Brandi joined Hobart and William Smith in 1999 and is responsible for strategic leadership and management of the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning. In addition to overseeing student career development programs, Brandi enjoys helping students to explore career options and engaging with alumni, alumnae and parents. She works with students in all career fields and with those interested in applying to graduate school. Brandi graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a master's degree in teaching and bachelor's degree in marketing.
Assistant Director/Pre-Law Adviser
Erin works with students and alumni/ne interested in careers relating to the for-profit sector such as finance, marketing, advertising, PR, insurance, real estate, and hospitality. She assists with career decision making, writing cover letters and resumes and interview preparation. Erin also advises pre-law students and provides information and assistance during the law school application process. She also supervises the Career Assistant staff, well-trained student para-professionals who are available to assist students with resume preparation. She graduated from St. Lawrence University with a master’s degree in counseling, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and communications from the State University of New York at Potsdam.
Warren Hamilton, D.M.
The pre-business adviser and an assistant professor of economics, Dr. Hamilton is available to help students plan and complete a course of study that will result in successful application to business school. He also provides information and assistance to students in the application process for business school. He holds a Doctor of Management degree from University of Maryland University College, a master's in business administration from Bryant College, and a bachelor's degree from Eisenhower College.
Scott MacPhail, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Health Professions Counseling and Fellowship Advising
Dr. MacPhail advises students interested in careers in the health professions and students applying to nationally competitive fellowships. Prior to joining HWS, Scott was an academic advisor at the University of Rochester specializing in health professions advising. Scott holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in English from Indiana University – Bloomington, a master of fine arts degree in creative writing from the University of Idaho, a master's degree in English from State University of New York at Stonybrook, and a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Chicago.
Michele works with students and alumni/ae interested in careers relating to the not-for-profit sector, social/human services, government, arts, public service and sciences. She assists with career decision making, writing cover letters and resumes and preparing for interviews. Michele also supervises the Career Assistant staff, well-trained student para-professionals who are available to assist students on a walk-in basis with resume preparation. She has a master's degree in counseling from Canisius College and bachelor's degree in psychology from St. Bonaventure University.
RJ works with all first-time users of the office, specifically first-year students, in finding their career passions. He guides students as they learn to use the Career Pathways program to explore different career paths, reflect on their own personality type, and start to consider their workplace preferences. RJ also coordinates the job shadow program, which allows students to gain invaluable, first-hand experience with professionals working in their field of study. He also supervises and trains the career ambassadors, which assist in presenting the Pathways program and introducing the Career Services Office to first-year students. RJ graduated from SUNY Oswego with a master’s degree in Educational Administration, and from SUNY Fredonia with a bachelor’s degree in Education.
Jackie generates internship and job opportunities with alums, parents, and employers for students interested in the “for-profit” sector such as finance, advertising/marketing/PR, media, insurance, real estate, fashion and publishing. To give students first hand exposure to these career fields, Jackie arranges on-campus presentations and leads student events to New York City, D.C., and Boston. She works closely with students on professional development and transferrable leadership skills. Her formal education is from Penn State University in business psychology and organizational leadership.
Ami Cammarota Ford '00
Ami graduated from William Smith in 2000, earning a dual bachelor’s degree in Economics and Writing & Public Policy. While at Hobart and William Smith, she was a member of the 1997 national championship field hockey team and participated in the South America study abroad program. Ami helps students connect with internship and job opportunities in the non-profit sector, social services, human services, government, the arts, public service and the sciences. Ami partners with alumni, alumnae, parents and employers to offer experiences which prepare future HWS graduates to be professionally competitive while building meaningful careers.
Career Services Administrator
An integral part of the Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Education, Jacki assists in providing career services to students, alumni and alumnae. She is also responsible for outcome management goals, event coordination and office management. Jacki trains and supervises student assistants and provides oversight of all day to day activities of the Career Services office.
Emily Rogowski '12
Emily works closely with the For-Profit and Non-Profit teams, researching individual career opportunities for current students as well as alumni/ae. Drawing on her client-services background in customer relations at Vineyard Vines’ corporate headquarters, she enjoys running the “Ready, Set, Go!” workshops that acquaint current students with Career Services’ many program offerings. She also helps to coordinate the Professionals in Residence Speaker Series and maintains an extensive database of current internship opportunities. A 2012 graduate of William Smith with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Media & Society, Emily was a four-year student-athlete on the Swimming & Diving Team and worked for three years in the Office of Admissions as a tour guide and senior intern. She spent her Junior spring semester studying abroad in London, where she interned at the Rooster public relations and digital communications agency, and as a sophomore co-founded Hope House, the residential theme house for cancer research and awareness that is active on campus today.
Career assistants are well trained student para-professionals who are available to assist students on a walk-in basis with resume preparation. Drop-ins are available in the Career Library of the Career Services office.
The Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate a comprehensive process that assists students in realizing and fulfilling their career objectives.
Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Learning
300 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-3514
Fax: (315) 781-3515
Location: The Salisbury Center for Career Services is located on the 1st floor of Trinity Hall
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CA Resume Drop in hours Spring 2015: