Jan Van Dyke

Before coming to Indiana University, Jan served as a director for career services at liberal arts colleges and a community college for 11 years. Prior to his work in higher education, he held various positions in the nonprofit sector. He was a director of a nonprofit organization as well as a volunteer for Volunteers In Service To America (VISTA). Jan was also a member of the U.S. Senate staff and held various positions in political campaigns, including serving as a campaign manager for a U.S. congressional candidate.

Best Career Blunder

Measuring and cutting aluminum gutters for homes.

Biggest Challenge

Working with machinery that needs precise handling.

Lessons Learned

I am not interested in working alone or with machinery or tools.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science, Counseling in Higher Education, West Chester University
  • Bachelor of Arts, General Arts and Sciences, Penn State University
  • MBTI® Certified Practitioner
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Practitioner
  • Using Type in Career Counseling, Center for Applications of Psychological Type
  • Campbell Skills and Interest Survey