About Us

The Bearcat Promise Career Studio is a place where all students can participate in career exploration, planning, and development.

Our work supports the university’s strategic direction Next Lives Here and the Bearcat Promise that all UC students will graduate with a diploma in one hand and a career plan in the other.

Bearcat Promise Career Studio
Tangeman University Center Room 310
Phone: (513) 556-0381
Email: careerstudio@uc.edu



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Ellie Bridges

Director, Bearcat Promise Career Studio


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Shannon Lehwald, MAEd

Career Coach for Allied Health Sciences and Nursing


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Charlie Thornton

Career Coach for Arts & Sciences, College-Conservatory of Music and College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services


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Doug Mohr

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities


Peer Career Coaches

All our peer career coaches are trained to work with students in any major.

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Erin Barta

Peer Career Coach

Studying Psychology with a minor in Organizational Leadership

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Grace Elliott

Peer Career Coach

Studying Psychology with a certificate in Minority Health

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Jansyl Fernandes

Peer Career Coach

Studying Biological Sciences

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Darl Jacob

Peer Career Coach

Studying Biochemistry with a minor in Economics

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Anushkaa Parwade

Peer Career Coach

Studying Cell and Molecular Biology

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Morgan Standley

Peer Career Coach

Studying Political Science with a certificate in Deaf Studies

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Laura Wood

Peer Career Coach

Studying Biological Sciences and Chemistry