Kathryn Jackson, MEd
Office #: Sullivan 255/Schreiber 121
Kathryn Jackson (she/her/hers) serves as the Director of the Career Development Center (CDC) and of Business Career Services in the Quinlan School of Business. Kathryn leads the career centers in addition to alumni career advising, prehealth advising, prelaw advising, the Student Employment/Work-Study Program, and the LUConnect Career Mentoring and Networking Program. Kathryn, a Chicago native and first generation college graduate, joined Loyola University Chicago in 2008 as the Quinlan College of Business Academic Internship Program Coordinator.
Kathryn holds academic credentials from the University of Illinois at Chicago and DePaul University. She holds certificates and/or advanced training in MBTI Interpretation, Civic Reflection Facilitation via the Center for Civic Reflection, alumni-career programming from the Annapolis Institute and Educational Assessment through a joint program between Loyola Chicago and Depaul University. Kathryn is a former project management s-corp owner and magazine columnist for Family Time Magazine. Since coming to Loyola Chicago, Kathryn has contributed articles and book chapters on Community Work-Study as well as earned awards from The College Board, the University of Illinois Alumni Association, and Office of the POTUS Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
Professional & Community Affiliations:
- Honors and Awards Committee, National Association for College and Employers (NACE)
- Advisory Council, Loyola Chicago's Center for Experiential Learning
- Career Mentor, DePaul University's Career Mentoring Program, Alumni Sharing Knowledge
- SASDI Fellow, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
- America's Urban Campus Career Executive Committee
- DePaul School for New Learning Professional Advisor
Kathryn has completed the following Loyola University Chicago staff/faculty trainings: Safe Space (LGBTQI), I'm Here For You (Survivors of Dating Violence), Share the Dream: Undocumented Ally Training.