Kristen Herder

A Short Biography

      Kristen's roots lie in Portage, Michigan where she grew up and graduated from Kalamazoo Christian High School. Her interest in Electrical Engineering comes from her curiosity and love for creative problem solving. In her spare time, she enjoys leading Calvin's Soccer Club, studying other languages, and serving as a senior representative for the honors student council. She has participated in two study abroad programs in Europe.

      Kristen has worked as an intern for two years in the Automotive Electronics Business Unit at Johnson Controls Incorporated, three years as a peer tutor, and two years as the SWE student leader for the engineering department. She has a strong interest in the application of electrical engineering in the automotive and medical fields and is seeking entry-level work in one of these industries.