a photo of Brooke Nelson
Career Advisor for College of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Embedded Career Team

Brooke is a career advisor working with students in the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences. She is passionate about coaching students through career milestones, helping them develop lifelong skills, and guiding them to meaningful work they’ll love. Brooke was born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas, and remains a diehard Kansas City Chiefs fan to this day. She went on to the University of Arkansas where she earned a BA in English before completing her MA in higher education at the University of Colorado Boulder. Throughout her time on campus, Brooke has held roles in Disability Services and Academic Advising. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, exploring all the sites and scenes of Colorado and spending time with her fur-baby, Murphy.