Connect with your Career Coach or Internship/Practicum Manager

Whether you are looking for career support or need guidance on internships, practicums or course projects, Davenport's Career Services team is ready to help you reach your post-graduation goals. 

Career Coaches

To schedule an appointment with your Career Coach, visit and click Career Center > Appointments.

Eric Cross

Senior Career Coach

Management (BBA & MM) | Sport Management | Human Resources | IDMT | Leadership | Legal Studies | Bio Lab Science


Paul Jones

Senior Career Coach

Nursing (MSN & BSN) | Health Informatics | HIT | HIM | Health Services Administration


Nate Swanson

Career Coach

Nursing (BSN) | Medical Assisting | Health & Human Services Case Management | Int. Professional Studies


Linda Lamorandier

Senior Career Coach

Business (AAS & BBA) | Accounting | Finance | Urban Education



Genevieve Steffes

Senior Career Coach

Marketing | Undecided Majors | Healthcare MBA | MBA | Hlth & Human Srvc Case Management | Medical Assisting | Integrated Pro Studies


Ethan Tanis

Assistant Director of Career Services & Senior Career Coach

Nursing (BSNc)| Occupational Therapy 


Katrina Zimmermann

Senior Career Coach

All technology programs | Data Analytics


NEW! Career Coach coming soon



Shelley Lowe

Executive Director of Career Services


Internship and Practicum Managers

Students or employers can contact our Internship Managers regarding projects, internships, practicum, or other opportunities

Debora Crudele

Internship Manager

Business | Cyber Defense | Digital Forensics | Data Analytics | Industrial Production Management | Leadership | Management | Information Assurance | International Business Management | Network Management & Security | Technology Project Management


Brandi Melkild

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning Internship Manager

Sport Management


Tonya Ransome

Internship Manager

Accounting | Biological Laboratory Science | Computer Information Systems | Computer Science | Finance | Human Resource Management | Legal Studies | Marketing


Yvette Pawlowski

Practicum Coordinator 

Medical Assisting | Health and Human Services Case Management | Health Services Administration | Health Information Technology | Health Information Management | CATR




Dr. Wayne Sneath

Assistant Vice Provost for Assessment & Director

Prior Learning Assessment | Study Abroad