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Erin Bennett

Career Counselor


Erin Bennett is a Career Counselor who primarily works with exploratory freshman and sophomore students who are choosing their majors and careers in individual and group settings. She coordinates and teaches the Exploring Majors Career class and is a First Year Studies Instructor. She serves as the co-lead to the CliftonStrengths Facilitation Team in partnership with staff from the Center for Leadership & Service.

Erin is a member of the National Career Development Association and is currently Past-President to the Tennessee Career Development Association. In addition, she is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and gained her Ed.S/M.S Degree in Counseling and Human Services with a focus in Career Counseling from Florida State University. There she also received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications/Public Relations.

Erin is passionate about her role in helping young college students develop and learn how to reach their career goals. She enjoys reading, cooking, hiking and running triathlons. She also enjoys attending theatrical musicals and everything about living in Knoxville and being a Volunteer!

Responsible Areas: Career Exploration and Campus Engagement


Ed.S/M.S. in Counseling and Human Service – Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl.
B.S. in Communications/Public Relations – Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl.

Professional Service

Tennessee Career Development Association (TCDA), Past-President

National Career Development Association (NCDA), Member

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