Meet the Staff

The Office of Personal Career Development (OPCD) is a part of the Provost's Office at The University of Dallas. As a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the OPCD complies with the Principles for Ethical Professional Practice for career services professionals. 

 

Meet the Staff

Amy Young

Amy Young Director of Career Services & Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Director

 Office: Augustine Hall, Room 111
 Phone: 972-721-4062
 Email: ayoung@udallas.edu
 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amyjyoung

 Career Services professional with over 20 years of experience in higher education,   career development, and employer relations. Master of Education in Counselor Education and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of North Texas.

Shannon Blatt

Shannon BlattAssociate Director of Career Services & Employer Relations

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 A
Phone: 972-721-4135
Email: sblatt1@udallas.edu
LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/in/shannon-blatt/

Master of Arts in English from the University of Dallas. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Midwestern State University. 

Gaby Martin

Gaby MartinSenior Career Services Advisor

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 C
Phone: 972-721-4065
Email: gmartin@udallas.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielavmartin

Career Services professional with higher education and crisis outreach experience. Master of Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Dallas.

Christina Nguyen

Christina NguyenCareer Services Advisor

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 B
Phone: 972-265-5827
Email: mnguyen1@udallas.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/minhchristinanguyen

Student advocate with experience in complex research, event planning, and human resources. Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Business from the University of Dallas. 

Meet the Career Service Ambassadors 

Mary Peters

Jonathan Roach

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Claire Haley

Maura Bielinski

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