Meet Kate

Assistant Director, Employer Relations
Phone:  207-581-1359
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Kate Axelsen Foster is our Assistant Director for Employer Relations. For over twelve years, she has enjoyed working in student affairs, helping students transition from college to careers. Kate completed her M.Ed. in Student Development in Higher Education, with a Concentration in Counseling, at the University of Maine while interning at the Career Center.  It was here that she discovered her passion for career services.  Kate has worked in residence life here at UMaine, as well as the University of Southern Maine, Syracuse University, and Colby-Sawyer College. Kate also worked for Tyler Technologies for 2 years before returning to higher education.  Kate received her bachelor’s degree at Roger Williams University. She is originally from Falmouth, Maine. Kate enjoys working with employers to recruit and hire UMaine talent, and helping students explore and achieve their strengths, talents, and career options.