Kelli Delfosse

Director, Engineering Professional Development

Kelli Delfosse

Kelli serves as the Director of Professional Development in the College of Engineering.  She helps connect students and employers through the college’s co-op and internship program, engineering career fairs, on-campus recruiting, and other networking opportunities.  She works with students to help them gain the skills necessary to be great engineers after graduation. Part of that includes planning career related programming and advising students on career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills development, job/internship search strategies, and offer evaluation.  Kelli is also the Program Director for the Engineering Grand Challenges Scholars Program.  As one of the first 10 institutions in the country to have an approved Grand Challenge Scholars Program, she’s excited to help students make a difference and work on one of the 14 Grand Challenges identified by the National Academy of Engineering.  Kelli also supports student organizations in the college, acting as liaison and resource for all student groups with questions regarding increasing membership, marketing events, and planning fundraising strategies.  Additionally, she serves as the Advisor to the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity and Engineering Student Council.

Originally from Iowa, Kelli graduated from The University of Iowa College of Business with a background in Marketing and Management. She has been working in the Student Development Center since September 2003 and has had the opportunity to be exposed to a number of different areas in the college including academic advising, honors, student orgs and K-12 Outreach. Outside of work, you’re likely to find Kelli at a hockey rink traveling with her family.