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Courtney Pelzer, She/Her/Hers

Career Coach


CliftonStrengths: Harmony, Maximizer, Consistency, Relator, Responsibility 

Courtney Pelzer is a career coach who serves all majors and scholars in the Haslam College of Business. She advises scholars on various topics in career development such as resumes and cover letters, internship, and job search strategies, planning for graduate school, and mock interviewing. She also teaches professional development courses BUAD 200 and 300 within Haslam. 

Courtney spent her undergraduate career as a business major and previously worked as a graduate assistant in the Career Center assisting first-year business scholars at her alma mater.  She is a proud first-generation graduate and is passionate about helping scholars discover their potential and passions and advocating for diverse and inclusive initiatives. 


M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs - University of South Carolina, Columbia

B.S. in Business Administration with Majors in Marketing and Management - University of South Carolina, Columbia

Contact Information

  • 201 Student Union 1502 Cumberland Ave Knoxville, TN 37996-4537
  • Phone: 865-974-5435
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