About Us

Mission:

The mission of Career and Employment Services is to educate and empower a diverse student body to achieve personal growth and develop lifelong career success in support of our employers and alumni while proactively supporting our division and college.

Goal:

To achieve our mission, our goal is to provide comprehensive services to meet the needs of our students, alumni, and community members when they are in the career development process.

Objectives:

To meet this goal, we offer career assessments, career guidance, career-related workshops and seminars, up-to-date career information, and career-related resources. We also provide the means to pursue student employment, internship, and full-time employment opportunities through our online job board, on-campus interviews, job fairs, and networking with our employers, with whom we also serve and develop collaborative partnerships.

Our Team

Chris

Chris Prock | Career and Employment Services Coordinator

Starting as a badger at Amarillo College, Chris transferred to the University of Texas at Austin where they received a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Chris went on to obtain a master’s degree in data science from Texas Tech University, and is currently in their second year of the educational leadership doctoral program at West Texas A&M University. Their love for Amarillo College led Chris to their current position. Whether through building relationships with students in career services and student life at Amarillo College, Chris has a passion for inclusivity and accessibility in education.

First Job: Barista at Hastings Café 
 

Abi

Abi Velo | Career Coach | Bilingual 

Abi grew up in Mexico, and moved all of his life, but he somehow found little old Amarillo as the perfect place to call home. Abi received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice at West Texas A&M, and after some time in the social work field, he landed in higher education here at Amarillo College. Now it is his pride and joy to guide students through every part of their career path.

First Job: Cook at The Burger


 

Ceyann

Ceyann Boone | Employer Relations Specialist

Ceyann was born and raised in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from West Texas A&M University with her degree in Communication Studies.  Ceyann spent the majority of her career working in the hospitality and healthcare industry with administrative roles focusing on client and patient care. She has found that she is passionate about connecting with others, and is excited to be in this role at Amarillo College where she can help students find a great start to their career.

First Job: Concession Stand Worker at Amarillo Town Club


 

Savannah

Savannah Moore | Student Worker

Savannah is in her second year at Amarillo College as a Business Administration Major. After her time at AC, Savannah hopes to transfer to Lubbock Christian University to further her education. This is her second year as a student worker and she absolutely loves it! This job has taught Savannah valuable skills and deepened her passion for helping others.

First job: Sod Squad member at Hodgetown
 


 

Jatyn

Jatyn Cruz | Student Worker

Jatyn is in his first year at Amarillo College as a Nursing Major. Jatyn plans on transferring to Texas Tech to further his education after his time at AC. This is his first time working for Amarillo College and so far, this is his favorite job ever!  Jatyn is learning new ways to help and work with people while learning other valuable skills! 

First Job: Pizza Maker at Papa Murphy’s
 

 
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