Taren Reker (she/her/hers)

Director

Contact

Dept:Liberal Arts & Sciences Administration
Email:taren@iastate.edu
Office:150 Carver
411 Morrill Rd.
Ames IA
50011-2104
Phone:515-294-2967

Bio

Contact me for questions about

  • Partnering with LAS Career Services (employers, faculty, and staff)
  • Internships for credit
  • Unpaid internship scholarships (students)
  • The Washington Center (twc.edu)

Education

  • Iowa State University, Master of Education in Education, emphasis in Higher Education
  • Minnesota State University, Bachelor of Arts in English Studies, emphasis in Technical Communication, minor in Linguistics
  • Career Coaching Intensive Certified
  • Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach
  • AAUW Salary Negotiation Facilitator

Professional areas of interest

International careers, international student careers, U.S. federal government careers, first-generation student career development, job market trends, employment recruitment strategy

First job

  • Selling sweet corn