Courtney Rousseau '03
Career Advisor for JCA and CCOM (CMS, Journalism, Strat Com)
Atherton Union 315
Courtney loves to connect with and guide Butler students and alumni through the career development process.
In addition to advising students, Courtney teaches Butler's LC 301 Career-Planning Strategies: Foundations for Success (aka "Adulting 101"). She's also a French adjunct in the department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
Feel free to ask Courtney about her passion for social justice and inclusion, living in France for two years after graduating, and the time she sold her phone charger to Neil deGrasse Tyson in an airport.
Path to Career Services
A native of Indianapolis, IN, Courtney thought she'd be a ballerina or veterinarian growing up. After earning a B.A. in French and International Studies from Butler, she went on to earn an M.S. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University Bloomington.
Over the years, Courtney found herself in the following positions:
- Intern at Greenleaf Center for Servant-Leadership
- English language teacher in France
- Study Abroad intern at IUPUI
- Academic Advisor at IUPUI
- Server at Café Patachou
- Full-time mom
- Practicum Assistant at Butler University
- Student Employment Coordinator at Butler University
- Academic and Career Advisor at Portland State University
- CaPS Career Advisor at Butler University
- ENFJ – "Compassionate Facilitator"