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Kristine Stave ’95 is a cardiac rehabilitation specialist at Essentia Health. She joins Instructor Kelley Holmes teaching clinical exercise physiology, focusing on electrocardiogram (ECG) reading.

“Teaching students about the work I specialize in has helped me see it through a new lens. Their energy and curiosity is infectious, while the opportunity to prepare them for their future is very rewarding. I highly recommend giving back.” 

A former captain and All-American of the volleyball team, Julie Rainey ’14, ’17 spoke at the fall 2016 Goldfine Leadership Institute and gave a presentation in a sports marketing class about her year long internship with the NCAA. 

“When I talked to the students in the marketing class, I saw myself in those seats. As I share my journey, I hope to help students recognize their potential.” 

Visiting with UMD students in a class or a club gives alumni a chance to share career advice, job market insights, and networking tips.

If you’re interested in speaking to a UMD class or student organization about your career path or if you might like to serve on a career panel, contact Alumni Relations, alumni@d.umn.edu or 218-726-7164, to learn more.