Jim Bretl, M.S.
   Senior Director

(402) 280-3060
    Fax:  (402) 280-3450
    E-mail:  jbretl@creighton.edu  
    Office:  Creighton Career Center, Harper Center - Suite 2015


Jim Bretl has worked in the Career Development Field and Student Affairs in Higher Education for 33 years at four different Midwestern universities. Prior to Creighton, Jim spent 22 years at Marquette University in Milwaukee and served as the director of Marquette's Career Services Center from 1996 - 2003. He came to Creighton in December of 2003.

Jim is responsible for directing the Employer Relations activities of the Career Center, providing career programming for students & recent alumni, counseling career-changing alumni and supervising the overall activities of the Career Center.  Jim is actively involved in the new EDGE Program at Creighton and manages NEXUS, an internship program with non-profit agencies in Greater Omaha.  

Jim has an undergraduate degree from Northern Illinois University (1980) and a master's degree in Student Development from St. Cloud State University (1982).  Jim lives on a small farm in rural Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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