Our Team

Career Planning and Development Staff

Manager of Career Planning and Development: Dina Bergren

Dina Bergren, Manager of Career Planning and Development, has been with Walden for over 14 years. She started as a Student Success Advisor in 2006 and transitioned into Career Services in 2008, assuming her current Associate Director role in 2015.  Prior to Walden, Dina Bergren held positions as an Assistant Director of Education, Career Advisor, and National Admissions Representative at two technical colleges.  Her experience also includes freelance partnerships with trainers and consultants on career-related projects. Dina enjoys helping adult learners build workplace skills, navigate career transitions, and find inspiration in their professional lives. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Grinnell College and a M.A. in Human Resource Development from the University of St. Thomas.

Specialist Career Advisor: Denise Pranke 

Denise Pranke, Specialist Career Advisor, joined the Career Planning and Development team in 2011 after serving in the role of Student Success Advisor for four years. Prior to Walden, she held positions as a program coordinator, adjunct instructor, and academic advisor in public, private, and community-based adult education programs. Denise has an M.Ed. in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota.

Contact Information

Visit the Career Planning and Development website at: https://careercenter.waldenu.edu

Contact our team at: careerservices@mail.waldenu.edu