Career Staff

Contact Us
Location: 214 David Kinley Hall (DKH)
Email Address:
Phone: 217.333.2682

Katie Kennealy, Assistant Director of Career & Alumni Affairs

Katie oversees all of the career development and employer relations activities for the Department of Economics. While she has been with the department since 2015, she has been working in career services for the last 18 years with the majority of that time being spent on the Illinois campus. In addition to meeting with students and employers, Katie facilitates both the ECON 198 (Economics at Illinois) and ECON 199 (Internships) courses for Economics students. Katie has a true passion for career services and is always looking for new and innovative ways to assist students in taking those next steps with experiences outside of the classroom.

Soyeon Jung , Graduate Assistant

Soyeon is a Graduate Assistant for the Department of Economics' Career Services. She is currently working on her Masters of Human Resources and Industrial Relations degree from the School of Labor and Employment Relations. Prior to coming to UIUC, she worked in HR and graduated from the University of Washington with a double major in Psychology and English. Using her educational and professional experiences, she is eager to assist and help prepare students for their career path. She will be assisting students one-on-one, and helps facilitate ECON 198 and ECON 199, maintains and establishes relationships with alumni, employers, and other campus offices, as well as implements events and workshops for students. She encourages students to really utilize their resources and come by the Career Center for any help along their career journey.


Morgan Campagna, Career Intern
Morgan Campagna

Morgan is currently a senior studying Economics with minors in Business and Informatics. She’s involved in various professional, social, and philanthropic organizations on campus and loves being really active in all of them! She is super excited to work with the Career Services team because she’s passionate about helping others find their school/career path and is excited to share all that she’s learned throughout her time at UIUC!



Teresa Furlong, Career Intern
Teresa Furlong



Teresa is a senior majoring in economics and political science and minoring in Spanish. After graduation, she will gain some working experience before continuing to graduate school. Teresa enjoys reading, staying updated on politics, and pretending she knows how to cook. This year, she is thrilled to work as a Career Services Intern to help students discover what type of career is waiting for them.



Salman Amindavar, Career Intern
Sal Amindavar

Salman is a Career Intern for the Department of Economics Career Services. He is currently a senior in Economics with a minor in Business. During his time at Illinois, he has grown an interest in product management, financial econometrics, research & development, and pricing policies. During his free time, Salman spends his time at The Daily Illini as a sports videographer. Salman is excited about helping other students plan their future and find their potential before graduating by being a part of the Career Services Team!