Co-op after graduation and she continues to work as a permanent UM-Dearborn employee.  Mai coordinates Career Fairs once in the Fall and once in Spring.  She also reports salary information to NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers).  One of the biggest areas that she works with is Student Employment.  She gives advice to Federal Work-Study students, helps them find jobs on-campus and off-campus, and she also places them and refers their applications to different departments and organizations.

Julie Kell-Wolf, Career Counselor
Julie began working for the Career Services Office in January 2007 as a Graduate Intern, and after completing her internship was hired as a Career Counselor.  She received an M.A. in Community Counseling from Oakland University and a B.A. in Psychology and English from Washington & Jefferson College.  Julie is a National Certified Counselor and a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor working toward full Licensure.  Students and alumni of all majors meet with Julie for resume reviews, job searches, career exploration and other career needs.  Additionally, Julie co-teaches the Career Planning Course (EXPS 102) with Britta Roan.  The course assists students at all levels with their career growth and development through career assessments, job searching techniques, values exercises, and exposure to employers.  

 

Eric Bacyinski, Relationship Manager
As a University of Michigan-Dearborn graduate, Eric returned to campus in 2013 after many years of working in the public sector. Eric works with units across campus to build relationships between the University and potential employers; on a day-to-day basis, Eric works with the University's Business Engagement Center. One of the main components of Eric's position is to enhance the engagement of the University's corporate partners and to find new internship and co-op opportunities for our students. Eric is a graduate of the Michigan Political Leadership Program and is an active volunteer with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the St. Baldrick's Foundation; he resides in Plymouth Township with his daughter and serves on the Plymouth District Library Board of Trustees.

 


OFFICE HOURS

SEPTEMBER-APRIL**

  • Monday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

MAY-AUGUST**

  • Monday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Career Services
University of Michigan-Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, 2149 UC
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
PH 313-593-5020    FAX 313-593-3263
www.umd.umich.edu/careerservices
careersv@umd.umich.edu

     

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