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Elizabeth Herrera, MA

Associate Director, SPH Career Services
Office of Student Affairs - School of Public Health
1603 W Taylor Street (MC923), Room 190B
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 413-9126

Liz has a passion for coaching, mentoring and empowering professionals in effectively marketing their strengths, skills and experience based on their unique career goals. She has 10+ years of career services experience and currently oversees the UIC SPH Career Services office where she serves as the Associate Director. Liz previously worked at the central UIC Career Services office and has extensive experience working with job seekers and students across disciplines at the graduate, undergraduate, and professional level. She has delivered over 450 career-focused workshops to wide ranging audiences focusing on professional packaging in today's competitive job market. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership in Higher Education and is a proud alumna of UIC where she completed her undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Liz has received training from Gallup's Clifton's Strengths School and uses a strengths-based approach in her individualized and group career-coaching sessions. Some of her personal interests include long distance running, traveling and blogging about those experiences. 


Favorite quote: “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”

-Bobby Unser


Career advising is available by appointment only Monday-Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.  To request an appointment please contact Liz Herrera at

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