Engineering Career Services Peer Assistants help students with resume reviews, job search strategies, and general career advice. They also help to lead career workshops and events. Whether you come in person or schedule a virtual appointment, you will likely meet one of the following students.
|Brooke Albright (she/her) is a junior mechanical engineering major interested in the application of mathematical analysis to engineering. Her passion for engineering stems from her high school robotics team, which fostered a curiosity for how mechanical systems work. She enjoys helping fellow students navigate the application process and helping them perfect their resumes!|
|Harjas Aneja is a freshman in Mechanical Engineering and is interested in minoring in sustainability. In the future, she wants to work as an energy engineer. She is currently fundraising chair for Theta Tau. As a peer advisor, she hopes to help students with their resumes and overall professional development.|
|Dilan Cruz-Flores (he/him) is the eldest of four and a first generation student. Born of immigrant parents from Mexico and Guatemala, he had a curiosity for inventions and science from a very young age. Now a senior computer engineering major, he aspires to work in research and prototyping, where he hopes his work will help and bring aid to others. He is available to help fellow students reach their goals, whether it be by helping them write an excellent resume or coaching them on how to set up a compelling LinkedIn profile.|
|Bintou Koroma is a junior bioengineering major. Passionate about the life sciences, she also enjoys the technicality of an engineering degree and the problem-solving it entails. After graduation, she hopes to find work in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. She is excited to help you bring out the best out of your skills and experiences on your resumes, Linkedin Profiles, and Cover Letters.|
|Marne Malone (she/her) is a senior Civil and Environmental Engineering major. She aspires to have a career focused on sustainability and renewable energy. Marne has taken part in various abroad/international sustainability and renewable resources courses. These experiences have broadened her understanding of global environmental issues and allowed her to explore diverse cultural perspectives on sustainable engineering practice. She aims to leverage her skills in civil engineering and business development to design and implement sustainable solutions that prioritize the well-being of both present and future generations. She loves inspiring students to learn about all the careers possible for engineers as well as helping them reach their full potential through resumes, workshops, career fairs and professional development.|
|Charlotte Ondatje (she/her) is a senior civil and environmental engineering major with a minor in sustainability studies. Inspired by a past professor, she is passionate about improving access to fresh food and green spaces within urban areas and food deserts. She hopes to have a career focused on sustainable development and innovation and has a great interest in design and project management. She loves helping students succeed in their careers through resume help, job resources, and tips to prepare for interviews.
Jennifer Opara (she/her) is a sophomore electrical engineering major. With a great interest in coding, she enjoys diving into projects while learning a new language. As a minority, she is eager to welcome more students of color and women into the engineering field. After graduation, she hopes to work as a software engineer, where she can take people’s desires, and translate it to something digestible to many people through code. For now, Jennifer wants to help students be the best versions of themselves through improving resumes and LinkedIn profiles.
|Andrew Simone (he/him) is a junior mechanical engineering major. He is very interested in structural design and 3D modelling. Outside of engineering, Andrew is the Editor-in-Chief of the Hare, UMD's satirical publication. He hopes to use his editing and writing skills to help students perfect their resumes.|
|Brandon Soobitsky is a junior electrical engineering major with aspirations towards biotechnical manufacturing and renewable resources. He is always willing to help out students with any of their professional needs, whether that is through resume writing, LinkedIn advice, and career fair guidance. Outside of the Career Services Center, Brandon has served on the executive board for the professional engineering fraternity Theta Tau, worked as a Lab Teaching Fellow for ENES100, and was involved with College Park Scholars within the Environment, Technology, and Economy program.|
|Angela Wong (she/her) grew up enjoying UMD family engineering events such as Maryland Day and WIE summer camps. Now a junior majoring in fire protection with a minor in project management, she hopes to work on wildfire research or risk improvement consulting. She is always happy to discuss any career related questions, tips on improving resumes/cover letters, creating a LinkedIn profile, getting that interview, and finding the best restaurants in College Park.|
|Jimmy Yates (he/him) is a sophomore civil and environmental engineering major passionate about sustainability and part of the QUEST honors program. He is also a leader in the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity. Jimmy is looking forward to finding a career that combines his interests for energy, sustainability, and consulting. He thoroughly enjoys helping students improve their resumes, grow their networks, prepare for interviews, and professionally develop in every way.|