Inside Linfield - Career Development

Welcome to Catalist!

Catalist is a program and website run by Linfield Career Development dedicated to connecting community members with our talented Linfield student freelance contractors. Here, you will find students with unique talents and professional skills for one-time or short-term freelance contract positions and specialized services.

Catalist is specifically for one-time or short-term freelance contract positions. Do you have an internship, part-time or full-time position opening? Please post these on Cat Connect, our online job board for students!

For any questions relating to Catalist please reach out to the Career Development office in Melrose 010 or email

The Catalist

If you would like to contact any of the students below, please email

Riley Clayeux
Writing (Food & Beverage)

"A foodie and writer, combining two of her passions in the form of a blog. Looking to collaborate with local businesses and alumni!"

Cristina Ortiz
Writing/Translation (Spanish/English)

"A native Spanish speaker with high proficiency in translating and interpreting for Spanish/English needs. Experience with translations and interpreting including within medical settings."

Liam Pickhardt
Writing/Photography/Social Media
Website:, Instagram: @liampickhardt

"Adventurer, traveler, writer, photographer; simply a doer of all things; so, describe me how you wish. But most importantly, I am a storyteller. Seamlessly blending photography, design and writing, I work on crafting stories, and I would love to help you craft your story. Whether it be for one event, one publication or for an extended period of time, I will help you craft your own, individually-designed story."

Hugh Hammons
Graphic Design/Fine Arts Design

"Digital and traditional artist working in multiple mediums and proficient in Adobe Creative Suite."

Claire Washburn

"Writing is my passion. I specialize in fiction writing and I'll write about anything if given the inspiration."

Jenae Kesey

Fine Arts/Homemade Crafts

"I work primarily in oil, acrylic, watercolor, and ink pens, focusing on landscape, boats, salmon, and other sea creatures. All work is inspired by Alaska." 

Caitlyn Lauchner

Fine Arts & Design, Food & Beverage, Handmade Crafts

Instagram: creative.with.cait

"Create, craft, and customize"

"I specialize in knitted goods and art in a variety of mediums and I love working with my clients to craft their ideal custom creation."

Linfield Students! Want to be part of Catalist? Contact to get started, and take a look at these resources:

Catalist Gatherings!

Our next Catalist Gathering, open to all students, will be:

Learn How to Run your Own Business with Marcus Johnson!

When: Noon, March 17th

Where: Career Hub (Melrose 010)

Marcus Johnson, Linfield's Entrepreneur in Residence, is an award-winning jazz musician, owner of his own record label, and founder and owner of his own wine label. Hear from the expert on starting your own business, the deeper "why," and Marcus' guiding principles toward success!


Catalist Mentors

As part of the Catalist program, we host workshops open to any Linfield student interested in learning more about different facets of owning a business, the gig economy, and professional development! Special thanks to our Catalist mentors who have led these workshops!

Courtney Zerizef, '08 Linfield Graduate
Founder and Consultant, Homeroom

Aaron Thomassen, CPA, '05 Linfield Graduate
Founder of My Personal BudgetHannah Michelotti, '10 Linfield Graduate
Founder and CEO of Articulate LLC

Savannah Fellers, '16 Linfield Graduate
Co-Founder and CEO, Reigns by Savannah Fellers

Cassie Fisher, '16 Linfield Graduate
Owner, Cassie Fisher Photography