Kelly Li

Kelly Li


MSEd Higher Education, University of Pennsylvania
BA Sociology, UC Berkeley

How did you get here?
My experiences as an undergrad at Cal, particularly working at the Career Center as a peer advisor, inspired me to pursue a career in higher education. I started my professional career at Occidental College working with first year students from first-gen and/or low-income backgrounds. This was followed by graduate school on the east coast where I continued my work in career services serving both undergrad and graduate students.

Who do you work with? What's cool about your job?
I work with students in the College of Letters and Science and my specialty is pre-law. The coolest part about my job is being back at my alma mater and working with such an ambitious and determined group of students.

What's the best career advice anyone has given you?
Capitalize on the unexpected opportunities that come your way. Not every opportunity will align perfectly with your expectations, but it might just take you in a whole new direction you’ve never considered.

Kickboxing, Shiba Inus, graphic design, cycling

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