Shelly L. Robinson

Director of Career Services & Senior Program Development Officer

1155 E. 60th Street
Room 285F
(773) 834-1621

Shelly Robinson is the director of career services and senior program development officer for the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations and Computational Social Science programs. She helps students with all areas of career development, including one-on-one advising, resume and cover letter preparation, interviewing, networking, and job search assistance. She has over 15 years in career development and higher education administration with past experience in advertising, human resources, talent acquisition, and operations management.  She holds a PhD in Communication from Purdue University, where she concentrates in Organizational Communication. Her research interests include career-related discourse, multiculturalism, and learning theory and design.  Take a moment to stop by her office to get acquainted.


Lauren Sheely

Employer Relations Manager

1155 E. 60th Street
Room 285A

Lauren works to cultivate and maintain relationships with government, corporate, and non-profit companies in the Social Science sector and connect these employers with students in the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations, and Computational Social Science programs. She also advises students in all three programs on all areas of career development. Lauren is a Chicago native with previous experience in donor relations and dramaturgy at several cultural institutions, including Court Theatre. She works extensively in the arts and culture sector, specifically at the intersection of dance and disability/chronic illness. Lauren holds a BA in Theatre and Dance from Grinnell College, and an MA in Humanities with a concentration in Theater and Performance Studies from University of Chicago’s MAPH program.


Raven Reynolds

Career Services Coordinator

1155 E. 60th Street
Room 258G
(773)834-0016

Raven serves as your Career Services Coordinator, where she develops and coordinates workshops for the MAPSS, Committee on International Relations and Computational Social Science programs. This includes designing career development events, one-on-one advising, and job search assistance for current students and alumni. Raven received her B.A in Family and Consumer Science from Western Illinois University. With many years of higher education administration and event coordination experience she is dedicated to encouraging students to achieve their best-fit career paths. Feel free to stop by her office, she looks forward to having you!