Crystal Smith

Lead Career Education Specialist

Primary Phone: 307.778.1132

Office: Clay Pathfinder, Room 111P

Career Development Philosophy

“Career exploration and preparation can be an overwhelming and scary undertaking, but I encourage you to think of it as an exciting adventure of self-discovery. Be curious and explore careers through researching, networking and action, to help you make these important decisions. And know that we are here to help you with this journey.”

About Crystal 

Crystal has worked in higher education, student services for over eight years. Prior to coming to LCCC, she worked in career services at Indiana University Bloomington and as a Relay For Life specialist for the American Cancer Society. Crystal’s career services experience includes managing career advising services, one-on-one career advising/coaching, coordinating internships, building employer relationships, teaching career courses and supervising career center staff. She also spent her own time as an undergraduate college student working in the Student Affairs Department, which sparked her interest and passion for helping students grow and develop throughout their college experience. In her free time she enjoys watching college basketball, shopping for bargains, crafting and spending time with friends and family.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science: Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Arts: Communication Arts, Georgetown College
  • Qualified Interpreter, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, June 2008 – Present
  • Qualified Interpreter, Strong Interest Inventory, December 2007 – Present
  • Completion, Gallup Strengths Quest Training, May 2012