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Kertesha Riley, Career Consultant to the STEM Fields

Kertesha Riley

Career Consultant

Biography

Kertesha Riley is the STEM Career Consultant and serves select majors from Arts & Sciences; Engineering; Education, Health & Human Sciences; and Nursing. In her role, Kertesha counsels students on career options, job and internship search strategies, graduate school planning, and transitioning to life after UTK. She also teaches COUN 404, a special topics course on career strategies for the hard sciences.

Having spent a significant portion of her undergraduate career in a STEM field, Kertesha truly connects to the passions, interests, and even struggles that students in STEM majors sometimes encounter. Even if your path doesn’t seem typical, know that your major doesn’t equal your career! Meet with Kertesha and create your unique STEM career plan today!

Responsible Areas: STEM, EHHS: Kinesiology, Sports Studies, Nutrition and Speech Pathology/Audiology, Engineering: Biomedical, Computer Science/Engineering, Nursing


Education

Master of Science/Education Specialist in Marriage & Family Counseling – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
Bachelor of Science in Family, Youth, & Community Sciences – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

Kertesha Riley, Career Consultant to the STEM Fields

Contact Information

  • 243 Student Union - Phase I 1015 Phillip Fulmer Way Knoxville TN 37996-4820
  • Phone: 865-974-5435
  • E-mail: kriley6@utk.edu

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