Career Coach for Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Data Engineering, and Information Technology
David Bekker is a Career Coach and supports students at the College of Engineering (CENG) at UNT Discovery Park.
David earned an M.Ed. in Counseling from The University of North Texas (UNT) and a B.A in Radio Television, and Film from UNT. He has an extensive history of helping UNT students reach their academic and career goals. He has been an Academic Counselor for The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Senior Academic Counselor for UNT Athletics Student Services, and an Academic Counselor for The College of Engineering. David is dedicated in helping UNT students identify their academic and career goals and providing extensive options and pathways to meet these goals. David has been described as a creative, motivational, and caring.
Students can schedule an appointment with David through Navigate.
Career Coach for Construction Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Management, Materials Science, and Mechanical Engineering Technology
Laura Garza is a Career Coach and supports students at the College of Engineering (CENG) at UNT Discovery Park.
Laura earned an M.S. in Counseling from Troy University and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Maryland. She also earned a Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity-Threat Detection through Webster University in 2017. Laura enjoys helping UNT students explore their majors and potential career paths which line up with their natural preferences. When she is not at UNT, she loves traveling. The best piece of advice she received was “Luck favors the prepared.” She has been described as a listener, creative, resourceful.
Want to find out more about how Laura can help you? Her office is located in Discovery Park, 2nd floor, E wing, Las Vegas Lane, Room E225K. Undergraduate and graduate students can schedule an appointment with Laura through Navigate.
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Career Coach for Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering
Shunta Thomas is a Career Coach and supports students at the College of Engineering.
Shunta earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Illinois State University and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from Tennessee State University. She also earned the following Texas Educator Certificates – Principal, Business, Marketing, ESL. Shunta has a lifelong passion and track record for helping youth exceed and reach their highest potential.
When she is not at UNT, she is volunteering in her community through the local high school, women’s clubs, and church. The best piece of advice she received is always strive for excellence, reflect on the learnings along your journey, and share your talents and gifts.
Want to find out more about how Shunta can help you? Her office is located in Discovery Park, 2nd floor, E wing, Las Vegas Lane, Room E225P. Undergraduate and graduate students can schedule an appointment with Shunta through Navigate.