Mikala Parnell '23

Peer Career Adviser
Email Address: 
mparnell@princeton.edu

Concentration: School of Public and International Affairs

Residential College: Rocky

Career area interests: 

  • Engineering, health, science and/or tech
  • Law
  • Social impact

Certificates: Cognitive Science and African American Studies

Activities, clubs, or organizations:

  • Princeton Debate Panel
  • Princeton University Mentoring Program (PUMP)
  • Assistant Residential College Adviser for Rocky College
  • Our Health Matters

Past internships or job experiences:

  • Global Health Intern - Health and Human Services
  • Outreach Coordinator - Representable.org
  • Non-Profit Business Management Intern - Step Up Wilmington

What's the most underrated/overlooked resource or service offered by the Center for Career Development?

1:1 Sessions with Career Advisors and PCAs!

What advice would you give to someone considering your major/industry/area of expertise?

Definitely get involved on campus with clubs and programs that inform your interests and get connected with professors and pre-law advisors! It can be really difficult to navigate the pre-law track because there is not a lot of structure, so using your resources wisely is crucial.