Student Life and Career Development

The Student Life and Career Development staff are available on campus to answer career questions, help connect you with resources, answer questions about clubs, student senate, and much more! 

Meet with a Student Life and Career Development team member during the following days/times:


Brooklyn Park Campus Library:

  • Monday – Friday 8 am-4 pm

Eden Prairie Campus Library:

  • Monday 8am-4pm
  • Tuesday 8 am-4 pm
  • Wednesday 8 am-2 pm
  • Thursday 8 am-4 pm
  • Friday not available

 

Open Student Life & Career Development
Drop-In Zoom Link

Password: HTC

Connect with a Team Member virtually! 

Visit us via Zoom Tuesdays from 6-7pm at the above link.

If you would like to request an appointment outside of the above office hours, please send an email to studentlife@hennepintech.edu 

How to participate in a Zoom meeting from a computer or phoNE

 

Open Career Drop-In Zoom Link

Password: HTC

Visit with a Career Development team member via Zoom Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10-11am at the above link.

      

Sue Schmitz 
Student Life and Career Development Director
Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
sue.schmitz@hennepintech.edu 

 

 

      Laura Otieno
Student Life & Health Coordinator
Brooklyn Park
laura.otieno@hennepintech.edu 

 

 

     

Jese Ledbetter
Student Life & Career Coordinator
Eden Prairie
jese.ledbetter@hennepintech.edu 

 

     

Stephen Harper
Career Experience Coordinator
Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie
stephen.harper@hennepintech.edu 

 

 

Pakhoua Vang     

Pakhoua Vang
Graduate Assistant
Brooklyn Park
pakhoua.vang@hennepintech.edu

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Mark Hibbs
Opporunity Corps Career Navigator

mark.hibbs@hennepintech.edu 

     Quinn Schollett

Quinn Schollett
AmeriCorps VISTA
quinn.schollett@hennepintech.edu 

Student Life and Career Development offers opportunities for engagement beyond the classroom. Studies show that students that are involved in engaging student activities are more successful. 

MISSION--Empower students to build essential skills for their lives and careers.

VISION--Ignite an inclusive community of learners to advance engagement, leadership, well-being, and career success through out-of-the-classroom experiences.

Below is a list of services that Student Life and Career Development offers.

Career Development

Student Life and Career Development provides assistance to students in all areas of the job search process

Career DevelopmenTTools for the job search process

Career Experience & Internships

Career Fairs

On Campus Student Employment

There are many opportunities for employers to connect with Hennepin Tech students, faculty and programs. Career Development hosts several events including job fairs, workshops and informational sessions throughout the year. Working with Career Development is a great way for you to promote employment opportunities and share skills needed with the emerging workforce. Complete our Employer Engagement Form and we will contact you to connect you to our campus.

Employer & Community Partner Resources 

 

Student Life & Career Center

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions, the Student Life & Career Center is located in room F120 on each campus will be closed fall semester. 

If you have any questions or concerns, contact sue.schmitz@hennepintech.edu

Health & Well-Being

We're here to support your health & well-being while you're in school. We offer a variety of programs and resources on campus related to fitness, health insurance, mental health, and more.

Health & Well-Being

Health Insurance

Fitness Centers

Leadership Development

Leadership skills are one of the top qualities employers are looking for. Advance your leadership skills for your education, career, and life. 

Leadership Series

Student Experience Team

The Student Experience Team is a group of select students who are dedicated to positively representing Hennepin Technical College (HTC) as peer mentors, representatives at outreach efforts, assistants in the planning and execution of student life activities and events.

Student Life and Career Development offers many student activities that are all set up so that you can come when you can and leave when you need to! The Student Life and Career Development staff organizes these activities along with the Student Experience Team.

The Student Experience Team is a group of select students who are dedicated to positively representing Hennepin Technical College (HTC) as peer mentors and assistants in the planning and execution of campus activities and events.

Look for “What’s Poppin’” each week to get a snack and find out what’s happening on campus.

Student experience team

College Calendar

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs & Organizations provide an opportunity for students to gain leadership development and experience in their field while enriching the experience for all students. 

Student Clubs & Organizations

Student Senate

Student Life Board

 

Faculty & Staff Resources

Student Life & Career Development staff offer resources for faculty and staff such as classroom presentations and student employment.

Presentations To Go

Student Employment Hiring Supervisor

Employer Resources

There are many opportunities for employers to connect with Hennepin Tech students, faculty and programs. Career Development hosts several events including job fairs, workshops and informational sessions throughout the year. Working with Career Development is a great way for you to promote employment opportunities and share skills needed with the emerging workforce. Complete our Employer Engagement Form and we will contact you to connect you to our campus.

Employer Resources