Montana State University

Career, Internship
& Student Employment Services

Montana State University
P.O. Box 174180
Bozeman, MT 59717-4180

Tel: (406) 994-4353
Fax: (406) 994-5488
Location: 177 Strand Union Bldg.


Carina N.Beck, Ed.D.

Career, Internship & Student Employment Services

Hours of Operation:
The Career, Internship & Student Employment Services office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am until 7:00 pm and 7:30 to 5:00 pm on Friday.

Our Staff:

Carina Beck Carina Beck, Ed.D
Erin McCormick Erin McCormick, M.Ed.
Assistant Director

Erin has been at MSU since 2004 and joined the Career & Internship Services office in the Spring of 2008.  She has a B.S. in Psychology from Montana State University and her Master's of Education in Student Affairs, also from MSU.  Erin serves as the operations manager for the Center for Student Success. She enjoys gardening and traveling.
Dylan German, B.A.

Kayla Fields, B.S.
Financial Education and ChampChange Program Manager

In 2012, Kayla graduated from the University of Montana with a Bachelors of Science degree in Community Health. Kayla is the Program Manager for the Office of Financial Education where she promotes and encourages students to make financial sound decisions while they are attending MSU. Kayla enjoys all of the outdoor activities that Bozeman, MT has to offer; including but not limited to hiking, biking and floating the river.

Lori Oakley, M.S.HRM Lori Oakley, M.S.HRM
Budget Analyst/Systems Manager

Lori is the Budget Analyst and Systems Manager for Career & Internship Services, Office of Student Success and Financial Education. She has a B.A. in Communications and Psychology from Purdue University and her Master's of Science in Human Resource Management, also from Purdue.

Tonya Lauriski-Karriker, Ph.D. Tonya Lauriski-Karriker, Ph.D.
Operations Research Analyst

Tonya started working as a Research Analyst for the Office of Student Success in 2012.  She received both her B.S. and M.S. in Mathematics from Montana State University and her Ph.D. in Statistics from Colorado School of Mines.  Tonya supports the office with data mining, data analysis, and predictive modeling.

Steve Enoch Steve Enoch
Career Coach

Steve joined Career Services in August, 2013 after retiring as superintendent of schools for 18 years, having served both small rural districts and large urban districts. Steve started his career as an elementary teacher, later serving as principal at elementary, middle and high school levels before becoming superintendent. He has also taught educational leadership courses at the graduate school level and has been published nationally on several occasions. He earned a B.A. degree from the University of La Verne, a Master's degree from Calif. State University, Fullerton, and has done additional advanced study at Claremont Graduate school. In his "semi-retired" life he enjoys doing professional writing, hiking and biking, travel with his wife, and activities with children and grandchildren.

Joy Kreikemeier Joy Kreikemeier
Career Coach

A thirty-year resident of Gallatin Valley (from Colorado), Joy worked for Bozeman Public Schools and volunteered in Belgrade schools while raising three children, before acquring a Master's in Education/School Counseling (MSU). She worked in that capacity for Manhattan, Amsterdam, and Belgrade schools before joining the staff of MSU's Career, Internship & Student Employment Services Office. Along the way, she has been active in the 160-acre hay farm she shares with Mike, and both have been active in their childrens' soccer, dirt-biking, hunting, and skiing activities. Joy has mentored teens and college students, led women's retreats, studied piloting (solo'd), painting and poetry, and loves hiking, skiing, traveling, and motorcycling. With children now establishing themselves in post-college jobs, she understands the process, pain, and rewards of navigating the realm of post-secondary education, and the World of Work. She takes delight in offering support and resources to students, and has a knack for encouraging them to "go the extra mile."

Dylan German, B.A. Paula Mozen
Career Coach
Dylan German, B.A. Rachel Randash
Career Coach
Dylan German, B.A. Tracey Kimball
Career Coach
Tracy has a Business Marketing degree from Montana State University. Prior to working in the Career Services office she worked in the insurance industry for 13 years. Her husband is also a graduate of Montana State and her two daughters are currently students at MSU, carrying on the family tradition. Tracy enjoys travel, golf, Bobcat football and spending time with friends and family.
Dylan German, B.A.

Keith Hamburg, B.S.
Financial Coach

Keith has been an active member of Montana State & the Bozeman community since 1994. Prior to working as an Adjunct Professor for Gallatin College at MSU & working in The Office of Financial Education, Keith owned & operated his own business for 15 Years. Keith's goal is to help Montana State students in any way possible, starting with financial education.

Dylan German, B.A.

Nancy Gerlach, B.S.
Financial Coach

Nancy received a B.S. from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. Her degree was in P.E. with a Pre-Physical / Therapy Option. She spent time, post college, in the grocery business. Nancy then spent 18 years in the flooring business starting out as a sales person. From there she became a Territory Manager for a distributor based out of Spokane, Washington and eventually became a manger of a local flooring store. Nancy learned many aspects of how to sell, how to run a business in a profitable manner, how to deal with people, and what employers look for in prospective employees.

Dylan German, B.A. Dylan German, B.A.
AmeriCorps Vista Member

Dylan graduated with a BA in History from Montana State University Billings in May of 2013, his final semester of school was spent as the student lobbyist for ASMSUB at the 2013 Montana State Legislature. Upon graduation, Dylan was accepted as an Americorps Vista member for the Montana Campus Compact program. In this role, Dylan will be serving in the Office of Student Success helping to build the capacity of the Return to Learn program.

Chantelle Mahan Chantelle Mahan, B.S.
Student Success Coordinator/Employment Coordinator

Chantelle earned her B.S. in Business Marketing from Montana State University in 1993. She is a 5th  generation descendant from the Gallatin County and her roots are deep in the valley.  Prior to joining the staff of Montana State University, Chantelle spent 7 years as a broker/realtor. As a member of the Gallatin Association of Realtors she became involved in several boards and organizations that lead to her interest in helping to make and keep Bozeman one of the "last best places".  She finds that same opportunity among the Mission Statement of Montana State University, the State's land-grant institution, by helping students find and achieve their academic and professional goals.  Chantelle is raising twin teenage boys and enjoys getting out and about whenever possible whether it be traveling, camping, skiing, floating, or trying something new!  Bungee jumping anyone?
Robin Crough, MPA Robin Crough, MPA
Program Manager

Robin first came to MSU in 2001 where she graduated with a B.A. in Political Science in 2005 and a Master of Public Administration in 2007. She then spent six years at the University of California: Santa Cruz, where she enjoyed working in higher education and helping students make the most of their college experience by coordinating opportunities between faculty, staff, industry, and students. At MSU, she will be managing the Internship, Hire-A-Student, and EXCEED programs. In her free time she loves hiking, reading, playing video games, and all things sci-fi and fantasy.