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Clara Santacruz

Manager, Experiential Learning and Career Development
George Martin Hall 311


Clara is from Quito, Ecuador. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology from STU (2016).


In her role Clara supports the goals of the Experiential Learning Office to ensure it offers programs, services, and events that help students clarify their career goals, apply the theory learned in class into the off-campus community, and ensure they have a myriad of opportunities for personal and professional growth. Clara works with students, staff, faculty, and community partners to create experiential learning opportunities at STU.


"Whether you are applying for your first professional internship, volunteering with a non-profit organization, going on an in-class field trip, getting a job with faculty or staff, starting your own social enterprise, seeking funding for your experiential learning involvement, or you want to chat about all things STU - I am here to help!"


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Miriam Richer

Business Systems Analyst, Office of Experiential and Community Based Learning 




Miriam grew up in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Literature from UNB (2015) and a Master of Information Studies from McGill University (2017).  

As a Business Systems Analyst, Miriam works on digital transformation projects including but not limited to business process automations, platform optimization, and intranet design and development. Miriam also administers Learning in Action, STU’s experiential learning portal.

"I hope to design, develop and implement efficient, user-friendly, and inclusive solutions that will positively impact the University's operations as well as improving the working lives of our STUdents, faculty, and staff."


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Ale Navas

Internships Coodinator

George Martin Hall 302A





Ale is from Managua, Nicaragua. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with honours in International Relations and a major in Economics from STU (2021).


In her role, Ale works with students as they explore career interests by connecting them to meaningful and relevant internship opportunities, and helping them discover the versatility and employability of a liberal arts degree in a professional setting.


"STU is known as the small university of big opportunities, and it is truly wonderful to work with students as they go through their career journeys, identifying their career interests and goals while engaging in these opportunities through the Office of Experiential Learning and Career Development."

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Erin Feicht

Career Development Advisor

George Martin Hall, 302

(506) 452-0423



Erin grew up in Canterbury, New Brunswick and moved to Fredericton in 2006 to attend St. Thomas University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (2010) with Honours in English and a Minor in Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Education (2011).  


As the Career Development Advisor, Erin provides students with the individualized support and guidance needed to explore different kinds of jobs and develop an action plan that will help them reach their career goals. Through one-on-one meetings and workshops, students receive support with things such as finding employment opportunities, job search strategies, resume writing, interview preparation and networking. 


“I absolutely love getting to know each student and helping them realize the many possibilities that come from their time at STU. My goal is to guide students in their career exploration and professional growth so that they are fully prepared to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation.”


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Chelsea Harris-CarrChelsea Harris-Carr

Future Wabanaki Coordinator



Chelsea is Mi’kmaq, Wolastoqiyik, Cree, and Celtic. She grew up in a military family and calls Trout River, Newfoundland home even without living there for a while. She holds a diploma as an aircraft maintenance technician from Algonquin College, a Bachelor of Integrated Studies, and is completing a Bachelor of Education from the University of New Brunswick.


In her role, Chelsea aids Indigenous students find meaningful experiential learning opportunities and work placements. She helps create cultural experiential learning activities for students, faculty, staff, and the STU community at large.


“I’m dedicated to upholding the treaties signed by all our ancestors, that we are to work nation to nation. Sharing our culture, recognizing our differences, and celebrating and protecting the land we all live on. Through this position I have the honour of helping Indigenous students find meaningful internships, community experiences, and sharing our beautiful Wabanaki culture.”


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