Connect With Our Staff - Employers

Schedule A Meeting With A Staff Member

Thank you for your interest in learning more about services offered to employers by the Smith Career Center. We encourage you to schedule a meeting with one of our staff. These meetings are designed for more in-depth questions related to your needs, our services, etc.

Rick Smith

Rick Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Employer Services

Career Advisor for the Caterpillar College of Engineering & Technology

Available to all employers.

Available to answer questions about on-campus recruiting, info sessions/“meet the employer” events.

Available for questions about all engineering areas.


Jon C. Neidy

Jon C. Neidy, Ph.D.

Executive Director Smith Career Center, Assistant Vice President Student Affairs

Available to all employers.

Available to employer-partners (ICWS and EAB members).

Answer questions about sponsorship opportunities.

Available for questions regarding data (graduate outcomes, etc.).


David Schwartz

David Schwartz

Associate Director, Springer Center for Internships

Assistance with Part-time Employment (on and off-campus).

Assistance with internship creation, development, enhancement, etc.

Assistance with Handshake (virtual job fair platform).

Assistance with in-person job and internship fairs.


Kim Dunn

Kim Dunn

Associate Director

Career Advisor for the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts

Available to answer questions about the Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts including public relations, graphic design, interactive media, game design.


Ken Harding

Ken Harding

Director, Employer Testing Services

Available to answer questions about testing services offered to employers.

Available to answer questions about career development event opportunities (ex., topic-specific workshops).

Discuss SCC services and resources.

Learn how to support Bradley students' professional growth.


Dave Kokandy

Dave Kokandy

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the Foster College of Business

Available to answer questions about the Foster College of Business including accounting, finance, marketing, management, management information systems, data analytics.

Assistance with Handshake (virtual job fair platform).

Assistance with Bradley netWORK - powered by 12Twenty (virtual job/internship posting platform).


Kristina Montelongo

Kristina Montelongo

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the College of Education and Health Sciences

Available to answer questions about the College of Education & Health Sciences including K-12 education, nursing, physical therapy, counseling, non-profit leadership.

Assistance with major, non-job fair related events (Resume Critique Day, Diversity Dinner, etc.).


Carmen Umberger

Carmen Umberger

Assistant Director

Career Advisor for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Available to answer questions about the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences including computer science, chemistry, biology, math/data analytics/statistics, social sciences (psychology, sociology, social work), humanities (English, World languages, history, political science, International studies).