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Chris Averette

STEM & Pre-Health Career Coach


Chris Averette is a career coach serving the Stem and Pre-health student population. Her main responsibilities include providing assistance to the Stem and Pre-health students regarding career options, job and internship placements, and career planning, which includes assistance with Handshake, resume writing, and interview skills.
Before she was in her current role, Chris was a Senior One Stop Counselor. At One Stop, she helped establish the student assistants training program, mentored and coached students in their positions at one stop, and implemented a professional development plan for them.
In her free time, Chris loves all things UT Sports, reading, going to the movies, and finding the best restaurant spots in the Knoxville area.

What types of students do you see?

STEM majors in Arts & Sciences and any student looking to go into a pre-health field

What are your top 5 Clifton Strengths?

Empathy, Responsibility, Intellection, Context, Adaptability


Associates- Roane State Community College- General Studies

Bachelor’s – University of Tennessee – Anthropology

Master’s – Seattle University – Master of Criminal Justice with a Specialization in Victimology