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Kellstadt Career Management Center Staff

Our recruiting professionals are thinking about your career, even when you're not. Our mission at the DePaul Kellstadt Career Management Center is to bring students, employers and alumni together to build a large network of information and opportunities. This network benefits the entire Chicago business community — and our students — by matching the right candidates to the right jobs.  We invite you to meet our staff and explore our services.

Jennifer Kopczynski

Jennifer develops new and effective ways for career coaching and delivering career development support to Kellstadt students and alumni. She is responsible for strategic planning, program development and innovation, assessment and annual goal attainment of the career advising area and serves as Director of the Kellstadt CMC team. Her passion is to help people maximize their potential by identifying their strengths and interests, and taking control of their career goals.

Jennifer's prior coaching experience was at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Northwestern University. At Chicago Booth, she supported 1,100 full-time MBA students with one-on-one coaching and educational programming to achieve career success by helping students focus their search, strengthen their marketing message, and research and prepare for interviews. Jennifer holds a BS in International Studies from UW-Whitewater and a MEd in Counseling with a concentration in college student development from DePaul University.

Rabia Baig
Assistant Director, Employer Relations

Rabia works closely with employers to bring job opportunities to our current and alumni students. She enjoys building relationships and thinking strategically on how to build those partnerships that will be most beneficial to employers and students. After completing her undergraduate degree, she pursued a Master of Education degree from University of Illinois at Chicago. Her previous work in higher education led her to a job at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Career Services office, where she worked closely with students in delivering programs and providing assistance in career-related research.

Enrique Guerrero
Assistant Director, Career Specialist

Enrique provides personalized counseling and coaching to Kellstadt students and alumni in navigating through the career process. Coaching and strategy development provide him with the satisfaction of establishing relationships and problem solving towards achieving goals. Enrique holds a BA in Cultural Communication & Latina/o Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a MA in Organizational Communication with a focus in Training and Development from DePaul University.​ 

Emily Komendera
Assistant Director, Career Specialist​

Brittany Nicholson
Kellstadt Events Coordinator

Mariel Heinemann
Office Manager​

Career services for current students and alumni:

  • Small group roundtables on resumes, interviewing, salary negotiation and more
  • Job fairs with key contacts from top Chicago employers
  • Practice interviews with DePaul alumni
  • Networking events
  • On-campus interviews
  • Candidate recommendations to potential employers
  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Career planning and exploration sessions
  • Job search strategy appointments

Additional printed career resources are available in our office in the DePaul Center, Suite 5300, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago. ​​​​​​