Meredith Gerber

Assistant Director

Originally from Virginia, Meredith returned to her home state to join the Career & Professional Development team in 2019.  Prior to her role at Virginia Tech, she worked in career development and/or academic advising at Washington & Lee University, Bloomsburg University, and College of Charleston. She has enjoyed assisting students in identifying, exploring, and planning to reach their academic and career goals for the last 20 years and continues to be energized by working with students individually, excitedly learning each of their stories, as well as by working with faculty and other campus partners to create quality career development programs for students. Through one-on-one advising and/or presentations, Meredith is available to assist students with career & major exploration, self-assessments, resume & cover letter writing, interviewing skills, internship/co-op search, navigating the job search process, networking skills, and much more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaison to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies
  • Liaison to University Studies

Education

M.S. Counselor Education
Specialization: Student Affairs Administration
Radford University

B.A. Psychology
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Professional Affiliations and Certifications

  • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE)
  • South Carolina Association of Colleges and Employers (SCACE)
  • Strong Interest Inventory certification