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Quentin Turner

Operations Coordinator - Career Development Center
Work space: St. Paul Main Campus > Drew Science Center > Drew Science Center DSC 113

Quentin Turner is the operations coordinator for the Career Development Center (CDC). He oversees the CDC's day-to-day operations and coordinates the Handshake jobs & internship platform. He also co-produces resource materials, reports, and engagement initiatives with both faculty and staff to ensure Hamline students become prepared, qualified job candidates. Quentin is always available to engage with students before or after their scheduled appointments with career counselors or the internship director.

He holds a BA in history and political science from Hamline University, and a master's in heritage studies and public history from the University of Minnesota's College of Design. With work experiences ranging from international projects to program coordination and research/teaching assistant work to fellowships, Quentin understands the challenges and expectations awaiting graduates while maintaining an extensive network across all economic sectors. Outside of the office, he is a public historian aiding or engaging with several professional associations, commissions, and collaborative projects.