Jennifer Poinar is the Coordinator of the Career Exploration Center at Portland Community College’s Southeast Campus. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s from the University of Oregon and a Master’s degree from Middlebury Institute of International Studies, where she focused her studies on a career in higher education. She strongly believes in the power of education to improve one’s social and economic mobility and enjoys helping students navigate the college system, as well as find a program and career they love. When she is not in the office, she loves to hike, watch movies, travel, learn new languages, snowboard, and try new foods. She speaks French and some Spanish and has traveled to 20 countries, including France, New Zealand, Thailand, Czech Republic, Finland, Peru, Tunisia, and Greece.