Brandi joined Hobart and William Smith in 1999 and is responsible for strategic leadership and management of the Salisbury Center for Career Services & Professional Development. 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 of Arts in Teaching and Bachelor of Science in Marketing.
Career Services Administrator
Jackie assists students in scheduling career advising sessions regarding resume and cover letter writing, networking with alums, and job and internship opportunities. She also coordinates employer visits and oversees publicity of Career Services Events. Working closely with students and alums for the past several years at HWS allows her to be a liaison for both. She received her degree in business from FLCC and is continuing her education with Penn State University in Organizational Leadership.
Warren Hamilton, D.M.
Pre-Business Advisor and 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 of Business Administration from Bryant College, and a Bachelor of Arts from Eisenhower College.
Scott MacPhail, Ph.D.
Assistant 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 in Creative Writing from the University of Idaho, a Master of Arts in English from State University of New York at Stonybrook, and a Bachelor of Arts 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 her Master of Science in Counseling from Canisius College and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from St. Bonaventure University.
As advisor to first-years, Kim enjoys helping students find their career passions and explore career possibilities. She administers career assessments and assists with job shadow placements. Kim is also passionate about teaching students how to network using social media. She graduated from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale with a Master of Science in Higher Education and from Hanover College with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration.
Assistant Director, Pre-Law Advisor
Kathy assists students with fine-tuning their career goals and revising cover letters and resumes. She works with students in the for-profit sector (Advertising, PR, Marketing, Sales, Media, Publishing, Finance, Law, Architecture, Real Estate, Sports Management, and Entertainment). In addition, Kathy serves as a pre-law advisor and provides specialized help to students in identifying jobs and internships in human resources and biotechnology research fields. She earned a Master of Science in Counseling from the State University of New York at Brockport and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the State University of New York at Cortland.
Steph develops relationships with alumni and employers by organizing on-campus visits and multi-day site visits for students interested in Finance, Advertising/PR, and Entertainment. She generates job and internship opportunities in Advertising/PR, Sales, Marketing, Media, Publishing, Finance/Banking (non-Wall Street), Law firms, Architecture firms, Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Insurance, Consulting, Sports Management, Sports Marketing, Journalism, Media, and Entertainment. While earning her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Dartmouth, Annear traveled extensively, studying Spanish at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla in Puebla, Mexico, and at the Proyecto Lingüístico Quetzalteco de Español in Xela, Guatemala.
Miranda generates careers and internships in a range of areas including government, not-for-profits, sciences, fashion, and the arts. She develops relationships with employers within these fields to connect students with opportunities in these arenas. This includes bringing field-specific Professionals in Residence speakers to campus, leading the Day on the Hill/Fashion/Arts trips to DC and NYC to give students firsthand exposure to a variety of career fields. Miranda earned her Master of Public Health from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Bachelor of Arts in International Religions with the University of Washington.
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 during the following hours:
Fall 2012 drop-in hours
Hours to be posted in early September
The Salisbury Center for Career Services collaborates with internal and external partners to facilitate a comprehensive process that assists students in realizing and fulfilling their career objectives.
The Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development
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.
Drop-In Resume Review Hours for Spring 2013:
Monday 1-4 p.m.
Tuesday 12-2 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thursday 2-5 p.m.
Friday 3-5 p.m.