Career Impact Award Winners

a campus-wide impact

CPDC is excited to announce our 2020 Career Impact Award Winners! We honor these individuals as members of our campus community who have committed themselves to prioritizing career and internship success for all students.

Career Champions of the Year

Jim Agutter, M.Arch

University Studies
Undergraduate Studies

Kody Powell, Ph.D

Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering

Melinda B. Fagan, Ph.D.

College of Humanities

Madeline Rencher, MSc

Academic Advising Center
Undergraduate Studies

Frances N. Harris, Ph.D.

University Counseling Center
Student Affairs

Giulia Soto, M.S. Ed.

Center for Ethnic Student Affairs
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Peter Lippert, Ph.D.

Geology & Geophysics
College of Mines & Earth Sciences

Alumni Career Mentor of the Year

Alonso R. Reyna Rivarola

Assistant Director, Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Salt Lake Community College

Employer of the Year

Jared Shumway/
Northwestern Mutual

Internships of the Year

Camille Baron

The Enough Podcast

Hope Kim

U.S. Ski & Snowboard

Jeffrey Wang

International Studies, Marketing, Management
Sorenson Impact Center

Preston Brightwell

Political Science
Office of the Governor, State of Utah

Myles Morrison


Emma Wardle

Film & Media Arts
Motion Foundry Studios

Benjamin Eder

Architectural Studies
Spectrum Engineers

Waaed Raheef

Social Work
Comunidades Unidas

Merry Joseph

Biomedical Engineering & Psychology
Mayo Clinic

Sona Torosyan

Computer Science
The New York Times

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