Meet Our Career Advisor
Senior Student and Employer Advisor
Cynthia Marie Washington is SoPA’s Senior Student and Employer Advisor. Cynthia has nine years of experience in higher education and comes to Tulane from Vanderbilt University’s Career Center. As an Assistant Director and Career Advisor at Vanderbilt, Cynthia advised students on career decision-making, consulted with employers, developed and taught innovative programs and workshops for student enrichment, and led the center’s diversity & inclusion initiatives. Prior to Vanderbilt, she coordinated recruiting at the University of Michigan Engineering Career Resource Center. Cynthia is passionate about career and professional development and uses a holistic, strengths-based approach to help elevate students toward achieving career success.
Cynthia holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Western Michigan University. She is a voracious reader who recently moved to New Orleans for its rich culture, phenomenal cuisine and jazz tradition. She lives in the Warehouse District and is currently writing her first novel.