Career Services Staff

Brad Tharpe, Director of Career Services

Brad Tharpe
Director of Career Services
Scott Hall 126
909.621.8519
brad_tharpe@pitzer.edu

Brad arrived at Pitzer in March 2015 after serving for nearly 3 years as one of the chaplains to The Claremont Colleges. Prior to joining the Consortium,  Brad served as Associate Director of the Master of Arts in Bioethics program and as Administrative Director of The Center for Bioethics, Health and Society at Wake Forest University. Both the academic center and graduate program are designed to facilitate ethical exploration, analysis, and research by persons working in health care, biotechnology, and the basic sciences. From 2004–2008, he worked in college chaplaincy as Director of the Office of Spiritual Life at DePauw University. Previously, he was Assistant Director of the Pro Humanitate Center at Wake Forest University, where he facilitated vocational discernment among students, faculty, and staff. Brad received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Classics from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Divinity degree from the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially on long car trips, and taking advantage of the wonderful cultural resources in the LA area.

Teresa Flores Roberts, Assistant Director of Career Services

Teresa Flores Roberts
Associate Director, Career Services

Scott Hall 126
909.621.8519
teresa_flores@pitzer.edu

Emphasis areas:

  • Career Advising/Coaching
  • Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program
  • Career Workshops
  • Career Events
  • Claremont Colleges Career Center Programs

Originally from the Northern California town of Fremont, Teresa has many roles as the Associate Director of a four-person office. She plans, organizes and facilitates career-related programming including programs with Alumni. She manages the Career Fellows, a peer advising program. She counsels students and alumni on writing resumes, finds internships, and improves interview skills and job search strategies. Students should contact her if they are interested in The Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program and/or want to plan joint events.

Linda Bunch, Career Services Counselor

Linda F. Bunch
Career Counselor, Career Services

Career & Education Counselor/Pre-Law Advisor, Career Services

Scott Hall, 126

909 .621.8519

linda_bunch@pitzer.edu

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Career counseling & assessments
  • Job search including resumes and cover letters
  • Graduate School
  • Pre-Law

Linda loves higher education and especially Career Services helping students and alumni transition from school to meaningful work. Linda is a former college Career Center Director (11 years) and is a Master Career Counselor (MCC) with the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Currently, she is pursuing training in Life Design counseling.

Interested in law school? Linda is the Pre-Law Adviser, and if she does not know the answer to your questions, she will find out who does.

Alongside her work at Pitzer she worked for 9 years at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) in LA for a group out of NYC titled Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD) where she helped professional dancers transition to new careers.

Linda lives in Sierra Madre with her musician husband and new Ragdoll kitty.

Tammy Muir, Office Manager, Career Services

Tamara Muir
Office Manager, Career Services
Scott Hall 126
909.621-8519
tammy_muir@pitzer.edu

Emphasis areas:

  • Front Desk Responsibilities including answering questions for students, helping students access Handshake for appointments and events and helping students find the best way Career Services can meet their needs through referral to counselors, Career Fellows and Office Assistants.
  • Coordinates publicity and other needs for Career Services workshops and special events.
  • Manages Work Study students
  • Runs the Student On-Campus Job Fair each fall
  • Works with staff and faculty to post jobs on Handshake; works with students for on-campus jobs.
  • Approves employers and posts jobs and internships on Handshake
  • Coordinates Pitzer Nonprofit & Public Service Fair each Spring

Tammy is a graduate of Albion College in Michigan and received her Masters in Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She taught at the Community College level for 21 years before joining the Career Services team. She continues to teach part time in the evenings. She wants to encourage students to come in to our office and explore what we do.