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. As a professional counselor, 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.


Coffee order:  Dark roast with cream

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

Oddest job: Trying to earn money in the summer during college, I worked as a full-time security guard at the Minnesota State Fair. It's worth noting this was my first introduction to the State Fair.

Recent favorite books: Mo Meta Blues, by Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson and You Majored In WHAT? by Katharine Brooks, EdD

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