Quick Questions (QQ) Hours
Peer Career Advisors are available to help develop and review résumés and cover letters, search for internship and job opportunities, prep for interviews, and access resources like Handshake. No appointment necessary, just drop in!
PCAs are also available by appointment to present workshops for student organizations.
Students are also always welcome to schedule an appointment with an advisor.
Spring Term Quick Question Schedule:
12:00-4:00 p.m. in Wilson Café (McCullough Student Center)
For students studying abroad who wish to have their resume reviewed, please email the document as an attachment to Peer Advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org. A member of the CCI team will respond to you as soon as possible. This service is only for students abroad who cannot meet in person. We encourage you to review the Resume and Cover Letter Guide before submission, which includes the very rubric we use to review and approve your resume.
Meet the Peer Career Advisors
Anujin (AJ) Byambasaikhan ‘24
Major: International Politics & Economics
Fun Fact: I am goofy-footed
Career Interests: Government Consulting, APAC region, Climate Investing, Renewables
Greetings everyone! I come from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and I love learning languages and applying them to the environment we live in. Other than delving into the world of physics or architecture, you’ll also find me at some public speaking or Evolution dance events!
Katya Juarez ’24
Major: International Politics & Economics, Spanish
Fun Fact: I love capturing moments using my trusty 35mm film camera!
Career Interest: Finance, Public Policy, and Government
Hello! I’m Katya Juarez, hailing from Westchester, NY. On campus, I’m involved with Middlebury Model United Nations, Middlebury Diversity in Business and the Darkroom Club. Additionally, you might spot me working at the Student Financial Services Office. When I have some free time, I thoroughly enjoy exploring the abundance of outdoor activities Vermont has to offer – be it canoeing or hiking along the many splendid trails. I am eagerly looking forward to meeting all of you at the CCI this year!
Carinna Kinnaman ’24
Major: Anthropology with minors in Spanish and Biology
Fun Fact: I was a student athlete for my host university while abroad in Santiago, Chile
Career Interest: Policy Research and Consulting
Hi, my name is Carinna, and I am a senior from North Carolina studying anthropology with minors in Spanish and biology. This is my third year at the CCI, and I am excited to get to help connect you all to the many CCI resources and networks. On campus, I am also a medical anthropology lab coordinator and part of Compañerxs. I enjoy hiking, exploring new Vermont towns with friends, and walking the famous #DogsOfCCI. I look forward to meeting more of you and getting to know your path!
Leslie Ramirez ‘25
Major: International and Global Studies, Global Security & Spanish
Fun Fact: I can crochet and embroider just about anything!
Career Interests: National Security, Interpreting Services, International Policy, Foreign Service
Hello, my name is Leslie and I’m from Geneva, NY. This upcoming school year I look forward to exploring more clubs on campus and further connecting the student body with all the services the CCI has to offer that I have benefitted from in the past. That being said, I am a lover of music and all things arts and crafts. You’ll most likely see me around the dining hall coming up with random coffee combinations that I’ll urge my friends to try, so if you ever need a new recipe do let me know. Here’s to another year at Middlebury!
Sabrina Salam ‘24
Major: International and Global Studies, Global Security
Fun Fact: In the 5th grade I learned multiplication by creating songs.
Career Interest: Law and Business
Hi everyone! My name is Sabrina, and I am from Newark, New Jersey. I’m currently studying International and Global Studies. Last semester, I studied abroad in Madrid and had a ton of fun learning Spanish slang and learning what it means to be Madrileña. On campus, I am a radio show host on WRMC and a writer and editor for The Middlebury Campus. I am excited to meet you all soon and help with any questions you may have.
Noah Vogel ’25 (Abroad Spring ‘24)
Majors: International Politics & Economics, Chinese
Fun Fact: I used to have a Hermit Crab
Career Interests: Investment Banking, Venture Capital, Impact Investing
Hello, my name is Noah and I’m from Switzerland and Ghana. On campus, I’m involved in Middlebury Diversity in Business (MiddDIB), the Middlebury Consulting Group, and the Middlebury Tea Club. When I am not working at the CCI, I am a dedicated Duolingo fanatic, enjoy watching Trevor Noah, playing squash, and riding my scooter. I love talking to people and hearing their stories, so feel free to chat with me at the CCI!
Hanwen Zhang ‘24
Majors: Sociology and Psychology
Fun Fact: I’m collecting a workday lunch recipe book from friends!
Career Interests: Public Health, Data Analytics, and Communications
Hi! My name is Hanwen and I come from Shanghai, China. On campus I am also part of the sociology department’s student advisory board and a CTLR writing tutor. Middlebury has also really brought the outdoorsy side out of me, and I enjoy snowboarding and hiking with my friends while taking photos for Middlebury Geographic. In my work, I am as interested in the data shaping our everyday life as in the lives and stories behind them, and I want to advance people’s understanding of health and social issues with data-driven research. I look forward to seeing you at the CCI and get lots of great info and mutual support from each other!
Meet the Front Office Assistants
Hi! My name is Seif, and I am from Orlando Florida. On campus, I’m involved in the Student Government Association, serving as the director of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, as well as Middlebury JusticeProjects. During my free time, I like being outdoors, exploring new hobbies, and traveling. The CCI and its resources have helped me tremendously since my first year and I can’t wait to help share those resources with you all. I hope to see you all at the CCI and do not hesitate to say “Hi”.
Dominic Browne ‘26
Major: Sociology and Black Studies, Political Science
Fun Fact: In high school, I was captain of my school’s Step Team and to this day I love everything about Step.
Career Interests: Program management, DEI (Diversity Equity and Inclusion) Marketing and facilitation, Corporate/Consulting Management, Marketing
Hi, my name is Dominic Browne and I’m from Brooklyn, New York. On campus, I’m mainly involved with the Black Student Union, along with professional development activities to navigate my own multifaceted professional identity, from being an intern for Projects for Peace, a nonprofit for young peacemakers to Externing at PwC as a strategy consultant. In my free time, I enjoy analyzing new and old music, writing articles or statements about my identity, and overall cultivating my creativity the best way I can. I look forward to interacting with you at the CCI so be sure to say Hi and ask any questions!
Orlando Cáceres ‘25 (Abroad J-Term and Spring ‘24)
Major: International and Global Studies, Global Security
Fun Fact: I am a twin, so are my aunts, and my cousins, and my other cousins, and…
Career Interest: Government Consulting, Policy, Foreign Service
Hey everyone! My name is Orlando and I am from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and The Bronx, New York. Someway somehow, I ended up here in Middlebury! I am involved in a lot around campus but mainly with the SGA in different positions over the years including my current role as Co-Director of Student Experience. I love getting to know new people and places and am big on community so spending time with friends and family is #1. Feel free to stop by the CCI and say hi! I am really looking forward to helping you all in any way I can.
Hi all! My name is Anna Dowd and I’m a junior from Washington, D.C. studying psychology and political science. On campus I’m involved with Community Friends, a one-on-one mentoring program, and Women’s club soccer. In my free time I love going on runs on the TAM, listening to podcasts, traveling, and spending quality time with friends. I’m really looking forward to being a helpful CCI resource and meeting new people. Please don’t hesitate to come on by to ask questions or simply say hi!
Naomi Gordon ’24
Majors: Architectural Studies and Geography
Fun Fact: One of my favorite foods are sprinkles (if you count that)
Career Interests: Education, urban planning, and consulting
Hi! My name is Naomi, and I’m from Maplewood, New Jersey. I’m a big Yankees fan, and, confusingly, also a Celtics fan. I love being with kids, watching reality TV, climbing, and doing the New York Times crossword—although I can’t say I’ve done a puzzle harder than a Tuesday. At Midd, I am a part of the Middlebury Consulting Group, Community Friends, WRMC, and the Addison County Restorative Justice Board. I love helping and getting to know people, so please say hi or ask any questions! I can’t wait to see you all at the CCI.
Rodaba Husseini ‘25.5
Major: International and Global Studies, Migration
Fun Fact: I have a green thumb and love taking care of plants.
Career: Refugee Advocacy
Hi everyone! My name is Rodaba. I am from Afghanistan. I am currently studying to be an International and Global Studies Major with a focus on Migration. Any chance I get, I love basking in the outdoors, and taking long walks on beautiful sunny days. I love taking pictures on these walks, as I am also very passionate about photography with nature as my subject. I also enjoy spending my free time reading novels and watching crime drama television series.
Hi! My name is Ulysses. I’m from Halifax, Nova Scotia (but I’ve lived about half my life in Colorado and California). I like to take long, slow walks and cook for my family.
Kayla Morgan ‘26
Fun Fact: Double Jointed
Career Interests: Finance
Hi Everyone! My name is Kayla Morgan, and I am a Jamaican-American from Brooklyn, New York. On campus, I am interested in finance and investment banking, and I am involved in Middlebury Diversity in Business (MiddDIB), the Student Investment Committee, and our Consulting Group. I also enjoy expressing my culture and identity through poetry, and I read the works of Toni Morrison, Carol Ann Duffy, and Richard Wright. I would love to meet more people at Middlebury; feel free to stop by the CCI and say Hi :).
Nabila Noori ’25.5
Fun Fact: I used to sing in choir for my high school choir team
Career Interest: UN ambassador
Hi, my name is Nabila Noori and I am from Afghanistan. I love traveling and I am profoundly keen on learning about multicultural diversity. I have traveled to countries like, India, Qatar, Rwanda, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and the USA. Beside traveling I enjoy watching movies, singing and hanging with friends.
Georgia Perlah ’25 (Abroad J-Term and Spring ‘24)
Major: Political Science
Fun Fact: I make the best grilled cheese
Career Interest: Law
Hi I’m Georgia, from Trumbull, Connecticut! When I’m not working at the CCI you can find me at the climbing wall or hosting my campus radio show! I’m into all things music and have learned how to play a handful of instruments but I just like watching live music. I love to read and hope to someday write a novel of my own. I am a major fan of the New York Times crossword and am uber competitive with the daily mini.
Hey! My name is Firdaus and I am from Toronto, Canada. I found myself at Middlebury playing squash and now I am trying to do everything! I love involving myself in the sports community in any way I can, and a huge goal of mine is to learn how to ski and swim before I graduate. I get excited to meet new people and I am glad I can meet more at the CCI front desk- please feel free to say hi and have a chat!