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Chico State Alumni Association

Wildcat Connect Webinar Series: College to Career | Wildcat Alumni & Employers

Register for the webinar | 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., September 16

college to career

Moderator: Ken Naas

Panelists: Celeste Harrington, '12, '14; Lauren Phillips, '13; Caitlin Felix, '17

celeste harringtonCeleste Harrington (she/her) graduated from Chico State with her master's degree in kinesiology in 2014 and a bachelor's degree in health education in 2012. During her last year of graduate school, Harrington secured an internship at Apple and for the past seven years has managed corporate wellness programs for the fitness team where she oversees the global fitness reimbursement programs, and fitness center expansions. She also manages the Wellness Internship program, mentoring two interns every semester. Harrington has recently started her own coaching practice, helping tech professionals enhance their wellbeing and eliminate burnout.

lauren phillipsLauren Phillips graduated with her bachelor's degree in psychology from Chico State and completed her master's in organizational psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. Phillips currently practices Organizational Change Management for the City of San Diego, where she leads the people aspects of technological advancement projects for 13,000+ employees. In addition to organizational change management, Phillips also specializes in diversity and inclusion in organizations. She previously consulted for local and global companies to enhance their company culture to better value and leverage the unique aspects all employees bring to work.

felixCaitlin Felix currently works as a university talent scount for Adobe. She graduated from Chico State in 2017 with her bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in human resources. While on campus, she studied abroad in Spain, started a human resources club, and was vice president of her sorority. After graduation she followed her passion of working with students and preparing them for the next steps in their career.