Career Advising Liaison | Co-op Coordinator Serving the College of Engineering
Rachel Otto joined Career Services as an advisor in March 2016. As an undergraduate, she double majored in International Studies and Applied Music: Voice, then continued for her Master's in Teaching English as a Second Language all from the University of Idaho. Go Vandals! She brings over 7 years of student-focused, higher education experience in advising, teaching, and program development.
Specializing in career pathways for STEM students, Rachel loves supporting and walking with students through their career development at every stage. She especially enjoys when students share their experiences and hard-earned stories of success. A big advocate of experiential learning, Rachel also coordinates the U of I Cooperative Education Program, bringing classroom learning and industry experience together.
In her free time, you’ll often find Rachel exploring the gorgeous PNW with her husband and friends through paddle boarding, hiking, biking, and picnicking.