Career Counseling & Placement

Choosing a career is a big decision. Our career navigators will help you through the process, from exploring your options among our 38 career programs to mapping the pathway to success. Whether you are a post-secondary student or in high school, our navigators bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table.

Your education can be an easier journey with good guidance and a solid plan. Together, we’ll prepare a route that takes you where you want to go. Invest in yourself at Washburn Tech. 

Advising by Program

At Washburn Tech, career advisors are dedicated to meeting the needs of our students. Our professionals work with you and your technical instructor to reach your educational goals, whether you’re headed directly for the workforce or wish to continue your education and earn degrees at Washburn University. Washburn Tech bridges the gap between high schools and technical training, serving as your connection to a successful career. If you are a post-secondary student who is ready to join the workforce or change the work you do, Washburn Tech can help you make the move.

Career advisors are assigned to you based on your program of study.

Morgan Eggert, Career Advisor
Morgan.Eggert@washburn.edu or 785.670.3358

  • Health Care (Advanced Health Care Tech, CMA, CNA, EMT, Health Care Tech, Home Health Aide, Phlebotomy, Practical Nursing, Surgical Technology and prerequisites)
  • Hospitality & Human Services (Culinary and Early Childhood Professional)
  • Transportation (Auto Collision, Auto Service Technician, Diesel Technology, Heavy Diesel Construction Technology and Locomotive Diesel Technology)

Savannah Bechard, Career Advisor
Savannah.Bechard@washburn.edu or 785.670.3359

  • Advanced Manufacturing (Advanced Systems Technology, Certified Production Tech, Machine Tool Tech, Fast-Track Machine Tool, Welding, Fast-Track Welding and Welding Fabrication)
  • Business (Business Bookkeeping & Accounting, Health Services Asst., Legal Office Professional, Medical Office Asst., Medical Office Specialist, Medical Scribe and Office Careers Technology)
  • Computer & Networking Technology (Information Systems Technology)
  • Construction (Building Automation Systems, Building Technology, Cabinet/Millwork, Climate & Energy Control Technologies, Commercial & Heavy Construction and Electrical Technology)
  • Design & Drafting (Graphics Technology and Technical Drafting)

Angela Rice, Career Advisor
Angela.Rice@washburn.edu or 785.670.3387

  • Carpentry - Building Technology (East Campus)
  • Cosmetology
  • Emergency Communications