Team of experienced career services professionals supports Sanford students with securing internships and jobs that fit their policy area interest and unique skills, backgrounds, and preferences, and supports policy employers with their talent needs.
Sanford Career Services team guides students as they prepare professionally for lives of leadership, civic engagement, and public service.
Sanford students and alumni are prepared to navigate their professional paths by aligning their unique values, skills, and goals in the interest of public service.
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Assistant Dean of Career Services & Professional Development
Dr. Chamberlin provides overall strategy for comprehensive and integrated career and professional development center servicing Sanford students. She holds PhD in Educational Leadership from Iowa State University and MA in Public Policy from the University of Northern Iowa.
Director of Employer Relations
Carmella leads departmental employer relations strategy to identify, expand, and manage internship and job opportunities for Sanford graduate and undergraduate students. She holds MA in German Literature, History, and Sociology from Freie Universität Berlin and BA in German Studies from Bard College.
Director of MPP Career Advising
Elizabeth provides career advising to all MPP students, with the exception of international MPP students and MPP students interested in International Development. She also serves as lead Handshake platform administrator. Elizabeth holds BS in Anthropology and Marketing from Tulane University.
Director of Global Careers
Dr. Pratt provides career advising to MIDP students, international MPP students, and MPP students interested in International Development. She holds PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Binghamton University and BA in Art History and Environmental Science from Williams College.
Director of Undergraduate Internships and Marketing/Communications
Suz provides internship-related career advising to undergraduate Public Policy students. She also leads departmental marketing and communications strategy. Suz holds MA in Mass Communications from San Jose State University and BA in English/American Literature from University of California, Santa Cruz.
Career Services Operations Coordinator
Jeff coordinates operations/project management, data/reporting, budget/finance, communications/marketing, technology/platforms/vendors, and event planning/implementation. He holds MA in Educational Leadership and Administration from Western Michigan University and BA in Secondary Education and Teaching from Aquinas College.