Career Services Team
Celyn Boykin, M.Ed.
She offers support, encouragement and direction in the career advising and coaching process to current UNO students and alumni. She plans job search strategies with students and promotes/administers the Career Compass database, career events, career development workshops and seminars, and social media to link job seekers with recruiters and hiring managers.
In the employer relations realm, she works with campus-wide efforts to strengthen existing employer relationships and build new and progressive relationships with employers and recruiters in their employment needs. Collaboration includes: StrengthsQuest, Personal Finance, Enrollment Management, University Success, Student Involvement & Leadership, International Students & Scholars, Alumni Network, and academic/community partners. Under her guidance and leadership, the team engages students in Career Well-Being activities and Career Outcomes: discovering motivation; developing knowledge, skills, and abilities; and aligning skills, habits, and values for job candidates to thrive in the workplace culture and ultimately, peak in their performance. She is a proud UNO Alum, receiving both a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Counseling and a Master’s Degree in Higher Education. Her higher education career includes, Executive Director of Workforce and Economic Development, Director of Continuing and Corporate Education and Recruiting, Career and Job Placement, Managing Manufacturing and Healthcare training programs. Her background also includes Mental Health Counseling/Assessments and Event Planning and Logistics. Her goals are to expose every UNO student to the services and resources offered via Career Services starting with their first year through graduation; Prepare students from freshman through senior year comprehensively for a career after graduation; Actively engage students and employers through networking opportunities, via career events, recruiting sessions, workshops/seminars, panel discussions and direct communications; Engage UNO Alumni with students to serve as Mentors/Role Models and give direct insight into related careers and the job market, participation in panel discussions, workshops/seminars.
Top Five Strengths: Relator, Futuristic, Achiever, Competition, Ideation
Job Location and Development Coordinator
Myranda is new to the UNO Career Services team and will be working with employers, recruiters, students, faculty and staff to develop a spectrum of applied work experience opportunities for students including part-time, flexible, temporary and seasonal jobs, volunteer opportunities and cooperative educations positions, internships and apprenticeships. She will counsel students to help them clarify their career goals relative to obtaining experiential educational opportunities along with advising and guiding students through the job search process. Myranda will also assist in developing materials and facilitating employment workshops related to resume preparation, interview skills, business etiquette and communication, soft skill development, networking, etc. In addition, she will be coordinating special programs regarding work experience opportunities such as career fairs and career fair orientations.
Myranda graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Northwestern State University. She realized her passion for working with students through her involvement on campus in her undergraduate programs. Since then, she has worked as a Recruiter and in Leadership and Development programs.
Her goal is to ensure that every student is provided the opportunity to grow and reach their potential.
Alisha is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Collaboration here at UNO. As a Graduate Assistant in Career Services, Alisha is here to help students and alumni in reviewing resumes, providing assistance in the job search process, and in choosing a college major or career. Alisha also assists the Career Services staff with various career fairs and events. Alisha enjoys helping and learning from others, and is here to listen and provide professional feedback and encouragement as students and alumni prepare to take the next steps toward their careers.
Alyssa is a Graduate Assistant for the Career Service Center. She is currently working towards her Master's degree in counseling and sees her position as a great opportunity to gain experience in helping individuals achieve their goals. She is available to assist in perfecting resumes, navigating job/internship search, and making important career decisions. Her goal is to ensure each student she comes in contact with feels more optimistic about the future of their career after coming to her for help. She is excited to do all that she can to prepare the students of UNO for academic and career success.