Mission Statement


The mission of Career Services is to assist students and alumni in developing lifelong skills needed to find rewarding and gainful Co-op experiences and professional employment by partnering with employers and faculty/staff.

This office directly aids in attracting new students to UW-Stout, retaining students within the University, and facilitates successful employment opportunities for Cooperative Education, upon graduation, and as alumni. Career Services plays a vital role in helping students find opportunities leading to professional careers focused on the needs of society. 

Career Services Infographic


Career Counseling Professionals


Bryan Barts  - Interim Director, Career Services

bartsb@uwstout.edu
(715) 232 - 1469 




Bryan, as Interim Director, is responsible for the overall supervision and operation of the office; teaches career planning and job procurement processes; and coordinates employment activities for undergraduate, graduate level students, and alumni for the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and selected majors in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  
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Bethany Henthorn - Cooperative Education Coordinator/Counselor   


(715) 232 - 1129




Bethany, as Cooperative Education Coordinator, is responsible for the management of the centralized cooperative education program that provides students and alumni with career and employment related information; teaches career planning and job procurement processes; and facilitates the employment process especially for majors in Applied Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering with undergraduate, graduate level students, and alumni.
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Lara Lange - Career Counselor    

langela@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 5003
 



Lara, as Career Counselor, teaches career planning and job procurement processes; and coordinates employment activities for undergraduate, graduate level students, and alumni in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. 
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Amy Knutson - Career Counselor  

knutsonam@uwstout.edu
(715) 232 - 1653

 

Amy, as a Career Counselor, teaches career planning and job procurement processes; and assists with coordinating employment activities for majors in the College of Management with undergraduate, graduate level students, and alumni. Amy also coordinates Co-op employer relations for the Career Services office and collaborates with faculty mentors and program directors on campus for new Co-op site development.
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Melody Manteufel - Event Coordinator    

manteufelm@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 2178




Melody is responsible for planning Career Conferences and other campus-wide career programs and events. She manages Career Services marketing, website and technology initiatives for internal and external stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers. Additionally, she assists with the annual employment report process.

Sunni Massop - Career Specialist    

massops@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 2110




Sunni, as Career Specialist, teaches career planning and job procurement processes; and coordinates employment activities for undergraduate, graduate level students and alumni. Click here to see all assigned majors for Sunni Massop

Administrative Professionals


Dinah Richartz - Program Assistant Supervisor    

richartzd@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 5038
     



Dinah oversees and manages functionality of the CareerLink system; manages office operations and budgets; coordinates and develops annual employment report; maintains computers and other equipment; supervises Career Services clerical staff.

Sonja Gilbertson - Recruitment Coordinator     

gilbertsonso@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 1603
     



Sonja sets up and monitors interviewing schedules and resume collections for both permanent and Co-op positions; manages space needs and physical environment in support of recruitment. Sonja also manages the job vacancy list and assists with Career Conference.

Mary Brinkman - Career Conference Assistant    

brinkmanm@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 1602
     



Mary assists with Career Conference registrations and payments; assists with reception and job postings.

Diane Creaser - Receptionist/Clerical Assistant    

creaserd@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 1601
 



Diane assists the public with office services, schedules counselor appointments; and follow-up reports of graduates for the Annual Employment Report data collection.

Kellie Horzewski - Cooperative Education Assistant    

horzewskik@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 2594
 



Kellie provides program support assistance for the Cooperative Education Program in the areas of student/employer record management;  and ensures proper documentation and approval of Co-op process.

Pam Moen - Cooperative Education Assistant    

moenp@uwstout.edu  
(715) 232 - 2109
     



Pam provides program support assistance for the Cooperative Education Program in the areas of student/employer record management;  and ensures proper documentation and approval of Co-op process.