Christina Godfrey

Christina Godfrey

Program Coordinator


Carolina Donor Services

Durham, NC USA


It is possible to find fulfilling and satisfying work with "just" an undergrad degree.

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Graduated with a BA in Environmental Policy with no idea of what I actually wanted to do.
Started work for the University of Florida medical school in clinical trials research.
Moved to NC for a job. Very unhappy and quit after a few months.
Worked for a corporate concierge company in personal assistance and event planning.
Laid off!
Part-time contact work in clinical research. Worked hard to make the position full-time.
Accepted a position at the University of North Carolina medical school as the Program Coordinator for a cancer research study.
Accepted current position with an Organ Procurement Agency in family services.

Education

High School
Buchholz High School
Bachelor
Environmental Science
University of Florida

Career

Program Coordinator

Coordinate events, grief resources, and information requests for families.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Non-Profit Organizations
Medicine
Upholding a Cause and Belief

Day to Day

Provide donation outcome and support resources to the family of deceased organ, tissue, and eye donors.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Customer service and organizational skills, listening skills, the ability to be determined, positive, and compassionate.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

Bachelors Degree followed by an internship or volunteer work with a transplant hospital or Organ Procurement Agency

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

graduate
Graduate
Clinical/Medical Social Work
graduate
Graduate
Human Donation Science

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"You need to choose a specific career and obtain an advanced degree"