• Maranda Larsen serves as Associate Director of Career Services and has over eight years of experience across the full spectrum of career services at both The University of Texas at Austin and Trinity University.  She holds a Master’s degree in Education Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  

    Early in her career, Maranda worked with at-risk youth through nonprofit organizations in California and Texas.  Upon transitioning into career services at UT Austin, she worked with graduate and undergraduate engineering students and managed a variety of career development programs. After moving to San Antonio in 2008, Maranda served as Career Advisor at Trinity University before leaving the workforce to stay at home with her two sons.  After several years, three of which were spent living and traveling abroad with her family, Maranda returned to Career Services at Trinity University.  

    In her current role at Trinity, Maranda leads the employer relations and external engagement efforts of the Center for Experiential Learning and Career Success (CELCS), creating opportunities to connect employers and community partners with Trinity talent.

    M.Ed. in Education Administration, Concordia University Austin
    B.S. in Psychology, Abilene Christian University

    Larsen, M. & Ramirez, K. “Getting Creative and Filling the Gaps: Maximizing Connections in a Virtual World.”
    San Antonio Colleges and Universities Career Centers Association Conference. Virtual, August 2020; Southern Association of Colleges and Employers Conference. Virtual, December 2020.

    Larsen, M. & Powell, M. “Best practices in collecting, analyzing, and reporting graduating students’ accommodation and transition statistics.” Southwestern Association of Colleges and Employers Conference. San Antonio, Texas, November 2007.

    Larsen, M. “Folk concepts of a good life.” Southwestern Psychological Association Convention. Houston, Texas, April 2001.

    • Leadership Team: 1869 Scholars Mentor Program, 2020-present
    • Associated Colleges of the South (ACS): Career Fair Subcommittee, 2021-present
    • Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE): Employer Relations Knowledge Group, 2019-present
    • National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), Member, 2020-present