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Annie Laib Jenkins

Associate Director for Health Professions Advising

Annie Laib

Annie Laib
Pronouns: she / her

Originally from Lorton, Virginia, Annie joined the Career and Professional Development team in September 2019. Annie is a proud Virginia Tech alumna; she received dual B.S. degrees in Psychology and Animal and Poultry Sciences from Virginia Tech, and later an M.A. in Higher Education from the University of Maryland. Prior to her role in Career and Professional Development, Annie worked with the School of Neuroscience at Virginia Tech. In that role, she enjoyed serving many pre-health students through both their academic and pre-professional journeys. Annie is passionate about working with pre-health students and enjoys assisting students with health profession exploration, preparation, and application processes.

Key responsibilities

  • Oversee advising related to health science career pathways
  • Advise students and alumni regarding pursuing careers in the health care professions
  • Assist students with application process for admission to professional schools
  • Coordinate health professions advising special events and co-instruct Careers in Medicine course


Master of Arts in Higher Education
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Bachelor of Science in Animal and Poultry Sciences
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Professional organizations, training, and certifications

  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
  • Zoned In Badge: 15 weeks of Safe Zone training including Safe Zone 101; Trans Safe Zone 101; and Asexual and Intersex Identities and Experiences
  • Adult Mental Health First Aid USA certification through the National Council for Behavioral Health