Cynthia V. Nichols

Associate Director, Career Education

About Me

Cynthia Nichols has been called a "career architect" because she is dedicated to helping students build their career plans brick by brick. She is the Associate Director of Career Education at Arcadia University, who also has 10 years of Human Resources (HR) experience. Her HR expertise provides her with a foundation for educating Arcadia’s students and alumni on the secrets of effectively navigating the career planning process, from the employers’ perspective.

In addition, Cynthia is an adjunct professor who developed a 2-credit Strategic Career Planning course. She teaches these 7-week classes, twice a semester. These career development courses empower all levels of undergraduate students in defining and achieving their professional goals. Read this article to learn more about the ID 125 course: Trouble Planning Your Career? This Office Can Help! 

In her spare time, she is passionate about interior design, especially the beauty of mid-century modern and Zen spaces. She also practices yoga and meditation, which help her achieve serenity for herself and a calm place to support students and alumni. To gain clarity on your career goals, connect with Cynthia Nichols in the Office of Career Education.


Charleston, West Virginia

Home Country

My Expertise

Career Education, Human Resources, MBTI Certified, Training & Development, Project Management, PowerPoint Design