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Career Center Staff Members
Amanda Baker, Assistant Director, email@example.comAmanda Baker is currently an Assistant Director in the Career Center at Johns Hopkins University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a minor in psychology from Shippensburg University; her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2001; and her Master of Science in Counselor Education in 2005, both from The Pennsylvania State University. She has over 10 years of experience in education and 8+ years of experience as a career counselor. She has instructed in a variety of settings including early childhood, secondary education, higher education, and professional. Ms. Baker is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Distance Certified Counselor (DCC), and Master Career Counselor (MCC). She serves on the Ethics Committee of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) and is a past president of the Maryland Career Development Association (MCDA).
Chelsea Haring, Associate Director, firstname.lastname@example.orgChelsea Haring joined the Career Center in 2008 as an Assistant Director. She now serves as the Associate Director of Alumni Career Services. As part of her role, she provides alumni 0-5 years out of full time programs in KSAS and WSE with career counseling appointments. Chelsea telecommutes from the office to provide working alumni with appointments up until 8pm eastern time most days. Chelsea has worked in career services for over seven years and enjoys working with students and alumni in all disciplines. Chelsea holds a Master of Arts Degree in English from Portland State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Eastern Oregon University . Chelsea grew up in the Pacific Northwest and loves hiking, camping, yoga and spending time with her family.
Dawna Reeves, Interim Director, email@example.comDawna Milligan Reeves has worked at the Career Center at Johns Hopkins University since 2003. Prior to that, she worked in career services at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Dawna grew up in a family that valued entrepreneurship and thus assumed a variety of roles, including accounting, marketing, public relations, and management at a young age in her family’s restaurant business. As an undergraduate she majored in anthropology with a focus on folklore, Latin-America, and classics. Working as a career counselor, Dawna has had a variety of academic specialty areas including social sciences, humanities, engineering, business, and communication and performing arts but throughout her career Dawna’s continuing passion has been internships. Having personally experienced the impact of career-related experience on her career goals and having researched its positive impact on college students’ academic and career paths, Dawna is a fervent believer in the importance of internship experiences for students.
Emily Calderone, Assistant Director, firstname.lastname@example.orgEmily Calderone joined the Career Center in October 2008 and currently is an Assistant Director and Career Counselor. She has 10 years of experience working in higher education in a variety of offices, including Residence Life and Alumni Relations. Emily holds a Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Muhlenberg College. She is a converted Orioles and NY Islanders fan. In her spare time she loves to trail run, cook, watch movies and play with her daughter.
Evelyn Davis, Dossier Coordinator, email@example.comEvelyn Davis joined the Career Center as Dossier Coordinator in 2000 after a long career in the insurance industry. In addition to her dossier duties, she is also the Billing Specialist for the Career Center. When not at Hopkins, Evelyn is part of the events staff at Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens home games. She is also a long time volunteer at the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Sports Legends at Camden Yards Museums. She enjoys taking river cruises in Europe and visiting art museums, especially those that feature art by the Impressionist painters.
Julie Elliot, Career Counselor, Jellio21@jhu.eduJulie Elliot started working at the Career Center in September 2012 and is excited to be on a long-term temporary assignment. She received a BA in Government and Politics from George Mason University and an MEd in Student Personnel Services at the University of South Carolina. She has worked in career services for over 15 years at great institutions like Loyola University New Orleans and Scripps College in Claremont CA, where she held every position in the office from Career Counselor to Director. After living in southern California for 12 years, Julie is getting used to the cold weather and loves being closer to family and lifelong friends.
Krystle Wagemann, Employer Relations Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.orgKrystle Wagemann joined the Career Center as the Employer Relations Coordinator in 2012, but has worked at Johns Hopkins University since 2009. Prior to Hopkins, Krystle worked at her alma mater, St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Career Center, while earning her Bachelor of Arts in English. Krystle grew up in the Baltimore area and loves cooking, movies, board games and road trips
Sarah Gubara, Employer Relations Coordinator, email@example.comSarah Gubara, a 2011 graduate of Johns Hopkins, Before coming to the Career Center, Sarah worked at a PR & Marketing Firm in the Washington, DC area serving clients in the non-profit, business, and entertainment industries. While at Hopkins, Sarah held multiple internships in marketing and student affairs. She continues to be heavily involved in the Hopkins community. Sarah completed an internship as an Alumni Career Services Intern working with JHU alumni clients.
Sarah Reifer, Assistant Director and Career Counselor, firstname.lastname@example.orgSarah Reifer is an Assistant Director and Counselor at the Johns Hopkins University Career Center. While Sarah joined the Career Center's team in 2013, she has been at Johns Hopkins since 2007 and previously worked with alumni leadership groups at the School of Arts and Sciences. Sarah received her Masters of Science in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University and her Bachelor of Arts from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, where she studied Psychology and Art History. Though Sarah has a humanities background, she enjoys working with students from all disciplines. A Pennsylvania native, Sarah is a current Baltimore urbanite and enjoys all that Charm City has to offer.
Contact Tracy Carter, Senior Assistant Director, email@example.comTracy Carter joined the Johns Hopkins University Career Center in 1998. Prior to this, she worked in case management/social work for a community psychiatric rehabilitation facility. Tracy holds a Master of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. A native Baltimorean, Tracy is a lifelong Orioles fan and remembers when the Colts played in Baltimore! She enjoys traveling to tropical locales, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.
Career Center Student Assistants are students who help other students at various stages of the career process. They can help you make an appointment or create a J-Connect account, and several are trained to review resumes and cover letters as well as assist with job or internship searches. If you are a JHU student interested in working at the Career Center, please contact us at 410-516-8056 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Clarissa Alfes
Clarissa is a Sophomore from Lake Mary, Florida. As an aspiring Pediatric Psychologist, Clarissa is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Art History. This is her second year working at the Career Center as a Peer Assistant and as a Desk Assistant. She is also a Clinical Research Assistant at the Bloomberg Children's Center, Research Assistant for the JHU School of Medicine Psychiatry Department, Community Service Chair of the Women's Club Lacrosse team, Counselor for Camp Kesem, and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. During her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, and traveling.Miceile Barrett
Miceile Barrett is a current sophomore, majoring in Mathematics and pursing the pre-med program. On campus she plays varsity field hockey and is a Woodrow Wilson Research Fellow. Along with her job at the Career Center, she is a 2 year mentor in the Incentive Mentoring and enjoys running and Miss Shirley's. She just returned from a 2 week trip in Ecuador and can't wait to go back!Katie Calabro
Katie is junior computer science major from Long Island, New york. She is a TA for introduction to programming, and a web designer at the Career Center. She interned at Microsoft in the Summer of 2013 and will be interning at Apple in summer 2014. At Apple she will be working on iOS. She wants to work on mobile development as a full-time job. She loved to watch tv, including shows like Law & Order, the Blacklist, Downtown Abby, Suits, the Middle, Modern Family, and many others.Genevieve Crawford
Genevieve Crawford is a sophomore double-major in Economics and International Studies. She is from Denver, CO and has been an avid skier since age two. This is her first year working as a desk assistant in the Career Center. In her two exciting years at Hopkins, she also has held positions on the JHU Spring Fair Community Marketplace Committee, Milton S. Eisenhower Marketing Committee, and is a Member of The Salant Investment Team. She really enjoys traveling, and from her experiences abroad, she holds interests in international development, healthcare economics and global gender inequality. She is also probably one of Hopkins' biggest pizza fans.Nathalia Gibbs
Nathalia is a junior working her second year at the career center as a Peer Assistant. She is Neuroscience major Romance Languages Minor from Union, New Jersey. Her main hobby is photography, you can find her around campus with her camera or backstage at one of the school concerts. She is involved in News-Letter, CCS, and RAP. She absolutely adores frozen yogurt.Gerard Hampton
Gerard is currently a junior from Connecticut and is a double major in Public Health and the Classics. This is his third year working at the Career Center as a Peer Assistant and Desk Assistant. On his free time he is either getting beaten up on the Rugby Field or looking for new ways to get involved on the Johns Hopkins campus. Gerard hopes that Hopkins will help him to find his passion and lead him to a successful career.Bridget Hampton
Bridget Hampton is a freshman from Connecticut. She is on the Field Hockey team and is thinking about majoring in Public Health and minoring in Psychology. She is the youngest of four with three older brothers, all of whom attend Johns Hopkins as well. Bridget is working as a Desk Assistant at the Career Center. On her free time she tutors teenagers at ACCE High School or is on the practice field. Bridget hopes that Johns Hopkins will help her find her passion and lead her to a successful year!Cera Hassinan
Cera Hassinan is a freshman majoring in Neuroscience hoping to go to Med School when she graduates. This is her first year as a desk assistant at the Career Center. She is originally from Phoenix, Arizona but doesn’t mind the snowy days here at Hopkins. In her free time she is playing soccer on the Homewood field, or dancing in her dorm room.Keely Herring
Keely is a Sophomore, and this is her first year as a Desk Assistant for the Career Center. She is from Princeton, New Jersey and plans to major in International Studies with a minor in Latin American studies. Keely is involved with several groups on campus including the JHU Squash Club, JHUMUNC, and also volunteers as a tour guide.Shanaz Hossain
Shanaz is a junior double majoring in neuroscience and molecular and cellular biology, aiming to eventually become a doctor. This is her third year working in the Career Center and she works as both a desk assistant and peer assistant. She is a member of HERO, the on-campus EMS service that responds to medical emergencies. Outside of HERO, she is also a member of SHARE, NeuroJays and SASH, and she enjoys playing piano in her free time. Shanaz is a local from Baltimore so if you need any tips on where to go, don’t hesitate to ask!Noah Joachim
Noah is a junior Writing Seminars major minoring in Entrepreneurship and Management. He is a member of the Varsity Men's Tennis team at Hopkins, and has just recently moved from Sparta, New Jersey to sunny Marco Island, Florida. When Noah is not in class or on the tennis courts, he spends his time watching the newest TV shows, Disney movies, and working out.Sara Martinez
Sara Martinez is the Internship Assistant at the Career Center. She is a senior Natural Science and Anthropology double major. Returning from studying abroad in Italy in Spring 2013, Sara is excited to finish off her fourth and last year of working at the Career Center. In her free time she is mentoring on the Leadership Team for the Mentoring Assistant Peer Program (MAPP), volunteering for Circle K International (CKI), or working on her senior Baltimore bucket list. With a unique mixture of excitement and butterflies, Sara plans on moving to New York City after graduation to work for a nonprofit and earn a Masters in Nonprofit Management at The New School.Maria Luisa Navarro Sanchez
Maria Luisa is a junior Public Health Studies major from Mexico, minoring in Entrepreneurship and Management. She is a TA for the Biostatistics class and a member of Stressbusters and the Running Club. She also enjoys doing research at the Bloomberg School of Public Health and is currently working in a project related to HIV and Hepatitis C in Baltimore. She has worked at the Career Center for the past two years, first as a desk assistant and now as a peer assistant, and she sincerely thinks this is the best job on campus.Jairo Portillo
Jairo is a senior majoring in biomedical engineering, hoping to enter the medical device field. This is his first year working in the Career Center and he works as both a desk assistant and peer assistant. He is an officer member of JHUNICEF, a member of SHPE, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and previously served as a Resident Advisor. Jairo enjoys a variety of film and tv, arguing with people on the internet, long walks on the beach, and helping people find careers.Lily Thompson
Lily is senior originally from Appleton, WI. She is studying neuroscience with a cognitive concentration and minoring in Spanish for the Professions. This is Lily's third year at the Career Center; her second as a peer assistant. When she is not working or taking classes, Lily is involved in many leadership positions on campus including Women's club soccer, Salud and Outdoor Pursuits. This past summer, Lily was part of the Community Impact Internship Program which she loved especially since she had the opportunity to explore Baltimore more. Lily in the future hopes to attend medical school back home in the Midwest and become a family physician.Jonathan Ung
Jon is a junior in the Mechanical Engineering department concentrating in aerospace. You can find him working in the Career Center as a peer assistant. Outside of school and work, he is interested in drumming, video games, food, running, the Walking Dead, and imagining humanity crawl into the bowels of deep space. Jon is also involved in the JHU Phonathon, the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, the JHU chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Student Council, the SGA Judiciary, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. After he graduates, Jon is planning to get married to his wonderful fiance and either pursue a fifth year Master's degree here at Hopkins or move into an aerospace-related field. However, he is also considering consulting and politics.