Rachel Yang Antoun, Assistant Director of External Affairs, works closely with Associate Director in developing relationships with external organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in the U.S. and abroad. In addition, she provides support to students in all aspects of their internship search by conducting workshops on internship and career searches, holding one-on-one advising sessions, providing written recommendations, and more. She also organizes MSFS DC Days and the NYC Trip.
Before joining the MSFS program, Rachel worked at the University of Michigan as the Program Coordinator in their Confucius Institute and most recently as the Graduate Coordinator serving PhD students in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department. She has also spent a considerable amount of time living and working abroad, namely in Taipei, Taiwan and Beijing, China.
Rachel earned her M.A. in Higher Education from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in International Affairs from James Madison University.