Tamara Clarkson

Senior Career Consultant

Tamara Clarkson has nearly a decade of experience coaching and mentoring MBA students, MBA alumni and executives. As former Associate Director of MBA Career Development at Rice University, Career Services Consultant at Purdue University, and founder of her own counseling business, Tamara understands the breadth of career paths for an MBA as well as the inherent challenges that come with a career pivot. She specializes in helping high-achieving professionals navigate their careers, and her work has helped candidates identify career possibilities, create networking strategies, position themselves competitively, and negotiate higher salaries at employers including Goldman Sachs, McKinsey & Co., Apple, Amazon, etc. Tamara has a master’s degree in professional counseling and a bachelor’s degree in art history from Texas State University.