Director & Senior Assistant Dean
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Secret Skill: Public Speaking
Over the course of his career, Roger Woolsey has worked as an award-winning college professor at Boston College, in senior leadership positions in the marketing and advertising industries, and most recently as a Director of the Career Center at Colby College. During his five year tenure at Colby, Rog used an entrepreneurial approach to develop programs and initiatives ranging from industry specific affinity groups to an innovative career development curriculum designed to prepare students for post-graduate success. Rog's interests include integrated marketing communications, entrepreneurship and career development. Rog and his team are working collaboratively with faculty, staff, alumni and parents to create innovative programs, communities, and opportunities for students on and off-campus.
Our career advising staff is cross-trained to provide general career/job search coaching to all students. As our mission is to support all student interests, each member of the team has specialty areas of expertise and programming. All career advisors help students with career strategy, planning, and applications processes. They also conduct workshops and organize career panels on career exploration/job search topics.
Hometown: Nova Scotia
Secret Skill: Gardening and Cooking
Kathryn provides individual and group career coaching and job search advising, primarily to seniors, and oversees development of a strategic marketing/outreach plan for the office. She oversees and manages internship-related activities, office participation in internship consortia, and our annual job shadowing program. Her areas of expertise include career coaching, online portfolios, and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Expertise: Social Media, Online Presence
Secret Skill: Weaving Yarns (Knitting & Storytelling)
Chandlee provides career/job search coaching to all students, with particular emphasis on junior and senior year. Chandlee helps students implement job search strategies for both leave-term and entry-level work opportunities. She is a co-author of The Twitter Job Search Guide and enjoys working with students on social media and online presence.
Hometown: Robesonia, Pennsylvania
Secret Skill: Outdoor treks, cooking
Matt provides career coaching to all students and also consults on leave-term opportunities, graduate school, and post-college life. A graduate of Colby College and the University of Oregon, Matt has also taught at both institutions and served within the schools’ centers for writing and academic skills enhancement. Prior to joining the Center for Professional Development team, he spent the last eight years coaching and counseling faculty members at Harvard Business School. He’s excited to be working with students on all aspects of professional and personal development. Outside of work, Matt enjoys travel, writing, and getting out into New England’s wild areas.
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Secret Skill: Experimental Cooking
Kate provides individual and group career advising/coaching to students at all levels of academic progress, with an emphasis on advising first- and second-year students. She leads office outreach/marketing efforts and enjoys her job because of the interactions she has with students. Kate works with student leaders, faculty, and staff to organize and present programs across campus.
Our employer relations team works with organizations seeking increased visibility on campus, where they can actively promote opportunities to Dartmouth students and collect application materials through our office. The team manages our high-volume Recruiting Program and helps students with application submissions and interview scheduling.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Fun Fact: Diehard Hockey Fan
Monica oversees our year-round employer relations efforts, including the Recruiting Program, and the annual Employer Connections Fair. She advises employers on marketing and recruiting strategies, as well as employment and compensation trends. Monica also provides advice to students, primarily seniors, regarding the job/internship application process, interviewing protocols, and offers.
Assistant Director for Internships & Employer Relations, Pre-Law Advisor
Hometown: Halifax, Vermont
Secret Skill: Loves making omelets; hopes to own an omelet diner one day.
Leslie serves as a member of the Employer Relations team and as a career advisor. Leslie coordinates internship relationships across campus and further facilitates and develop new programming initiatives – including job shadowing, industry-specific programming, and networking opportunities with parents and alumni. Prior to joining Center for Professional Development, Leslie worked as the Assistant Director for Internships and Employer Programming and Career Counselor at Colby College. She's also worked in career offices at Denison and Ohio University. In her spare time, Leslie is active with ACPA’s Commission for Career Development and as an Alumni Association board member of her alma mater, Plymouth State University.
Hometown: Little Compton, Rhode Island
Secret Skill: Baking, Oil Painting, and Interior Decorating
Fiona assists in the management and implementation of the office’s recruiting program, which includes resume drops, career fairs and on-campus interviewing for both internships and entry-level positions. She enjoys interacting with employers and promoting a variety of opportunities for students. As an undergraduate, Fiona studied English and then went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching. Prior to working at Dartmouth, Fiona was the Assistant Director of Student Activities at Trinity College in Hartford, CT. She is very excited to be part of Center for Professional Development and looks forward to continuing to support the needs of undergraduates.
Community Outreach Coordinator
Hometown: Lubbock, Texas
Secret Skill: Future Secretary of Education and expert shopper
Jennifer coordinates outreach opportunities for minority and underrepresented groups on campus. She works to promote employment and internship opportunities as well as avenues for finding funding resources. She enjoys being able to work closely with Dartmouth students and looks forward to increased programming within the affinity groups. Jennifer was a History major and a Dartmouth '13 and looks forward to being a member of the Center for Professional Development family.
These invaluable members of our team keep our website updated, our programs scheduled and running, and the office open!
Hometown: Greenville, North Carolina
Secret Skill: Experienced RPG Gamer
Drew, serves as the office receptionist and enjoys greeting students and visitors. In addition to scheduling counseling appointments, Drew helps advertise programs and tracks student/alumni utilization of Center for Professional Development.
Hometown: Hartland, Vermont
Secret Skill: Snowmobile Safety Instructor (Past Board Member, Vermont Association of Snow Travelers)
Bonnie serves as the first point-of-contact for students/alumni applying to professional schools and/or inquiring about transmittal of recommendations/dean’s certifications to law schools. Bonnie loves interacting with students, creating marketing materials, and coordinating the planning and scheduling of programming/workshops. She also schedules office events and provides department wide administrative support and special project assistance.
Career Information Coordinator
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Secret Skill: Working extensively with horses
Patrice, who loves the technical aspect of her job at Center for Professional Development, oversees the office website. She increases and maintains online internship and entry-level job postings, including the Student Internship Survey database. Patrice also serves as our in-house tech advisor and the office liaison to outside vendors.
Hometown: Havana, Cuba
Fun Fact: Parent of a Dartmouth ’12
Maria manages the day-to-day financial activities of the department and assists in management and implementation of the career fair and on-campus interviewing for internships/entry-level jobs. She is the Grant Administrator for the Ellwood H. Fisher and Maurice R. Robinson internship funds. Maria, who loves working with students at the College, also represents the office to external constituencies, including employer representatives. She’s your go-to person if you’re applying for an internship that requires a statement about academic credit.
Last Updated: 12/3/13