Your Dedicated Excel Network Team


Dan Meier

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Dan coordinates and advises for experiential learning programs such as study abroad/away, international internships and service learning in the College of Arts & Letters. He has a bachelor’s degree from MSU and a master’s degree in International Studies from the University of Denver.  As a student/recent graduate, Dan studied abroad in Spain, taught English in Chile, and participated in a service learning program in India. He has over 10 years of experience in the fields of international education and nonprofits.

Contact Dan to learn more about study abroad/away options, international internship programs, or other experiential learning opportunities within the College of Arts & Letters. Call 517.355.0366 to make an appointment.

Victoria Morris

Internship Developer

Victoria serves as an Internship Developer at Michigan State University tasked with the daily challenge of connecting employers in the arts and humanities with internship opportunities to students that are interested in pursuing careers in these fields.  She spends her days coordinating with organizations and nonprofits to facilitate and formalize their programs to ensure both students and employers have a quality and symbiotic internship experience. 

Contact Victoria to explore your career options, discuss how to gain experience, review your resume or cover letter, or strategize your internship search! Email or make an appointment on



Christie Schichtel, LMSW

Career Consultant

Christie supports College of Arts & Letters students in exploring their career options, preparing for life after MSU, and connecting to future career opportunities. Christie joins the Excel Network team with a background in service-learning and community engagement initiatives. She has a Bachelor of Arts in French from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan.

Contact Christie to explore your career options, discuss how to gain experience, plan for graduate school, prepare for interviews, review your resume or cover letter, or strategize your job search! Email or make an appointment on


Cassie Feith


Cassie represents three of the six career communities: International Affairs, Law, & Government; Nonprofit, Education, & Social Impact; as well as Entrepreneurship, Business, & Innovation. She is currently a senior studying English Education in a secondary setting, with a focus on global education. She also holds a minor in Spanish. Cassie has studied abroad in Ireland, studying fairy tales, and in Germany, with a focus on Human Rights.


Mary Rooney


Mary works as the communications intern for the Excel Network and is in charge of creating the newsletter, updating the networks social media, and event planning. She is a current senior studying Film Studies and Media Information with a concentration on Film Production, as well as a minor in Anthropology and LGBTQ/Sexuality Studies. Upon graduation she plans on traveling abroad. 



Abigail Scott


Abigail works to support three of the Excel Network Career Communities: Publishing, Editing & Authorship; Design, Technology & Media; and Visual Arts, Arts Administration & Performing Arts. She is a current junior studying English and Professional Writing. This summer Abigail will be studying abroad in Ireland with the Literary Studies in Dublin program. After graduation she hopes to pursue a career in public relations. 

Career Communities

Entrepreneurship, Business, and Innovation

Visual Arts, Arts Administration, and Performing Arts

Publishing, Editing, and Authorship

Design, Technology, and Media

International Affairs, Law, and Government

Nonprofit, Education, and Social Impact