Olivia Baumgartner


Practicum Graduate Assistant
Year Started at JMU: 2021

I am a Practicum Student at the University Career Center team for the Spring 2022 semester.

My Career Journey

Through getting involved with New Student Orientation and other roles at my alma mater Arcadia University, I discovered my love of higher education. After a year of Americorps service I decided to apply to graduate school for student affairs, which led me to JMU's College Student Personnel Administration program!

More About Me

3 words that describe me:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Driven
  • Empathetic

Some fun facts about me:

  • I have two senior cats that I adopted from the local SPCA, and I adore them!
  • I play a lot of video games in my spare time, ranging from competitive games to puzzles.
  • My undergraduate major was in creative writing and I have 2 published poems.


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