Career Counseling

Dr. Shawn Nordell, Associate Director of Graduate Career Services


Dr. Shawn Nordell is the Associate Director of Graduate Career Services and Assistant Professor of Practice. An alum of the University of Arizona, Dr. Nordell has years of experience helping graduate students and postdocs with job searches and applications, particularly with self-assessment, career exploration, networking, and translating transferable skills. For more information on Dr. Nordell, see this link.

She is available to support postdoctoral scholars at UArizona. Those interested in talking to Dr. Nordell about their career development can use the following resources.

Resources Available:

1-on-1 consulting:To schedule a 1-on-1 consulting appointment, please visit this link(UA NetID Login Required).

Career Forward Sprint Program: The sprint program is a 30-day online course designed to help students find a career path, develop a professional persona, and draft interview materials for potential employers. The program is free. For further information, please email Dr. Nordell ( or Ivette Merced (