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Introducing our 2022-2023 Psychology Department Student Workers

You may have seen them around the Psychology Department this year, but if you haven’t gotten the chance to meet them yet, our 2022-23 student workers are Katie Holmes and Gabriela Arcangeli!

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes ‘23 is a senior double-major in Psychology and Communications with a business minor in Retail Studies, and she is also a member of SCU’s Honors Program. She is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and has spent the last 3 years getting involved at Santa Clara! In addition to being a student worker in the department, Katie is also the Lead Psychology Peer Advisor who is in charge of managing our team of Psych advisors and facilitating meetings with Psychology students who have questions about their classes, schedules, and four-year plans. Outside of the Psych Department, Katie has gotten involved by being on the executive board of CHAARG, a member of the Retail Management Institute, and participating in off-campus Greek life. In her free time, she loves reading, baking, exploring the Bay Area with her friends, and traveling the world with her family! As she approaches graduation in the Spring, Katie is looking forward to applying her Social Psychology skills to the business world by entering into a career in consulting, account management, or marketing.

Gabriela Arcangeli ‘24 is a junior double majoring in Psychology and Child Studies. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA. Along with being a student assistant she is a Lead Peer Advisor for the Psychology Department and is a part of the Honors Program at Santa Clara. Outside of Santa Clara, she is a Crisis Hotline Counselor for the Bill Wilson Center. Gabriela is an avid sports fan and enjoys following football, basketball, and Formula 1. Additionally, she loves getting creative in the kitchen, spending quality time with her friends, and listening to Taylor Swift music. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) where she hopes to work in a residential treatment setting specializing in trauma and addiction.