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Career Development Office Staff

Last updated on Nov 02, 2023

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JOSH SMOTHERS, MFA - Director of Career Development

Josh has been with the Career Development team since 2018. He facilitates developing the office's vision, mission, and larger program management oversight. In addition, he focuses on developing student relationship and external partnerships.

Outside of CCA, Josh keeps busy with: playing guitar, drawing, printmaking, rowing, and spending time with his family.

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BETH WALDMAN, BA/BFA - Associate Director of Career Development, Employer Relations

Beth has been with the Career Development team since Winter 2022. She manages the Fall Internships/Job Fair & Spring Career Expo and works with Josh to execute programming for students and alumni across all majors throughout the year. She loves meeting with students to support them in their career pathways and is always working to extend outreach with employers to create opportunities for the CCA community.

Outside of CCA, Beth balances her visual art practice with studios in Los Angeles and New York, curating exhibitions, cooking and a full life with her family.

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