Jim Herman

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James Herman (Jim)
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Career Development Specialist
(269) 387-2745
1401 Ellsworth Hall, Mail Stop 5225
Mailing address: 
Career and Student Employment Services
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5225
  • M.B.A., Management, Western Michigan University, 2021
  • M.S.Ed., Curriculum & Instruction, Purdue University, 2015
  • B.S., Secondary English Education, Purdue University, 2013

Jim Herman joined Career and Student Employment Services in 2022 as a Career Development Specialist. He enjoys connecting with students to help them figure out what direction they would like to take on their career journey. Prior to working in CSES, Jim served as a Hall Director on WMU's campus for 4 years, at both the Burnhams and Britton Hadley Halls. Jim has worked in Residence Life and Student Affairs for the past 10 years, prior to starting his new role in CSES. While serving as a Hall Director, Jim completed his MBA in WMU's Haworth College of Business. Prior to coming to WMU, Jim worked at the University of Notre Dame and Manchester University, both found in Indiana, Jim's home-state. Jim attended Purdue University for both his undergraduate and first graduate degree, most of the time serving as a Resident Assistant and Assistant Hall Director. In his free time, Jim enjoys traveling, playing board games, reading, or watching too much television.