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Meet the Staff

Career Studio Staff work with current students and alumni to assist them in the areas of job and internship search, resume and cover letter critique along with many other services.

Career Studio staff are located at each of our main campuses: Elkhorn Valley, Fort Omaha and South Omaha campus.

Contact Career Studio directly at 531-MCC-4647 or at

Career Navigator

 Marie Hélène André

Name: Marie Helene Andre
Hometown: The World
 Campus Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Monday through Friday 8am-5pm

  • Career Studio Hours Monday-Wednesday 10am-5pm (Elkhorn Valley Library)

Phone: 531-MCC-4061
Favorite Food: A lot of things. If I have to choose, homemade Belgian endives ‘au gratin’ and some dessert made of Belgian chocolate.
Quirky Talent: I speak 5 languages (French, English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese)
Clifton Strengths Top 5: Learner |Strategic | Input | Adaptability | Relator


  • M.B.A. - International Management, Bellevue University

  • Post-Graduate Degree in European Studies, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

  • M.A. in Germanic Languages (English and Dutch), Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)

  • B.A. in Germanic Philology (English and Dutch), Université de Namur (Belgium)

Past Work Experience

Coordinator of the Adult Education Programs at MCC and English-as-a-Second-Language instructor.
International experience: Learning and Development Consultant and Internal Trainer (Leadership, career reinvention, personal development) for a Belgian financial institution, International Project Manager for an international training company, and Language Training Manager for the European Institutions, Instructor for job seekers. Language instructor (English, French, Dutch) in Belgium, in Fortaleza, Brazil and in Omaha, NE.

First Job

Teaching Dutch to middle and high schoolers in a vocational school in Belgium (in particular, in culinary arts).

Why Career Studio at MCC?

I like to help students find and follow their passion, help them reflect on potential career paths, and provide them with resources to reach their goals.

Every student should use the resources of MCC Career Studio!

Career studio Specialist

Terrell McKinney

Name: Terrell McKinney
Hometown: Omaha, NE
 Campus Location: Fort Omaha Campus, Library (FOC #8 Main Floor)
Phone: 531-MCC-2696
Favorite Food: Fried Chicken
Quirky Talent: I can crack almost every bone in my body
Clifton Strengths Top 5 Strengths: Context| Restorative| Relator| Learner | Analytical


  • BS: Sport Business Management - Maryville University

  • MBA: Midland University

  • JD Candidate: Creighton University School of Law

Past Work Experiences

  • Community Organizer - Nebraska Appleseed

  • Hunger Action Advocate - Nebraska Appleseed

  • Assistant wrestling coach - Omaha North High Magnet School

First Job

Hollywood Diner - Busboy

Why Career Studio at MCC?

I enjoy helping others out especially individuals from my community.

Career Navigator

Andrew Koepp

Name: Andrew Koepp
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Campus Location: South Omaha Campus, Connector Commons, 2nd Floor

  • Career Studio Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10am-5pm

Email Address:
Work Number: 531-MCC-2697


  • B.A. in Psychology from Concordia University ‘09

  • M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from UNO (Completion Fall ’19)

Favorite Food: There are too many! Here are a few: Steak, Cheeseburgers, Enchiladas, Sushi, My Wife’s Bang Bang Shrimp and Dark Chocolate.

Quirky Talent: I’ve been drumming for most of my life and I also play the guitar from time to time!

Clifton Strengths Top 5: Communication | Developer | Context | Woo | Positivity

Past Work Experience

  • Sales/Production Manager at DiscStore/Omaha Print Shop

  • Teller/Banker at Great Western Bank and First National Bank of Omaha

  • Office Manager at Maxim Cleaning and Restoration

  • Business Development Specialist at Command Center

First Job

Burger King

Why Career Studio at MCC?:

I have a true joy when I get the opportunity to work with people, especially when it comes to helping connect and better their lives. Through Career Studio here at MCC, I get the opportunity to connect students/alumni to potential employers as well as have the opportunity to work with them to prepare them for the world of employment.