Career Services Professional Development
Little Giants. Big Results.
WABASH WORKS FOR YOU. Wabash prepares its students to meet their futures with confidence and clarity. The Schroeder Center for Career Development helps students identify and execute plans to become productive and fulfilled men after Wabash. Through our programming and services, students encounter opportunities to explore and reach their individual career goals, from employment to graduate school to teaching English in Africa. Whatever he can dream, we offer individualized programs and resources to help a Wabash man get there.
Arnold House | 502 W Wabash Ave. (map) | Hours: M-F, 8a - 4:30p
Professional Development Team
Steven L. Jones
Dean for Professional Development
Dean Jones is responsible for the executive management of the Professional Development group for the Collge, this includes Career Services, WISE Student Emloyment, and the Center for Innovation Business & Entrepreneurship along with the Malcom X Institue for Black Studies.
Jones, a 1987 graduate returns to Wabash after a 23-year career with IU Health, most recently serving as Vice President of the Adult Academic Health Center, where he led human resource functions for 6,500 team members. He previously served IU Health as Executive Director of Talent Management, Diversity, and HR Leader; Director of Recruitment, Staffing, and Diversity; and Director of Diversity and Inclusion.
Jones is a graduate of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Program, the Indiana Healthcare Leadership Academy, and was named a Hoosier Fellow at the Randall Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence.
He is the president of the Financial Health Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, and has previously served his community through the Indiana Symphony Society, Circle City Classic, Super Bowl Host Committee, Center for Leadership Development, Indiana Black Expo, and the HR Association of Central Indiana, to name a few.
Assistant Director of Career Services
Cassie Hagan is the Assistant Director of Career Services. She is responsible for the continued success of the award-winning Wabash College Career Services office including career immersion programs, externships, and networking events She earned a BFA from Ball State University where she studied Fine Arts, concentrating in Photography. She serves on the boards for the Montgomery County Leadership Academy and the Montgomery County Educational Foundation. StrengthsQuest top five themes: Individualization, Discipline, Harmony, Responsibility, Restorative. (Ask how to find out your top 5!) LinkedIn | Email
Assistant Director of Professional Development
Julia Perry is the Assistant Director of Professional Development at Wabash College. She is responsible for the management of multi-faceted Wabash Student Employment programs, student worker evaluations, community engagement of students, along with advising students on careers, internships and post-graduation plans. She earned a BA from the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey where she studied History and Education. Prior to teaching, she had a career in operations management for thirteen years. She currently serves on the boards for the Montgomery County Educational Foundation Board of Directors and the CHS Alumni Board. She spends her free time playing with her two dogs, enjoying the local trail and playing her drums. LinkedIn | Email
Director, Professional Development and Center for Innovation, Business & Entrepreneurship
Roland is a 1991 graduate of the College. He manages the day-to-day operations of the Center for Innovation, Business & Entrepreneurship and the Schroeder Center for Career Development.
Morin is a communication and marketing professional with a proven depth of experience in the corporate, non-profit and government sectors. He is experienced in developing, managing and evaluating public and private sector programs and initiatives, he has worked for Fortune 100 companies providing strategic positioning and analysis services.
As Founder and Managing Partner at Innovate Consulting Group, he worked with a wide range of firms on integrated marketing, brand positioning and identity development, market research, and strategic management initiatives. For the past seven years, he has taught the Wabash summer business program and he and has led the Marketing Immersion Program since its inception. Before forming Innovate, he was Vice President at Ketchum and Senior Vice President at Porter Novelli Australia. He earned his undergraduate degree from Wabash, an MA from Northeastern University along with other graduate studies.
Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean for Professional Development
Jennifer Morgan is the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Dean for Professional Development at Wabash College. She is a native of Pennsylvania and graduate of Thiel College. Morgan is an assistant coach for girls basketball at Crawfordsville High School.
Administrative Assistant for Professional Development
Marla Hatchel is the Administrative Assistant for Professional Development. She is a native of Indianapolis. Hatchel is responsible for supporting the Professional Development staff in Arnold House along with assisting with employer/recruiter engagement. Hatchel comes to Wabash from the Indiana Sheriffs' Association and has held executive assistant roles at Indianapolis Downtown, Inc., DLZ Indiana, and Home Care Association of America.
Health Advisor and Program Coordinator for the Global Health Initiative
Jill Rogers is the Wabash College Pre-Health Advisor and the Program Coordinator for the Global Health Initiative. Jill provides direction, experiential learning opportunities, and career direction and assistance for students working on a pre-health career path. The Wabash Global Health Initiative transforms the lives of our students through global public health education, investigation, and service and in so doing, effects positive change in the underserved communities globally.
Scott Himsel, JD
Associate Professor of Political Science
Scott Himsel is a 1985 graduate of Wabash College and is a professor of political science. Himsel also guides students who are considering a legal career. He helps oversee Wabash's pre-law program, including an annual moot court where students argue a case to lawyer alumni and judges; preparation for the Law School Admissions Test, which lawyer alumni help fund; law school visits; an annual Chapel talk on a current legal controversy; and the annual Peck Lecture, which features eminent lawyers who share their experiences with students.
Himsel has practiced law for over twenty years in Indianapolis at Baker & Daniels. His law practice focuses on clients that serve students including colleges, universities, sororities, fraternities, and religious organizations. Himsel earned his JD from Northwestern University.
Susan Albrecht is the Fellowship Advisor for Wabash College. She is responsible for assisting students applying for nationally and internationally competitive fellowships and scholarships such as Fullbright, Goldwater, Rhodes, Truman, Mitchell, and Marshall along with other nationally-competitive post-graduate fellowships. Whether students are just beginning their Wabash career, are a current student or are a recent alum, Albrecht works one-on-one with students to help identify opportunities and provide assistance throughout the application process.
Alejandro Reyna is a 2017 graduate of Wabash College. He is a Fellow with the Center for Innovation, Business & Entrepreneurship. Reyna manages the CIBE Partners program for the CIBE, a 70+ student strong consulting program that is engaged in driving change in the community by undertaking innovation engagements for civic entities in the community. He is also responsible for the College's Summer@Work Internship program. Reyna also assists in providing coaching and career guidance to underclassmen.