<a href="/people/staff/ajbernard">Allyson Bernard</a>

Allyson Bernard

Operations Specialist
Office: Project Center
Phone: 508-831-5260
What do you do at the CDC? As a member of the operations team, I spend a lot of time working behind the scenes with data and technology, like the post-graduation and internship surveys and our career services management tool. Additionally, I get to work with employers on interviews, educational programs, and career fairs and meet with students for a few hours a week. Background I joined the WPI Career Development Center in 2012 after receiving my Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering at WPI. What is your favorite spot on campus? ... View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/jennid">Jenni DelVecchio</a>

Jenni DelVecchio

Administrative Assistant VI
Phone: 508-831-5260
What do you do at the CDC? I am a member of the Operations Team and provide support to anyone who has contact with the Career Development Center. My responsibility is to connect employers, students, staff and faculty with the person who will be able to answer their questions and best serve their needs. Background I joined the Career Development Center in April 2019. I graduated from WPI and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychological Sciences with a concentration in Management. I have experience working in the mental health field, in sales, and managing a dental practice. ... View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/jldillon">Jaime Dillon</a>

Jaime Dillon

Recruiting Specialist
Phone: 508-831-5260
What do you do at the CDC? I am a member of the Operations Team and provide support to anyone who has contact with the Career Development Center. My responsibility is to connect employers, students, staff and faculty with the person who will be able to answer their questions and best serve their needs. Background I joined the Career Development Center in February 2017. Prior to joining WPI I worked as the director of member services at a fitness center and office manager at a large church. I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English from Allegheny College. ... View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/egallant">Eileen Gallant</a>

Eileen Gallant

Operations Coordinator
Office: Project Center
Phone: 508-831-6154
What do you do at the CDC? I support the employer and student/alumni team at the Career Development Center. I regularly interact with students and employers and manage the logistics of workshops and career fairs. My administrative responsibilities include purchasing supplies, processing all invoices, posting staff and student worker positions, on-boarding all newly hired employees and managing the scheduling and payroll for over 25 student workers. Background I began my career in higher education at WPI in September 2012. ... View Profile
Erika A.S. Hanlan

Erika A.S. Hanlan

Career Counselor
Phone: 508-831-5440
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers What do you do at the CDC? I meet with students and alumni to discuss strategies for exploration of careers and career paths, while providing training on tools and resources that can be used to assist with the journey. Working alongside students and alumni, I enjoy being another set of eyes and ears as we consider next steps and general direction. My favorite conversations to have are around the results from the MyPlan assessment tool, identifying the themes that become visible, and then using this as a way to guide the career exploration process. ... View Profile
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Steve Koppi

Stefan Koppi

Executive Director, CDC
Office: Project Center
Phone: 508-831-5260
What do you do at the CDC? I work with our industry partners and internal constituents to set a strategic direction for the Career Development Center (CDC) as part of WPI’s division of Academic and Corporate Engagement. We offer expert advice and services to help employers attract top talent and connect with the many resources at WPI. Students and alumni benefit from the CDC’s many connections to industry and our excellent career services and co-op programs. ... View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/adlaungani">Amanda Laungani</a>

Amanda Laungani

Assoc Dir Co-op/Career Service
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers   What do you do at the CDC? I help students and alumni with all types of career related questions in drop-ins and appointments from what do I want to do with my life to how to I start writing my resume.    Background I Joined the WPI Career Development Center in August of 2014. I hold a Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in College Students from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Bryant University. ... View Profile
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Heidi Morton

Heidi R. Morton

Career Counselor
Office: Project Center
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers What do you do at the CDC? I primarily work with students, in one-on-one appointments and during walk-in hours, on resume, personal statement, and cover letter critiques; preparing for interviews and conducting mock interviews; job and internship searching; and more. I also help out with various other office projects such as the website, presenting workshops, writing Tipsheets, and working with the volunteers for the career fairs. Additionally, I am on the campus Safe Zone Committee. ... View Profile
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David Ortendahl

David Ortendahl

Director, Corporate Relations
Office: Project Center
Phone: 508-831-5831
Pronouns: He/Him/His What do you do at the CDC?   As Director of Corporate Relations, I manage the employer-facing services and the Employer Team at the CDC. I regularly communicate with executives, managers, and recruiters as well as WPI faculty, students, and alumni. Through this work I develop relationships with companies as they engage with WPI talent and consult on university connection strategies. ... View Profile
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Bailey Rand

Bailey Rand

Associate Director, Operations
Office: Project Center
As Associate Director of Operations, Bailey and her team work to ensure the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the cross-cutting services and processes in the office including marketing, communications, event planning, technology systems, customer service, and data collection and analysis.  The team also supports employer recruiting services like on-campus interviews and information sessions.  In addition, she advises students on a range of career related topics through one on one appointments.  Before leading the operations team, she was a member of the employer relations ... View Profile
<a href="/people/staff/jlsmith">Jessica Smith</a>

Jessica Smith

Career Advisor
Office: Project Center
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers What do you do at the CDC? As a Career Advisor, I meet with and help WPI students and alum with their career exploration needs during drop in hours and appointments. Background I first came to WPI as a ACUHO-i intern in Residential Services in May of 2015, that November I joined the Residential Services staff as a Complex Coordinator and had been in that role the past three years. Back in the spring of 2018 I volunteered part time in the Career Development Center gaining experience and skills in the field for my own professional development. ... View Profile