Marissa Shallcross

Assistant Director, Liaison to School of the Arts

Marissa Shallcross

Marissa meets with most School of the Arts students and its alumni less than 5 years out.

Hi! I am the career counselor for undergrad students and recent alumni who studied or are currently studying Visual Media Arts. In addition, I co-supervise the Peer Career Advisor Program with Carol Spector, and I supervise our Graduate Intern. I’ve been working at Emerson for over five years. Before Emerson, I worked as a social worker with children and in Oncology, but my career in the 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
Areas of Expertise: VMA students and Recent Alumni
First Job: Lifeguard

Specialities and Interests

Visual Media ArtsPerforming Arts