a photo of Crystal Mikes
Associate Director, Employer & Events
Employer & Events Team

Crystal leads the Employer Relations and Events team, overseeing daily operations and work flow of our employer partners. She enjoys collaborating with groups across campus to identify programming and best recruiting practices for students. Crystal earned an M.Ed. in education and human resources studies with an emphasis on career counseling. She also is a nationally certified counselor.

For her undergraduate degree, she studied journalism, earning her Bachelor of Science in May 2007 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a reporter and editor for about five years before entering higher education. She loves Motown, chocolate, Sudoku, reading and watching movies.