Assistant Director, Employer Development and Relations
Caitlin Deis is an energetic and collaborative professional with unique experiences in higher education, marketing, recruitment and event planning. Caitlin currently serves as the Assistant Director for Employer Development and Relations (EDR) team. Within this role, she seeks to connect local, regional and national employers to the diverse, hardworking student (and alumni) talent at the University of Houston.
Caitlin joined University Career Services (UCS) in 2015 as the STEM Career Counselor. For four years, she provided one-on-one career counseling to students within Cullen College of Engineering, the College of Natural Science and Mathematics and the College of Technology. Prior to joining the UCS team Caitlin served as a Graduate Advisor for Biomedical Engineering and she worked as a live-in Residential Life professional. Through her unique work experiences, she has developed a strong understanding of academic procedures and policies as well as the multifaceted developmental needs of college students. She is dedicated to helping students achieve their professional goals through academic planning, career exploration, and job search preparation.
Caitlin earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Michigan and her Master of Arts in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University in Muncie. In Fall 2020, Caitlin will start her Doctoral journey at the University of Houston.