The Gateway Career Center counselors and staff provide advising and strategy to help students gain the skills and experience they need to plan for life after Lafayette. We also actively engage with alumni, employers, and parents, who can help support our students and give them ongoing access to a range of valuable experiences, representing a wide range of opportunities and industries.

Gateway Career Counselors

Alana Klass

Senior Associate Director, Coordinator for Access, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Advising Majors: Africana Studies; Anthropology & Sociology; Asian Studies; Art; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; English; Film & Media Studies; Foreign Languages & Literature; Geology & Environmental Geosciences; Government & Law; History; International Affairs; Music; Philosophy; Policy Studies; Psychology; Religion & Politics; Religious Studies; Russian & East European Studies; Theater; Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
610-330-5117

Mark Choquette

Assistant Director, Gateway Career Center
Pronouns: He, Him, His
Advising Majors: Anthropology & Sociology; Art; Computer Science; Economics; Electrical & Computer Engineering; English; Engineering (BS); Engineering & International Studies; Engineering Studies; Film & Media Studies; Mathematics; Mathematics & Economics; Mechanical Engineering; Music; Physics; Theater
610-330-3037

Melissa Schultz

Senior Associate Director
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Advising Majors: Africana Studies; Asian Studies; Biochemistry; Biology; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Environmental Studies; Foreign Languages & Literature; Government & Law; History; International Affairs; Neuroscience; Policy Studies; Russian & East European Studies
(610) 330-5746

Laura Wallace

Assistant Director
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Advising Majors: Computer Science; Economics; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Engineering (BS); Engineering & International Studies; Engineering Studies; Mathematics; Mathematics & Economics; Mechanical Engineering; Physics
610-330-3060

Maureen Walz

Director, Special Programs and Pre-Law Advisor
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Advising Majors: Biochemistry; Biology; Chemical Engineering; Chemistry; Economics; Engineering & International Studies; Engineering Studies; Mathematics; Mathematics & Economics; Neuroscience
(610) 330-5116

Employer Relations

Holly Akers

Associate Director of Employer Relations and Outreach
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
Employer Relations responsibilities encompass the following industries: Accounting, Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Commercial Banking & Credit, Construction, Development, Design - Engineering Related, Economic Development, Environmental Engineering, Financial Careers, Financial Careers- technology, Geology , Government - Local, State & Federal-Finance/Engineering, Government Relations/Legislative/Public Policy, Insurance, Investment / Portfolio Management, Investment Banking, Management Consulting, Politics, Real Estate, Structural Engineering, Traffic and Transportation Design, Wealth Management
610-330-4199

Joshua Walker

Associate Director, of Employer Relations and Outreach
Pronouns: He, Him, His
Employer Relations responsibilities encompass the following industries:  Advertising, PR & Marketing, Aerospace, Biotech & Life Sciences, Computer Networking, CPG - Consumer Packaged Goods, Defense, Marketing and Graphic Design,  Electronic & Computer Hardware, Fashion, Food & Beverage, Forestry, Government - Local, State & Federal, Healthcare, Higher Education, Internet & Software, Journalism, Media & Publishing, Manufacturing – Other, Medical Devices, Movies, TV, Music , Natural Resources, NGO, Non-Profit, , Oil & Gas, Performing and Fine Arts, Pharmaceuticals, Research, Retail Stores, Scientific and Technical Consulting, Social Assistance, Sports & Leisure, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Utilities and Renewable Energy, Wholesale Trad
610-330-3062

Rochelle Crozier

Assistant Director of Recruiting Operations
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
(610) 330-5531
crozierr@lafayette.edu

Alexis Leon

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning
Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
201 Hogg Hall
610-330-5118