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Eisenhower Campus Center
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F
PH: 717.691.6016
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Christy Hanson

Director of Career Development

Educational Background:
  • B.A. Psychology,
    Messiah College ‘03
  • M.S. Counseling/College Student Personnel concentration
    Shippensburg University '05
Interesting Job Experience:
One of my favorite jobs during college was a summer I worked for a local ice cream shop. What could be better than working with ice cream all day?!
Favorite Part of Your Job:
There are many aspects of my job that I love, but I particularly get energized by watching students discover their passions and assisting them in reaching their goals. It’s fun to see the wide variety of career interests among students.
Areas of Interest:
Women's issues, good conversation and meaningful relationships, traveling, coffee shops, tennis, cooking & baking, interior decorating, time with friends and family.
Motto or Favorite Quote:
“I want to learn to live each moment and be grateful for what it brings, asking no more.”
- Gloria Gaither
Career Tip:
Take advantage of the Career Center services early in your four years. Listen to the career “stories” of those around you. Conduct an informational interview or job shadow someone in a field of interest to you. The experiences are endless! Don’t miss out!

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