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Dirk Welch

Director, Career Management Center
Clark Student Center


Mr. Dirk Welch is the Director of the Career Management Center & Testing Services along with the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights. As an Adjunct Instructor, he teaches Professional Development in Business. 

Mr. Welch has over 25 years of experience leading programs and services designed to equip students with the skills necessary to live the life they dreamed of and thrive! He cherishes every opportunity to help students reach career development goals, whether in his day to day role or in the classroom environment. 

Mr. Welch enjoys traveling with his wife and son, with their favorite destinations being all things Disney. He likes to stay active, particularly participating in and watching sports. In 2016, he was MSU's Rec Sports Indoor Triathlon champion (he then retired to go out on top!).

Institution Degree Graduation Date
The University of Northern Iowa Bachelor of Arts
Iowa State University Master of Science
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Director 05/01/2003
Bridgewater College Director 03/01/2000 05/01/2003
Texas A&M University Professional Counselor 09/01/1997 03/01/2000