The Office of Professional Outreach and Development for Students (PODS) serves students in all A&AA disciplines to develop job search strategies, career goals and career development tools. This office works collaboratively with both administrative and academic units to provide comprehensive career services to students through a variety of activities including: linking students with professionals in the field, individual career advising, presentations to classes & student groups, coordinating workshops, panels, and the annual Career Symposium held in Portland.
Faculty & Staff
Kassia Dellabough, PhD | Director + Senior Instructor
Past Jobs: Musician, bartender, art therapy intern, educational consultant, artist, keynote speaker, black cod trap builder, sailor, motel maid, montessouri pre-school teacher, snorkel instructor, house cleaner, firewood cutter
Favorite classes: Cultural Anthropology, Organic Chemistry, Printmaking, Feminist Research, Welding, Women’s Studies, Art & Human Values, Educational Leadership
Left Brain Title: Chicken Whisperer
Kristin Grieger | Instructor + Advisor
Career job I thought I would pursue when I first started college: Biologist. However, while I was taking O-Chem, I found a much more fascinating major: Psychology! Which led me to a master's degree in counseling and then on to career services in higher ed.
Cindy Lundeen | Professional Outreach Manager
p: (541) 346-2621
Arturo Zavala | Senior Academic Advisor
p: (541) 346-8272
Ek Ongkar Khalsa | Adjunct Faculty
p: (541) 346-2687
Past Jobs: Marketing Intern, Peer Advisor, Research Assistant, Middle School Tutor, Author Assistant, Web & Graphic Designer, On-floor Production Worker, Ebay Lister & Antique Seller
Left Brain Title: Flower drawing enthusiast
So Tauch | Marketing + Design Assistant
Past Jobs: I had jobs as a grocery store clerk, movie theatre usher, breakdance instructor, after-school program advisor, screenprinter, social media marketer, brand photographer, and a commercial product photographer.
Left Brain Title: Visual Storyteller
Coua Xiong | Office Assistant + Event Specialist
Past Jobs: My past work experience were in human resource and retail sales
Left Brain Title: Foodie