We are Here for You

Professional. Caring. Knowledgeable. Competent.

Mrs. Kristin Stephens and Mr. Rich Hanley can help!

Our Career Development Team is committed to offering personalized assistance to students – freshmen to seniors – to help them plan and achieve success in their careers. The services are designed to help students explore career fields, discover opportunities, apply for internships and jobs, and succeed in whatever vocational path they pursue.

Services Offered

  • Personality Assessment
  • Job Search
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Prep
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Mock Interview
  • Grad School Information
  • Internship Assistance
  • Networking Connections
  • Financial Literacy
  • Professional Dress & Behavior
  • Dining Etiquette

CAREER DEVELOPMENT VIDEO SERIES

Kristin Stephens has a wealth of knowledge to share with students about professional development and career exploration. Watch her video series below.

 

Director of Career & Professional Development: Kristin Stephens has been Christendom College’s Director of Career & Professional Development since 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Roanoke College, a Master of Science in Counseling and Student Affairs from Radford University, and is a Certified Career Counselor through the National Career Development Association. Kristin has worked in higher education in Career Services and Residence Life and has also taught classes on a variety of subjects, including leadership, study skills, resume writing, and etiquette. She enjoys working with students one on one to help them learn more about themselves and make educated decisions about their future careers. She provides workshops, career counseling appointments, resume critiques, classroom presentations, and related assistance to the students. She and her husband live on 82 acres in Fort Valley, Virginia, along with their two young boys.

 

Director of Strategic Partnerships & Employer Relations: Rich Hanley joined the Career & Professional Development Team as the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Employer Relations in 2022. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from James Madison University, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Middle Tennessee State University, and is currently studying toward a Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Christendom’s graduate school.  Rich has worked in many and varied industries from retail sales to public accounting to middle and high school education. He loves building relationships and networking and helps employers connect with Christendom students and alumni. Rich and his wife Sarah live in Front Royal with their three children.