Kristen Hintz is the Undergraduate Career Coach Lead in the Lear + Graduate
Career Management Center in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State
University. Most recently she was an Associate Director primarily serving as an advanced career consultant with Executive
MBA students at the East Lansing, Troy, and Detroit campuses, joint JD/MBA
students, and students from other graduate business Master of Science programs
like Business Analytics, Accounting, Marketing Research, Finance, and Supply
Chain Management. Kristen has extensive experience and understanding of career
management strategies, having worked with students and alums from a wide range
of experience, function and interest levels.
Kristen is instrumental in helping
students formulate effective job search strategies that match their career
interests and aspirations. She facilitates students in mastering their
interviewing and networking skills, and developing effective cover letters,
resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and verbal pitches, primarily through designing and presenting workshops and teaching. Kristen is the lead administrator and section instructor for BUS 102 in the spring semester for first-year students in the Residential Business Community. Kristen was the administrator and
primary instructor for MBA 843, a career course for over 75 full-time MBA students.
also actively collaborates with employers, monitors recruitment trends and
seeks every opportunity to market graduate-level business candidates. Kristen
is knowledgeable about visa regulations, work authorization and immigration
issues, given her experiences with international students. Kristen enjoys
co-managing the "Consulting Academy @ MSU," which is designed to seek
out undergraduate students and train them for careers in management consulting.
Kristen was associated with what was formerly known as the MBA Career Services
Center for over 10 years and prior to re-joining the Broad Graduate Career
Management Center, she was in the career services office at MSU College of Law
for a little over 5 years. Kristen received her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology
and Psychology from Hope College and Master's Degree in College Student
Personnel from Bowling Green State University.