Patty joined Boston University in August 2010. She holds a bachelor of arts in applied English from Western New England College and a master of education in student personnel administration in higher education from Springfield College. Outside of work, Patty enjoys spending time with family and friends, is passionate about cooking, and enjoys entertaining, hiking, kayaking, traveling, and reading.
Martha has been with the Center for Career Development for 13 years, counseling students from all colleges and majors. She enjoys facilitating the process of gaining knowledge about one’s values, skills, interests, and personality strengths. She earned her undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in criminal justice and obtained a master of education degree with a concentration in counseling from UMass Boston. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, jogging, and volunteering to help grieving families cope with their loss.
Terry, a Boston University alumna of the College of Liberal Arts (now the College of Arts & Sciences), joined the Center for Career Development as a career counselor in January 1988. In addition to providing individual career counseling, Terry develops and presents programs for the BU community on a range of topics related to career development. Outside of work, Terry enjoys listening to music, reading, attending dance performances, going to the movies, and socializing with friends and family.
Eleanor joined Boston University in December 2010. Eleanor works to increase students’ awareness of the office across campus, including on the website, through social media, a weekly newsletter, and career development related events and programs. She received her bachelor of arts in religious literature and history from Smith College and her master of arts in religious studies from the University of Chicago. In her spare time, Eleanor can most often be found with her nose in a good book, making dinner with every pan in the kitchen, or visiting her family’s farm in Vermont.
Kimberly joined the Center for Career Development in June 2009. In her role, Kimberly is committed to building partnerships with a wide range of constituents to enhance the services and resources offered through the office. Kimberly holds a bachelor of arts with a double major in psychology and sociology from Coker College and a master of science in counseling from the University of Vermont. In her free time, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her daughter (a college student) and son (a recent graduate), hiking, traveling to places far and near, and appreciating theater, music, and dance.
A native of the Boston area, Donna has worked for the Center for Career Development since September 1987. Among her myriad responsibilities, Donna manages front desk operations, schedules space for programs and workshops, and provides assistance to students, alumni, and staff who come into the office. In her spare time, Donna enjoys spending time with her daughter, cooking and baking, reading, taking long walks, attending dance performances, going to the movies, and listening to music.
Doug joined the Center for Career Development in April 2012. In his role, Doug counsels students and alumni, as well as facilitates workshops and programs on a number of topics including networking, resume and cover letter writing, graduate school, and more. Doug received his bachelor of arts in economics from Brown University, his master of arts in philosophy from Tufts University, and pursued doctoral studies in philosophy at Harvard University. Outside of work, Doug’s interests include sports, politics, and the arts. He also enjoys camping with his family and coaching youth soccer, baseball, and basketball.
Jessica joined the Center for Career Development in September 2011. In her role, she works to increase students’ awareness of the office across campus, online, in print, in person, and through social media. Jessica graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University with her bachelor of arts in journalism and communications studies, and has plans to pursue her master of science in advertising at BU. In her spare time, Jessica loves to travel abroad, cook, practice yoga, read, hang out with her friends and family, and partake in anything pop-culture related.
Deb joined the Center for Career Development in March 2010. In her role, Deb counsels students, as well as facilitates workshops and programs on a number of topics from networking, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and more. She has a bachelor of arts in French and French literature from the University of Wisconsin and a master of science in human resource development from Northeastern University. She is fluent in French and loves practicing other languages as well, including German and Spanish. She enjoys baking for fun occasions and practicing yoga. She loves animals and has a black cat with a one-inch tail.
Erin joined the Center for Career Development in June 2012. In her role, Erin is responsible for monthly data collection and reporting of CCD activities, as well as managing the student desk assistants at the new Center for Student Services. Erin holds a MEd in higher education from Harvard University and a BA from Tufts University. Outside of the office, Erin enjoys travelling near and far, cheering on Boston sports teams, and playing competitive flag football.
Krystyn joined the Center for Career Development in May 2013. Krystyn works for both the Educational Resource Center and the Center for Career Development, where she co-manages the Student Ambassador program, facilitates workshops, and oversees the scheduling of activities on the first-floor CCD-ERC space at the Center for Student Services. Krystyn graduated from Boston University with a BS in Health Sciences in May 2011 and received her MS in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University in May 2013. In her spare time, Krystyn enjoys playing basketball with friends, cooking, and spending time with family.
Corinne began working at Boston University in January 2002. She graduated from Boston College with a bachelor of arts in psychology with a concentration in management. As the recruiting coordinator, she manages on-campus activities (interviews and information sessions) for employers and helps students with the recruiting process. She also assists both students and employers with BU CareerLink. Outside of work, Corinne loves to read and cook.
Jesse joined the Center for Career Development in 2011. In her role, Jesse counsels students, as well as facilitates workshops and programs on a number of topics from networking, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and more. She graduated from Boston College with a bachelor of arts in psychology and communications and a master of arts in higher education administration. Outside of work, Jesse enjoys baking and decorating cakes, dancing, and boating. She also volunteers at a dog shelter and hangs out with her own adopted black lab named Onyx.
Colleen joined Boston University in October 2012. Colleen has more than 20 years of experience in career services and has worked extensively with employers and students alike. At the CCD, she oversees all aspects of the campus recruiting program and works to bring a variety of employers to campus. Colleen holds a master of education in counselor education from Penn State University and a bachelor of science in psychology from the State University of New York at Oswego. Colleen, her husband, and two sons all hail from upstate New York and thoroughly enjoy spending time on Cape Cod. In her free time, Colleen can be found socializing with family and friends as well as spending time outdoors.
Heather joined the Center for Career Development in December 2005. Prior to her arrival, Heather worked in corporate human resources departments, specifically on the university and college relations programs. With a background in helping students find intern, co-op, and entry-level full-time positions, Heather seeks to bridge the gap between students and employers. She holds a bachelor of arts in religion from Mount Holyoke College. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and gardening.
Melissa joined the Center for Career Development in October 2012. Her primary responsibilities include managing correspondence, scheduling, assisting in maintaining office budget, and coordinating travel planning for conferences and meetings. A native of mid-coast Maine, Melissa originally came to the area to attend Boston University where she received her B.A. in both music and Italian studies. Outside of work Melissa keeps up with her music interests as well as being a competitive runner. She loves cooking, long walks, traveling, anything artsy, and talking about Italy.
Samantha joined the Center for Career Development in August 2013. In her role, she works to develop new internship opportunities for BU students. Samantha received her bachelor of arts in psychology from Gettysburg College and her master of education in higher education and student affairs administration from the University of Vermont. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends and family, and spending time outdoors.
Peter joined Boston University in 1992. He works with students and alumni from all disciplines, but he focuses on the College of Arts & Sciences students and graduates. He is particularly interested in working with students and alumni in assessing their interests, skills, values, and personality preferences and connecting that information to majors and careers to explore. He holds a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Wisconsin and a master of education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. In his spare time, Peter enjoys playing and watching basketball, exercising, and cooking for family and friends.
Temitayo (Temi) is a junior in Sargent, studying human physiology. She is a first-generation American with hopes of becoming a surgical oncologist. Outside of academics, Temi enjoys music, dancing, and community service work.
Dyllan is a junior in the School of Management studying finance and marketing. When he is not buried in books, he is either working on a community service project, cooking, or dancing. Upon graduation, Dyllan hopes to become a management consultant, and travel all over the world helping organizations succeed to the best of their abilities.
Miles is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying mathematics and statistics. In his free time, Miles enjoys discovering new music and making playlists, snowboarding, exercising, and watching movies and TV. Miles is also involved in the Community Service Center, BU Vegetarian Society, and BU’s chapter of Students of the World. After graduation in May 2015, Miles intends on earning his MA in statistics.
Zach is a junior in the School of Management studying business administration with a concentration in finance. In his free time, Zach likes to watch and play sports (especially basketball). He also enjoys listening to all types of music, including hip-hop and rap, traveling to different countries, spending time at his lake house in Maine, and hanging out with friends. After graduation, Zach plans to work for a prestigious firm in the greater Boston area and eventually attend graduate school.
Rama is a junior in the School of Management. As an international student, she travels often and wants to pursue a career that allows her to continue to do so. Other than travelling, Rama enjoys going to the gym, eating, and appreciating art. She wishes that in the next couple of years at BU she can meet new people and help them make the best of their time here.
Allie is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, studying art history and international relations. Outside of school she enjoys listening to indie folk, reading, and gardening. After graduation Allie plans to join the Peace Corps and volunteer around the world.
Tom is a junior studying public relations in the College of Communication. He enjoys being outdoors, travelling, cooking and writing in his free time. Tom serves on the executive board of the College of General Studies Dean’s Host, is a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America and volunteers for the Community Service Center. Tom’s passion for helping people is something that he wants to continue doing in his professional life after college.
Sera is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences double majoring in economics and psychology. She was born and raised in The Boogie Down Bronx but currently resides in Yorktown Heights, NY. After she graduates, she wants to get an MBA and go into the field of Entertainment Marketing, particularly in the television and film industry. Sera loves watching old cartoons, creative writing, meditation, and philosophical conversations.
Nick is a sophomore in Sargent College studying behavior and health. He is from Stoneham, MA. In his free time, Nick likes to play sports such as basketball and soccer. He also enjoys hanging out with his family and friends. At BU, Nick is also a member of the Occupational Therapy Association and a Multicultural Weekend Host. After he graduates in 2016, Nick plans on going to graduate school to study occupational therapy.
Rashid is a junior in the School of Management studying business administration with a concentration in marketing. In his free time, Rashid enjoys listening to hip-hop and R&B. He also enjoys watching and playing sports (especially basketball) and spending time with family and friends. After graduation, Rashid plans to work for a reputable marketing firm in the greater Boston area and potentially attend law school.
Mike is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying international relations with a minor in public health. Mike’s passions include traveling, skiing, cooking, and anything adventurous. Mike is also involved in the College of Studies Dean’s Host program, Global Public Health Brigades, and is Vice-President of Boston University’s chapter of Students of the World. After graduation, Mike hopes to pursue a master’s in public health and work to promote greater public health internationally.
Dvisha (Dee) is currently a senior in the School of Management studying Finance and Law. After she graduates in May 2014 with a BS in business administration, her plans include working in the field of finance and possibly earning her MBA and/or law degree later in the future. She is currently the Vice President of Finance for Delta Delta Delta. Dee is originally from Los Angeles and plans to live in any major city after graduation. She decided to attend BU because it would be a new experience living on the east coast. She enjoys cooking and baking, dancing, and travelling across the world.
Rebecca is currently a senior studying photojournalism in the College of Communication. A true COM student, she constantly is writing and taking pictures as both the Senior Editor and Director of Photography for Her Campus BU. She has an obsession with photography, followed by slightly smaller obsessions with fashion and writing. After graduating from BU, she hopes to pursue a career in photography in the magazine industry. On campus, Rebecca is also the Marketing Director of Omega Phi Alpha, a member of ED 2010 at BU, and a Photojournalism Teaching Assistant. She is originally from Jericho, New York.
Sydney is a sophomore in the College of General Studies majoring in Biology Education with a minor in Biology (Pre-Med). After graduation she wants to participate in “Teach for America” and later attend medical school. Outside of her academics she enjoys playing sports and hanging out with friends.
Dara is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in history with a minor in art history. When she’s not busy touring perspective students as an Admissions Ambassador, she can be found visiting museums around Boston, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. On campus she is also a member of Sigma Kappa. Dara is a New York native and plans to move back upon graduating to pursue a career in arts administration as well as a master’s degree.
Briana is a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences majoring in international relations. When she’s not in class or at 100 Bay State Road, Briana can be found in local Boston public high schools teaching health education as a member of Boston University’s chapter of Peer Health Exchange. After she graduates in 2016, Briana plans on earning her law degree. Outside of school activities she enjoys hanging out with friends and travelling to new and exciting places.
Andres “Andy” is a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is double majoring in Political Science and International Relations, with a minor in Spanish. Andy has a passion for helping people help themselves. He enjoys political activism and empowering youth. His other interests include baseball, basketball, and journalism. He also takes pride in being Latin American, or what he calls “having the best of both worlds.”
Originally from Maine, Sean is a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, studying sociology, education, and gender studies. In his spare time, Sean enjoys movies, politics, and travel. He is interested in college counseling, youth mentorship, and education policy and plans to pursue further studies of K-12 education.
Tiana is a senior in both the College of Communication and College of Arts and Sciences, studying broadcast journalism, psychology, and philosophy. In her spare time, she enjoys Hula dancing, hiking, yoga, and going to the beach. In the future, Tiana hopes to host her own talk show.
Medina is a senior double majoring in Advertising and English in the College of Communication and the College of Arts and Sciences, respectively. This is her third year working as the Marketing Assistant at the CCD. She is also president of the Snowboarding Team on campus. After graduating in May, Medina plans to return to her home state of California to work in the Ski & Snowboard industry. In her free time, Medina enjoys reading, photography, and tweeting.
Paul is a senior in COM studying advertising. He enjoys watching old and new movies and playing soccer. He hopes to work at an advertising firm or a film and media production company after he graduates.
Lana is a senior in COM studying non-profit public relations. When she isn’t doing community service, Lana enjoys finding hidden parks and immersing herself in novels. She hopes to found a battered women’s shelter in Africa that offers musical and theater therapy.
Elle is a sophomore in CAS studying political science. She likes reading, playing guitar, and bike riding. She hopes to become a political speechwriter after she graduates.
Bekah is a sophomore in CAS studying environmental analysis and policy. She enjoys singing, playing volleyball, speaking in a British accent, and exploring new places. Bekah hopes to pursue environmental law and begin traveling around the world after she graduates.
Elie is a senior in CAS double majoring in history and political science. He enjoys playing guitar and singing. Elie hopes to attend law school after BU, open his own law firm, and eventually become involved in Massachusetts politics.
Kayla is a senior in CAS double majoring in psychology and political science. She is part of an all female hip hop team called Vibes at BU. In the future she hopes to be a criminal psychologist.
Tania is a sophomore in CFA and CAS and is planning to double major in painting and chemistry. She hopes to pursue a career in crime and forensics, but her favorite hobby is drawing pencil portraits of her friends. She also enjoys traveling in Europe and brushing up on her French.
Kristen is a senior in CAS studying biology with a concentration in cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics. She likes to play soccer, watch Bones, work with children, and volunteer at CityLab. In the future she wants to be a researcher for a genetics company.
Michaela is a sophomore in COM studying public relations. Her hobbies include listening to music, shopping, and reading. After graduating, Michaela hopes to move to New York City and work for a PR company.
Eddy is a senior in COM studying public relations. He loves to play sports with his friends and thoroughly enjoys eating. He hopes to work in professional sports representing a team as a public relations specialist.
Kim is a senior in SMG and is thinking about concentrating in entrepreneurship and marketing. She loves to travel and hopes to work in the cosmetics or entertainment industry after graduation.
Jessie is a junior in COM studying film and television. She is also minoring in political science. She is an avid member of BU’s On Broadway, the campus musical theater troupe. She also enjoys politics, Netflix-watching, and coffee. She would love to work as a staff-writer for a comedic television show.
Melanie is a senior in COM studying advertising. She is also minoring in Judaic Studies. Her hobbies include speaking Hebrew and radio broadcasting. She hopes to go into advertising or PR for a Jewish organization.