Career Services Mission Statement:
Emerson College Career Services advances student and alumni ability to utilize their creative and intellectual talents as professionals and entrepreneurs.
Career Services is dedicated to the career education, planning, and development of all Emerson College students and alumni. We take a student – alumni centered approach to:
- Collaborate with campus partners to maximize resources for student and alumni success.
- Provide industry knowledge and experiential learning opportunities which complement their academic programs.
- Facilitate networking opportunities between alumni, students and employers.
- Prepare students for the diverse work environments they will be entering.
- Empower students and alumni to become confident and resilient in their own career management.
Directions to Career Services
216 Tremont Street is located across the street from the Cutler Majestic Theatre, one half block from the Boylston T stop on the Green Line, and two blocks from the Chinatown T stop on the Orange Line.
Monday-Friday from 9:00am-5:00pm.
Carol K. Spector, Director of Career Services
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
Blaine Butler, Associate Director, Employer Engagement and Marketing
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!
Gerry Garvin, Assistant Director, Liaison to School of Communication
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
Jessica Chance, Assistant Director, Liaison to Alumni and Graduate Students
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
Marissa Shallcross, Assistant Director, Liaison to School of the Arts
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
Catherine Rodriguez, Administrative Assistant
College & Major: Framingham State University, B.A. Sociology; Emerson College, M.A. Integrated Marketing Communication
Favorite Food: Latin and Korean
Favorite Places Traveled: Spain, St. Maarten and Roatan Honduras
Emily Smedick, Assistant Director, Experiential Learning
College & Major: St. Mary's College of Maryland, B.A English; Bowling Green State University, M.A College Student Personnel
Favorite Food: Tamales and Southwestern
Favorite places traveled: New Zealand and Paris