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Mission Statement

The Office of Career and Education Development at Slippery Rock University seeks to complement the mission and academic programs of the university by promoting career education and professionalism among students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers with whom we engage. Our services are developmental, to be fostered among stakeholders in a continuum, beginning with their first engagement with the university. We seek to build relationships among our stakeholders through an engaging array of learning resources, events, and activities; through these, we seek to promote identity, confidence and self-reliance among learners while supporting the workforce-related economic needs of the region served by the university.

Vision Statement

Becoming SRU's recognized resource for career development education and professional relationship development among all constituents.

Values Statement

The Office of Career Education and Development carries out its mission and will strive to attain its vision by demonstrating presence, patience, persistence, enthusiasm, attentiveness, and a dedication to the learning of our stakeholders, as well as ourselves and our co-workers.


To set up an appointment with a staff member, please call 724-738-2028.

John Rindy Director 738 - 4027
John Snyder Associate Director 738 - 2123
Renee Coyne Assistant Director 738 - 2127
Lisa Theodorson Office Manager 738 - 2329
Cathy Fuhs JLD Coordinator 738 - 4350
Julie Novotny Graduate Assistant 738 - 2028
Jessica Schwabenbauer Graduate Assistant 738 - 2028
Abby Herskovitz Graduate Assistant 738-2028
Katelyn Holeczy Graduate Assistant 738-2028
Meridia Sanders Graduate Assistant 738-2028
Kristen B.  Student Assistant 738 - 2028
Emily S. Student Assistant 738 - 2028
Cheyanne C. Student Assistant 738 - 2028
Mikayla C. Student Assistant 738 - 2028
Bailey C. Student Assistant 738-2028
Kyle C. Technical Student Assistant 738-2028
Find out where Career Services' Former Graduate Assistants & Interns are at now.

Student and Alumni Services

  • Individual appointments for a variety of career-related concerns such as career advising, choosing a major, writing a resume or cover letter, and developing job search strategies. Call 738-2028 to set up an appointment.
  • Summer employment and internship fair, teacher job fairs, and business / industry / government job fairs.  
  • Job listings for on-campus employment, summer employment, internships, part-time work, and full-time professional employment.
  • An online database for those seeking internships and full-time professional employment.
  • A Technology Center equipped with flat-screen Dell computers and HP printer for general use as well as Standardized Testing.
  • Interest Inventories.
  • Mock Interviews.

 Employer Services

  • On-campus interviewing or information tables.
  • An online resume referral database.
  • Free listing of positions on SRU Career Connection
  • Posting of positions in office and on-campus.
  • For employer services, contact John Rindy at 724-738-4027

 Office Hours & Location


    Monday through Friday

    Evening Hours

    Fall and Spring Semesters:

    8:00am - 4:30pm

    By Appt


    8:00am - 4:00pm


    Room 124 Bailey Library, Slippery Rock, PA 16057-1326
    Phone: 724-738-2028
    Fax: 724-738-2902



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