The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Contact Us

The Center for Life Beyond Reed is located in Prexy on the southeast side of campus. There are several ways to get in touch with us:

Make an appointment

Students and alumni can schedule an appointment with an adviser through Griffin Door. We are also happy to hold appointments over the phone or via Skype, and you can note that preference in your appointment request. Click on the box below or go to For help with using Griffin Door, please email

Make an appointment

Express Advising with Peer Career Advisers

Spring semester hours:

Mondays, 2pm-4pm, Prexy
Tuesdays, 12pm-2pm, Prexy
Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm, Prexy
Thursdays, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Fridays, 2pm-4pm, Prexy
Sundays, 6pm-8pm, PAB 130

Drop-in hours with CLBR staff

Spring semester hours:

Tuesdays, 12pm-1:30pm, Commons (Fellowships Q&A)
Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, MRC
Thursdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons
Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons

Contact a staff member

Alice Harra
Associate Dean of Students, Director of CLBR
Leadership of CLBR team; feedback from students, alumni, employers, faculty, and Reed community; assessment and implementation of new tools and technologies; collaboration with business community; future strategies and vision for CLBR.

Brooke Hunter

Assistant Director for Employer Relations/Strategic Partnerships
Employer relations and strategic partnerships; opportunity creation for students; advising for students seeking tech opportunities; advising for young alumni.

Michelle Johnson

Fellowships & Awards Adviser
Coordinate application and nomination processes for Nationally Competitive Fellowships and Awards (Fulbright, Watson, Rhodes, Truman, etc); oversee administration of funding programs offered through CLBR (Winter International Travel Fellowship, President's Summer Fellowship, various Internship Awards, Davis Projects for Peace, etc.); support students in their applications for any funding opportunity, whether or not related to Reed; providing feedback on draft application materials and procedural advice as relevant. 

Charles Daniel
Senior Adviser
Advising for students and alumni applying to graduate and professional programs (e.g. medicine, law, business, education, etc.) 

Kari Berkas

Internship & Career Adviser
General career advising for current Reed students: advising in all career interest areas and objectives including on-campus employment, part-time jobs, internships, and post-graduation career, and offering document reviews, mock interviews, and advice on how to find opportunities; collaborate with Reed campus offices to provide career development programming for students.

Nate Martin '16
Administrative Coordinator
Front desk reception and resource guidance for students and alumni; event support and team logistics.

Not sure who to contact? Please call 503/788-6690 or email and we will direct you appropriately. We look forward to connecting with you!

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Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising w/ Peer Career Advisers

Spring Semester Hours

Mon, 2pm-4pm, Prexy
Tues, 12pm-2pm, Prexy
Wed, 6pm-8pm, LIB 203
Thurs, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Fri, 2pm-4pm, Prexy 
Sun, 6pm-8pm, PAB 130

Drop-In Hours w/ CLBR Staff

Fellowships Q&A in Commons: Tuesdays, 11:45am-1:15pm

Grad School, Career, and Internship Q&A in MRC: Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm

Career & Internship Q&A in Commons: Thursdays, 11:30am-1:30pm

Grad School, Career, and Internship Q&A in Commons: Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm

Note: Please check the announcements on your homepage in Griffin Door for any possible updates or cancellations.

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Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5pm
Location: Prexy