Director of Career Services
I am the Director of Career Services at Emerson College and I have been here for eight years. In this role, I oversee the staff and programs in Career Services. I also build relations with many campus partners, such as Alumni Relations, the LA Center, Academic Affairs and other Student Affairs departments. This provides opportunities for Career Services to collaborate with others and provide more resources. I love working at Emerson. The students are so passionate and creative end everyday, there is a new story!
College & Major: Mass College of Liberal Arts, BA Sociology; M.Ed. Higher Ed Administration
Simple Pleasures: I enjoy cooking, exploring new restaurants and watching soccer games
Interesting Fact: I lived in England for one year and worked in Career Services at the University of Southampton, UK
Associate Director, Employer Engagement and Marketing
I’m the Associate Director for Employer Engagement and Marketing, and have been with Emerson for over five years. Prior to my role in Career Services, I served as the Employment Manager in the college’s Human Resources department. My role in our office is focused on developing relationships with employers around the country to connect our students and alumni with internship and job opportunities.
College & Major: University of New Hampshire, BA Sociology
Favorite Places Traveled: San Francisco, CA, Paris & Loire Valley France, Amalfi Coast Italy, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai Thailand, The Hide Safari Camp Zimbabwe
Childhood dream job: I always wanted to be a TV Weatherman and would watch the Weather Channel for hours. To this day I still get excited during inclement weather and love storm watching!
Assistant Director, Liaison to School of the Arts
Hi! I am the career counselor for undergrad students majoring in Visual Media Arts & Performing Arts. In addition, I co-supervise the Peer Career Advisor Program with Jessica Chance, and I supervise our Graduate Intern. I’ve been working at Emerson for five years. Before Emerson, I worked as a social worker with children and in Oncology, but my career in Career Services actually started in college, when I worked at the front desk of Boston College’s Career Center!
College & Major: Boston College, B.A. in Human Development; Columbia University School of Social Work, M.S.S.W. Social Work
Favorite Place: Wolfeboro, NH & Narragansett, RI
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Coffee Oreo
Specialities and InterestsVisual Media ArtsPerforming Arts
Assistant Director, Liaison to School of Communication
I am an Assistant Director of Career Services and liaison to students in Writing , Literature and Publishing; Marketing; Communication Studies; Journalism; and CSD. I have been at Emerson for 10 years. Prior to this I was a part-time Career Counselor at Boston College working with alumni and students, and Director of the MBA Career Center and MBA Co-op Program for 7 years . In addition to this I worked at large companies in Marketing and Sales, and Outplacement and Executive Search for 12 years.
College & Major: Boston College, B.A. English; M.Ed. Counseling Psychology
Simple Pleasures: Walking my black cocker spaniel Tess through the Public Garden
Favorite Food: Purple Cow yogurt
Specialities and InterestsCommunication StudiesMarketing CommunicationsCommunication DisordersJournalismWriting, Literature, & Publishing
Assistant Director, Liaison to Alumni and Graduate Students
Jessica is an alumna of Emerson and loves giving back to fellow alumni and current students for career services and programming. When not working with a student or alumna in prep for their next interview or helping them network, she’s a professional actor in the New England area and working on some on written and as well as stage projects. In her spare time she’s reading a book or script or trying to keep her ear buds from falling out on her way to the train.
College & Major: Emerson College, B.F.A. Acting and Creative Writing; Lesley University, M.A. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Favorite Place: Any place warm, in the summer, on a beach!
Favorite Foods: Asian cuisines, Ben & Jerry’s and Gummy Bears
Specialities and InterestsAlumniGraduate Students
Assistant Director, Experiential Learning
Hello! My name is Emily and I am the Assistant Director of Experiential Learning in Emerson’s Office of Career Services. I started at Emerson in October 2016, so I’m brand new to the Emerson community! In my position I will be working with the credit-bearing internship process as well as creating programs that enhance student learning through experiences outside the classroom. Prior to coming to Emerson I worked at Wentworth Institute of Technology, running their new student orientation programs, and at Purdue University, coordinating a peer mentoring program for a scholarship program. I’m very excited to be working with the Emerson Career Services team!
College & Major: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, B.A. in English & Bowling Green State University, M.A. in College Student Personnel
Favorite Food: Tamales & everything Southwestern
Favorite places traveled: New Zealand & Paris, France
I am currently the Administrative Assistant and I help manage and oversee the registration and preparation for the annual New York Connection trip for Undergrad students, help with the preparations for our annual Internship Fair, manage our student workers, and more! I received my Masters in Integrated Marketing Communication at Emerson College, and have been at Career Services for 3 years.
College & Major: Framingham State University, B.A. Sociology; Emerson College, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communications
Favorite Food: Latin and Korean
Favorite Places Traveled: Spain, St. Maarten and Roatan Honduras
Marketing Communications Specialist
Anders has worked in higher education for the past four years with a previous role at Bridgewater State University as an Integrated Marketing Manager. With a background in Communication Studies, Anders takes an interdisciplinary approach to social media and content management using industry trends and market research to back best practices. His current position with Emerson College started in May 2017 and concerns the development of strategic communications which reflect the interest of Emerson students.
College and Major: Bridgewater State University, B.A. Communication Studies & Gender Studies
Favorite Food: Burritos (especially from OliToki)
Favorite Places Traveled: Cannes (France), Atlanta, & Chicago
Marketing and Employer Engagement Coordinator
Hi there! I’ve been working in Career Services as their Marketing and Employer Engagement Coordinator for a little over a year now. I graduated from Suffolk University in 2015 with a B.S.B.A in Marketing, and have been at Emerson ever since. In my role, I work a lot with employers and our LionHire job database as well as manage our social media and CareerBuzz.
College & Major: Suffolk University, B.S.B.A, Marketing
Favorite Food: Italian
Favorite Travel Experience: Spring break in Cork, Ireland
Hi! I joined Emerson’s Career Services team this year as a graduate intern. I also currently work as a graduate assistant at Salem State University in the Career Services Office, where I am finishing up my M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs. I was drawn to Emerson because of its reputation for creativity and innovation, and I’m hoping that while I’m here I can help students show those values in their future plans. I work with a lot of VMA students, but anyone can meet with me for help with a variety of career related topics.
College and Major: University of Connecticut, B.A., Human Development and Family Studies & Salem State University, M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs
Favorite foods: Ice cream!
Favorite animal: Cats 😻