Peer Career Coaches (first row l-r): Holly Pham and Sarah McCormick; (second row l-r): Wyatt Packard, Allison Norton, Justin Wiebelhaus and Hunter Kelley.
College of Business faculty and students recognized for recent achievements include students selected as peer career coaches, Dr. Yijia Lin, Rob Simon and Dr. Eric Thompson.
The inaugural group of peer career coaches were selected and trained for the 2018-19 academic year. Peer career coaches are: Hunter Kelley, senior international business and management major from Lincoln, Nebraska; Sarah McCormick, junior management major from Chicago; Allison Norton, junior accounting major from Omaha, Nebraska; Wyatt Packard, senior management major from Lincoln; Holly Pham, senior business administration major from Lincoln; and Justin Wiebelhaus, junior finance major from Omaha. They are trained how to effectively coach and mentor their peers throughout the career development process and will assist in coaching students taking Career Development and Planning (BSAD 222) and Internship and Job Search Strategies (BSAD 333) courses in the college’s Professional Enhancement Program.
Dr. Yijia Lin, N.Z. Snell Life Insurance Professor and professor of finance, has been appointed co-editor of the North American Actuarial Journal. With this appointment, she now serves as co-editor of the two leading journals in the field of risk management and insurance.
This column is a bi-weekly feature of the College of Business. Faculty, staff and students can submit achievements to be considered for this column via the News Submission Form at the bottom of the https://business.unl.edu
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