Kate Larson

Kate Larson

Senior Career Specialist

Kagin Commons, 103
Telephone: 651-696-6191

Life story: More than 12 years professional work in higher education environments. Undergrad work and early career in marketing. Love for direct service led to graduate work in counseling. Collaborate with colleagues across higher ed and clinical environments to develop innovative offerings to improve student success. Passionate about the integration of social justice into counseling, and specifically improving access and opportunities.


With more free time: My cookbook reading would result in more cooking. 

Recent favorite books: The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers by Alice Walker; Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates; Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

Recent favorite podcasts: The Mystery Show, Dinner Party Download, and Secret Skin w/ Open Mike Eagle

Best advice for students: Get clear on your parameters and priorities for your next step (job/school/internship). Try to sleep more too.

Quote: The only thing that's capital-T True is that you get to decide how you're gonna try to see it. -- David Foster Wallace

Recommended Resource: Read our essential guides. Seriously. They answer the questions you have! An efficient and effective job search requires you to prioritize how you spend your time. Come in and let's talk about how to avoid the "late night, staring at a Google prompt, feeling all the feelings" that many of us encounter.