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Janet Etzel

Student Success Advisor
Janet Etzel


119 Lewiston-Auburn College

Contact Information

Phone: 753-6519

Janet is the Student Success Advisor dedicated to Leadership Studies students.  She holds a B.S. in Community Health Education and an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling. She is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maine, a National Certified Counselor (NCC) a National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC), a Master Career Counselor (MCC), and a Certified Corporate Coach. After working for the MES Foundation providing career and educational counseling and co-founding a small Maine company that provided individual and corporate coaching and career counseling services, she joined the staff of the newly formed Early Student Success Office at USM, and in 2009 she became a Student Success Advisor at the LAC campus. She also teaches career related classes. In her spare time she enjoys reading non-fiction, true crime books, and cats.


Congratulations to 11 of our students who recently completed their internships!

Katherine Brostek
     Preble Street

Andrea Cooper
     AARP Maine

Huda Daud
     Maine Immigrant & Refugee

Dominic Desjardins
     Woodfords Family Services

Benjamin Gauthier
     A & L Laboratory
     A Divisioin of Granite State
     Analytical, LLC

Kayla Gelinas
     St. Mary's d'Youville Pavillion

Joshua Jacques
     IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

Vanessa Nadeau
     DHHS Child & Family
     Services/Adoption Agency

Rachel Normandeau
     Catholic Charities of Maine
     Refugee & Immigration Services

Amy Pelchat
     Central Maine Medical Center

Gabriella Rojas
     Brown Dog Inn