Meet the Career Services Staff

Tahlequah Campus

Kaylin Ray


Career Counselor

CASE Building, Lower Level

Kaylin graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Chemistry from Northeastern State University. She grew up in Colcord, Oklahoma and studied ballet for 15 years before attending college and also worked as a chemistry tutor in the science department. Kaylin has a passion for helping students have success and is excited to be a part of the Career Services team! In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, cooking, spending time with her family.



Career Counselor

CASE Building, Lower Level

Lyndie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and a Masters of Arts in Communication from Northeastern State University. She is looking forward to being a part of the Career Services team and being able to help students become career ready.

Kandra Medlin


Career Events Specialist

CASE Building, Lower Level

Kandra began working at NSU in 1990. The best part of working in Career Services is being able to assist and connect students, employers and alumni with resources available to answer their questions related to jobs, events and services provided by the department to reach their career related goals. In her spare time, Kandra enjoys volunteering at her church and community projects,and scrapbooking memories spent with family and friends.

Shannon Schwaebler

Shannon Schwaebler Director NSU Career Services


CASE Building, Lower Level

Shannon hails from Kansas City, MO. She holds a Bachelors degree in Chemistry and a Masters in Higher Education Administration with a specialization in Student Affairs. Her background has included work in recruitment, honors programs, student involvement and development and career development. Shannon believes career paths are not linear and that there is no one way to achieve career success. It is her hope through the work we do in Career Services at NSU we are able to play a role in helping students and alumni navigate their career path. In Shannon's spare time she enjoys working out, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.

Shannon Vick


Administrative Assistant

CASE Building, Lower Level

Shannon oversees the front desk, assists with Handshake requests from student, alumni and employers, along with assisting employers with job postings. Before joining NSU she served several years in the Healthcare field. Her favorite vacation spot is the beach. In her free time she enjoys shopping, spending time with family and her dogs. Her hobbies are yoga and long walks.

Broken Arrow Campus

Joe Taggart


Career Counselor

NSUBA Administrative Services
Building, Suite 211

Joe graduated with a Master of Science in Counseling from Oklahoma State University-Tulsa campus. He grew up in Tulsa, and works with NSU Career Services as the Career Counselor on the Broken Arrow campus. He is thrilled to join the Career Services team and eager to serve students with their professional development needs. Joe enjoys spending his free time with his friends and family, playing games, and pursuing creative endeavors.