Bethany Godsoe is Interim Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs. She provides strategic leadership and oversight for the Center for Student Life, NYU Leadership Initiative, Student Affairs Research and Assessment, and Wasserman Center for Career Development. Bethany is committed to promoting innovative approaches to holistic student development; cultivating inclusive and engaged communities for students and staff within the Division of Student Affairs; and ensuring that students graduate with the skills, experiences, and relationships they need to thrive in their lives beyond NYU. See full bio.
Gracy Sarkissian is the Interim Executive Director of the Wasserman Center for Career Development and is responsible for the management and strategic direction of the organization. She brings over 15 years of experience in career development, admissions, and higher education administration. Gracy is committed to increasing access to career support and preparing students to launch meaningful careers. Through innovative career education programs, employer partnerships, and individualized coaching, she and the Wasserman team equip students and graduates with the skills, experiences, and connections required to succeed now and in the future. See full bio.
Joanne directs an array of programs and services related to global and multicultural career exploration, planning, and development. She maintains relationships with global partners to expand the professional scope of the NYU global network. Joanne previously lived abroad and worked in learning and development. Her higher education experience in the areas of admissions, recruitment, enrollment management, and operations includes Columbia University, INSEAD Business School, Murdoch University and St. Thomas Aquinas College. Joanne has a MA in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College a BA in Architecture from Barnard College. She holds a Professional in Human Resources Certificate and is fluent in Spanish. Participated in Diversity, Dream, Faith and Safe Zones.
Rebecca primarily works with undergraduate students but has worked with nearly every student population since joining the team 2010 as a Career Counselor. She loves helping students navigate their way through NYU and beyond. She has an MA in Higher Education Administration from NYU and a BA in Sociology from The George Washington University. Rebecca has studied and worked in Spain and Japan and still travels whenever she can, especially to destinations with good food. Closer to home, she enjoys reading, skiing, and spending time with family and friends. Participated in Safe Zone, Belonging Zone, Muslim Ally Zone, and Microagression Training.
Victoria oversees career education and student engagement, plans undergraduate events, coaches students, and manages some of Wasserman's resources and vendor relationships. Prior to coming to NYU, she has experience in academic advising, career coaching, and alumni affairs. Victoria earned a MS in Counseling from Shippensburg University and a BA in Psychology from Loyola University. In her free time, she enjoys travel and discussing the latest TV dramas. Participated in Safe Zone and Disability Zone.
Carlos' role allows him to collaborate closely with the Office of Global Programs in order to serve students, faculty, and staff across our NYU global sites. He has an M.Ed. in Higher Education from Grand Valley State University and a BA in Sociology from Michigan State University. Prior to Wasserman, Carlos' experiences included Career Development, Program Management, and International Admissions. Outside of NYU, he loves spending time with family, training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and exploring new places. Participated in Belonging Zone, Mindfulness Zone, Muslim Ally Zone, and Faith Zone.
Yaniv advises undergraduate students on career paths and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives at Wasserman. He previously worked at the University of Chicago, where he counseled students interested in careers in startups, arts, media, journalism, and non-profit organization management and development. He has also worked at non-profit organizations such as Democracy Now, the National YoungArts Foundation, the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, and the Spark Program. Yaniv earned his M.A. in International Relations at the University of Chicago and his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Florida International University. He grew up in Bogota, Colombia and identifies as a first-generation student. Participated in Belonging Zone, Minfulness Zone, Justice Zone, Microaggressions Training, Diversity Zone, and Dream Zone.
Cheryl primarily coaches undergraduate students currently, although she has experience coaching graduate students and alumni as well. She is the liaison to Nursing, Pre-Health, Public Health and pre-law programs. Cheryl also supervises the Graduate Career Assistants. Her previous work experience includes working in the fashion and legal industries. Cheryl has a BA in Psychology and Business from SUNY Albany and an MS Ed. in Counseling from CUNY Hunter College. In her free time, Cheryl enjoys yoga, biking, long walks, travel, the beach and spending time with her family. Participated in Mindfulness Zone, Safe Zone, and Microaggressions Training.
Liz spends most of her time at Wasserman coaching undergraduate students from across the University. Her previous career coaching experience, including at NYC Parks and Parsons School of Design, instilled an enthusiasm for helping students discover and translate their unique skills and interests into meaningful careers. Liz has a BS in Psychology from Union College and an MS in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY Albany. In her free time, Liz enjoys reading (outside in a park in nice weather!), fire escape gardening, baking, and spending time with friends and family. Participated in Safe Zone, Justice Zone, Dream Zone, Conversation Zone and Belonging Zone.
Nia provides career coaching to students, coordinates career development events and series, and manages Wasserman's peer education program. Her previous experience is in volunteer management, community engagement, mentorship, and college access & readiness in roles at non-profits, the NYC Mayor's Office, NYU and the NYC Department of Education. Nia has a BA in Communication Arts from St. Francis College and a MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU. When she's not working Nia loves to cook, volunteer, play trivia games, and travel.
Jack spends his time at Wasserman recruiting and working with students interested in serving with the Peace Corps. This ranges from describing the life of a Peace Corps Volunteer to providing application support. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia from 2018 to 2020, promoting fish farming as a source of nutrition and income within the Mambwe tribal region. Before this, Jack received a degree in Hydrological Sciences and Policy from UC Santa Barbara. Jack is now working towards his MS in Global Affairs at NYU’s Center for Global Affairs with a focus on the cross section of conflict and resource scarcity. In his free time, Jack likes to explore the city and daydream about sunny California.
Kate manages the graduate student team at Wasserman Union Square, which is focused on ensuring graduate students are empowered with the tools, coaching, and opportunities necessary for successful careers. Kate began her career as an IT recruiter for investment banks before moving into higher education, where she has worked in student affairs, academic advisement, career development, and employer relations. Kate is completing an EdD in Adult Learning and Leadership at Columbia's Teachers College. She holds a BS in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University, a MS in Human Resource Management and Development from NYU, and a MA in Higher and Postsecondary Education and an EdM in Adult Learning and Leadership from Columbia University. Kate enjoys chasing after her two sons in New Jersey and spending quality time with her friends and family. Participated in Faith Zone and Safe Zone.
Kelly joined the Wasserman Center as the Associate Director of Graduate Student Career Development in February of 2018. Prior to joining the Wasserman team, Kelly oversaw career and academic advising programs at colleges in Boston, Virginia and New Hampshire. She earned a MS in Career Development from the College of New Rochelle and a BA in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire. Kelly serves on NYU's Internationalizing Washington Square Graduate Student Sub-Committee and the Division of Student Affairs Professional Development Committee. She also co-facilitates the Division of Student Affairs Transition Learning Community. Kelly enjoys musical theater, hiking, kayaking and exploring new places. She is also a baseball fan whose goal is to see a game in every major league ball park. Participated in Safe Zone, Belonging Zone and Faith Zone.
Leslie enjoys connecting graduate students with organizations and alumni across industries. She brings human resources and recruiting experience along with career coaching and employer engagement to the Grad team at Wasserman. She earned an MA of Higher and Postsecondary Education from Columbia University and a BA in Art History and Sociology from Tulane University. Outside of work, Leslie enjoys listening to true crime podcasts, reality television, and spending time with family and friends. Participated in Mindfulness Zone training.
Miriam develops programming, leads career sessions, and coaches graduate students/recent alumni. She received her BA in American Studies from Barnard College of Columbia University and her EdM in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She leads several committees dedicated to innovating new virtual resources, including the Wasserman podcast and online career modules. Additionally, she manages the Coverdell Fellowship for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers pursuing graduate study at NYU. Prior to joining NYU and working in career development, Miriam spent five years in admissions. When she's not at work, she can usually be found watching Netflix, cooking up comfort food, listening to podcasts, and taking long walks around Manhattan. Participated in Belonging Zone, Safe Zone, Disabilities Zone, Justice Zone, and Microaggressions Training.
Danielle spends her time at Wasserman coaching graduate students, facilitating workshops across NYU's campus, and managing communications efforts for the graduate team. Previously, she held communication roles in both the non-profit and private sectors before pursuing her passion for higher education. Danielle has an MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU and a BA in English and a BAJMC in Public Relations from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. She enjoys traveling and discussing all things TV & pop culture.Participated in Justice Zone, Disability Zone, Safe Zone, UndocuZone, Indigenous Solidarity and Decolonization Training, Action Zone, Facilitation Training, and Muslim Ally Zone.
Fatim received her Bachelors degree in Psychology at Purchase College and her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, Graduate School of Education. Prior to joining NYU, Fatim conducted her graduate internship at Fordham Office of Career Services and joined the team as a Graduate Career Counselor. As a Career Coach at NYU Wasserman, she uses her counseling background to work collaboratively with Masters and PhD students as they navigate life transitions and support them through change. Outside of her role, Fatim is a contributing writer for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and is a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Fatim is excited to be a part of career services in higher education and continue to serve as an educator and advocate. Participated in Diversity Zone.
Mo enjoys helping emerging and established leaders explore their professional passions, chart career paths, and search for meaningful opportunities. In addition to supporting graduate student coaching at Wasserman, she runs a consulting firm that serves mission-driven organizations and individuals, and her practice includes managing executive searches and providing individual career coaching. For 12 years Mo has directed the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service (FELPS), a program of NYU’s Leadership Initiative and NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She also oversees the professional development of the undergraduate participants in NYU’s Presidential Internship Program. She currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service where she teaches the year-long capstone class on Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment.
Jennifer provides support for graduate students through career coaching and workshop delivery on a variety of career development-related topics. Her previous work experience within a student organization's career development department, through volunteering projects, and on the EY People Advisory Service shaped her passion to support students in finding their professional interests and navigating their pathways to the future. Jennifer has a BA in both Education and Psychology from the University of Washington, and is currently enrolled in the Higher Education and Student Affairs MA program at NYU. In her free time, Jennifer loves musicals and photography, and enjoys spending time with friends and families.
Karim supports graduate students’ career development through coaching and implementing career-related programs. In his previous role as a Peer Advisor at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, he specialized in working with international students and STEM students. This experience has truly fostered his passion for advising and supporting students’ future aspirations and career goals. Karim has a BA in Biology/Neuroscience (with a minor in Race & Ethnic Studies) from St. Olaf College, and is currently enrolled in the Biomedical Engineering MS program at NYU Tandon. In his spare time, he enjoys reading non-fiction and poetry books, watching Netflix, and spending time with friends.
Bob leads and oversees the Wasserman office operations in Brooklyn, including staff, coaching & programming, and stakeholder engagement. A multiple career changer with over 20 years at NYU, Bob has a BS in Finance from USC and a MS in Counseling from Fordham. Lifelong Vikings, Mets, and Knicks fan, and wistful poet.
Karen oversees employer recruitment and programming for tech positions, and also enjoys coaching NYU students and alumni. Prior to joining the Wasserman Center in 2017, Karen was head of Investment Banking Programs at Citi, where she focused on developing the careers of recent graduates, and before that she ran Employer Relations and Campus Recruitment at Barnard College. Karen began her career as an investment banker, first at Goldman Sachs and then Lehman Brothers. She has a MBA in Finance from Wharton and a BA in Economics and Mathematics from Yale. Karen enjoys skiing, Thai food, and commuting by Citi Bike. Participated in Microaggressions, Safe Zone, Belonging Zone, Undocuzone and Justice Zone.
Diana is a Senior Assistant Director at the Wasserman Brooklyn office, overseeing Student Employment training and development for students and supervisors, managing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) programming for students in STEM, and engaging with employers who want to hire diverse candidates in Tech. Throughout her 5+ years at Wasserman, she has worked in different cross-functional teams, serving both undergraduate and graduate students, and advocating for their needs in the areas of experiential learning, leadership development, and diversity and inclusion. Diana has an MA in Mental Health and Wellness from Steinhardt, a BSW from Rutgers University, and a certificate from NYU's Global Inclusive Leadership Management Institute. She was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, is a First-Generation student, and is fluent in Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, community service, and planning events. Participated in Safe Zone, Dream Zone, Disability Zone, Faith Zone, Justice Zone, and Belonging Zone.
Beth supports both undergraduate and graduate students at NYU as a career coach and is involved with career programming, with a specific focus on international students and STEM students. She has previous experience at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Career Center, where she supported all technology students, and within academic advising and teaching. Beth received a MS in Higher Education and a BA in History from The Pennsylvania State University, along with a Diploma in Coaching from NYU. Participated in Safe Zone, Belonging Zone, Justice Zone, and UnDocuZone.
Pat manages the front desk and the student workers at the Brooklyn office as well as assists all who visit. Pat joined the Wasserman Center in March 2014. Prior to working at Wasserman, she worked with the office of Undergraduate Admissions at NYU Tandon where she also worked with student workers. Pat attended the New York City College of Technology (former New York City Technical College). Pat likes to spend time with her family and friends, shop and just hang out. Participated in Safe Zone.
Shan coaches and implements programs to serve both undergraduate and graduate students, as part of the Brooklyn team. In her previous role as a Career Coach at UC Berkeley, she specialized in working with STEM students and transfer students, and oversaw pre-law advising and programming. Shan earned her Ed.M in College Student Affairs and BA in German Studies from Rutgers University. Outside of work Shan spends much of her time browsing Trader Joe's (her one true love), learning Italian, and daydreaming about/planning a trip abroad. Participated in Safe Zone, Mindfulness Zone, Faith Zone, Belonging Zone, and Microaggressions Training.
Samantha Lucianna Micek
Prior to joining Wasserman in 2019, Sam worked for the Office of Career Services at the NYU School of Law. Sam received an MA in Higher Education Administration and a BA in English and Politics from NYU. An NYU alum, she is excited to help NYU students make the most out of their college experience. She also serves as a mentor for both The Opportunity Network and America Needs You, where she supports first generation college students. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, rewatching Harry Potter and cheering on the NY Rangers. Participated in Safe Zone, Justice Zone, Muslim Ally Zone, and Diversity Zone trainings.
School of Professional Studies Team
Rachel oversees the NYUSPS Wasserman Center for Career Development. To ensure students are empowered to manage and reinvent their careers beyond NYU, Rachel creates strategy and initiatives rooted in career wellness. She continuously evaluates how career services and higher education can prepare the future leaders of the global workforce. She began her career in legal recruiting but due to the 2008 recession, reassessed her own professional path, and followed her interest in global higher education. She joined the NYU Stern School of Business in 2008 where she worked in MBA academic advising and career services. In 2012, she transitioned to NYUSPS to co-found a new career services unit which is the team she leads today. Rachel is a past recipient of the NYU School of Professional Studies Administrator of the Year award and her work has been recognized at various global industry conferences. She holds a MA from New York University in Higher Education and Student Affairs and a BA in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College. Participated in Safe Zone, and Mindfulness Zone.
Sue's responsibilities focus on data/assessment, marketing/communication, career mentoring and spearheading student club collaborations. Sue earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Education from Hofstra University. Prior to joining Wasserman in August 2018, Sue served in housing roles at St. John's University, Rutgers University- New Brunswick and Hofstra University. Sue volunteers frequently for NASPA- Region II as a way to give back to her profession and engage with peers. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sue has found her home in New York and enjoys coaching NYU students as they develop their future careers. When she isn't at work, Sue can be found spending time with her family, watching her favorite sports teams - the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Yankees - or lifting weights at the gym. Paricipated in Belonging Zone.
Tiffany oversees the office's operations & events as well as assists with employer engagement strategy and assessment. Prior to joining Wasserman in December 2018, Tiffany worked in Enrollment Management at Florida International University and CUNY New York City College of Technology. She earned her B.S. in Legal Studies from St. John’s University and her M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Florida International University. Tiffany is extremely passionate about access and diversity in higher education. She serves as Assessment Chair for the Latinx/a/o Knowledge Community of NASPA to support Latinx/a/o students and professionals through programming and mentorship. Originally from Orlando, Tiffany is excited to call New York City home and join the NYU family. In her free time, she enjoys the company of friends and family, shopping, reading, and playing with her parrot, Papaya!
Sasha oversees the Center’s career coaching strategy, as well as the development of career programming and resources for SPS students. Sasha is passionate about using coaching as a tool to help students facilitate self-discovery and determine and achieve their career goals. Before coming to SPS, Sasha spent a year working in the MBA Office of Career Development at the NYU Stern School of Business. Prior to joining NYU, Sasha spent five years working for both a large media agency and a start-up public relations firm. Sasha holds an M.A. from NYU in higher education and student affairs and a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Maryland. She also completed a Certificate in Coaching from NYUSPS. In her spare time, Sasha enjoys yoga, the outdoors, traveling, and interior design. Participated in Safe Zone, Disabilities Zone, Dream Zone, and Diversity Zone.
Nourine helps undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in building meaningful careers. Equipped with a strong experience in a variety of work settings and roles, Nourine’s career journey has been anything but conventional. Before coming to NYU she has worked with Pace University, NYC Department of Education and Columbia University in communications, professional development, career coaching, marketing, and event management roles. Nourine also brings with her a multi-function experience of working with Nonprofits and Banking and Financial Institutions from India. She holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Baruch College (CUNY), New York, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Marketing from the University of Pune, India. Outside of work, Nourine is a passionate volunteer and strongly believes in the ethic of “giving back”. She also enjoys cooking, nature, reading, and writing. In her free time, she is hooked either to her diary or her skillet.
Fabuola manages front desk operations at SPS Wasserman Center. She assists employers by providing them with resources to connect with NYU talent through our career portal, Handshake. Her previous work experience with Waldorf Astoria New York’s recruitment team has shaped her passion in helping students navigate their career path. She has a BA in Public Policy from SUNY Albany and a MS in Human Resource Management and Development from NYU. In her free time, Fabuola enjoys traveling, Broadway shows, and spending time with her family and friends.
Edwin's focus areas (in addition to working with all SPS students) include faculty engagement, global employer engagement, marketing and communications, and non-credit career development. Edwin is a career changer, with his prior experience having been primarily in event marketing and brand management; he has worked for the New York Stock Exchange, CME Group, and a digital marketing agency in Australia. Edwin has a BBA in Marketing from Hofstra University and a MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU. In his free time, Edwin enjoys weekend brunches and playing volleyball. Participated in Safe Zone.
Stephanie has extensive higher education and coaching experience in both the US and UK. She has held student and alumni advising roles at Columbia Business School, Fordham Graduate School of Business and London Business School. Stephanie received a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as a Master of Science in Animal Behaviour from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK. She completed her Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice in 2011 with ICF-accredited Full Circle Global in Edinburgh, Scotland. In addition, Stephanie was a member of the Munich production team for Captain Marvel and has nearly five years of animal keeper experience with domestic pets, as well as exotic mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. She is a beekeeper, volunteers with Wild Bird Fund and lives in East Harlem with her husband (an SPS alumnus!) and their cat and various foster pets.
Employer Engagement Team
Joe leads Wasserman’s communications and marketing work and plays a vital role on the Employer Engagement team building external relationships and supporting coffee chats, career fairs, and events. He has a BS in Marketing and Management from Fairfield University and MS in College Student Personnel from the University of Rhode Island. He has participated in Safe Zone and Disability Zone trainings.
Sasha returned to Wasserman in 2018 focusing on helping employers develop meaningful connections with NYU students via on-campus recruitment, career fairs, and other customized strategic programming. Prior to this role, Sasha previously worked as a member of the Graduate Student Career Development team from 2014-2017, followed by spending a year as a Campus Program Manager at Citi. Sasha has a B.A. in Psychology and Communications from University of Michigan (Go Blue!) and a M.A. in Counseling and Guidance in Schools from NYU. Participated in Safe Zone and Microaggressions Training.
Annette spearheads the management of Employer Relations and Special Events. She holds an MA in Elementary Education, a BA in Sociology, and an AA in Business Administration from New York University. Annette is most passionate about cultivating relationships with employers and increasing the pool of students that are hired by top Fortune 500 companies. For leisure, Annette loves spending time with her spiritual members, listening to music, and reading. Participated in Safe Zone, Diversity Zone, Disabilities Zone, Justice Zone, Dream Zone, and Microaggressions Training.
Ro provides specialized services to students with career interests in creative industries at the Wasserman Center and the NYU Production Lab. Ro began her career as an actor in theater, television, and film and has worked as a Marketing Manager for NBCU and as a Producer of Marketing & Distribution for independent film. Ro earned an MBA from NYU Stern and a BFA in Acting from Ithaca College. When not at work, she can be found winning games like Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders, and The Resistance. Participated in Conversation Zone.
Manager, Experiential Learning, Arts Career Preparation & Partnerships
Val enjoys connecting employers to NYU students. She previously worked as a graduate assistant in Student Life and Residence Life at Fordham University and CUNY John Jay College. She earned her MSEd in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College. In her free time, Val enjoys running, hiking and reading. Participated in Safe Zone, Belonging Zone.
Haley spends her time at Wasserman coaching undergraduate students, engaging with employers in the non-profit, healthcare, and education fields, and supporting team wide communication efforts. Her previous work experience with Teach For America, HBO, and NYU Service have shaped her passion to help students navigate their pathways to success. Haley has a BS in Human Development from SUNY Binghamton and a MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU. In her free time, Haley enjoys visiting national and local parks. Participated in Safe Zone, Belonging Zone and Mindfulness Zone.
Alexa joined the Wasserman Center in May 2019 as a Recruitment Program Assistant on the Employer Engagement team. She previously worked at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in the Career Services department, as well as at National Geographic as a Production Assistant. She earned her BS in Media, Culture, and Communication from NYU and her MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU. In her free time, Alexa values spending time with family and friends, traveling, going to concerts, and trying new restaurants. Participated in Justice Zone, Faith Zone, and Muslim Ally Zone.
Experiential Learning Team
At the Wasserman Center, Paula ovesees Student Employment, Wasserman Center Internship Grant, Changemaker Fellowship, and Alumni Services. She has a passion for coaching students with disabilities, first-generation students, and alumni. Paula obtained a BA in Psychology from Barnard College and MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from Hunter College. In her leisure time, Paula enjoys her rescue dogs, bowling, and visiting Puerto Rico. Participated in Safe Zone, Disability Zone, and Muslim Ally Zone trainings.
Sarah works on a number of experiential learning programs at Wasserman including the Wasserman Center Internship Grant and Violet Network and is a career coach for undergraduate students and recent alumni. She holds a MA in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in Media and Communications from Muhlenberg College. Prior to joining NYU, she worked at Ramapo College, Barnard College, Kaplan Test Prep, and Muhlenberg College. Sarah enjoys experimenting with new knit patterns, planning road trips with accompanying playlists, and exploring Astoria with her husband and son. Participated in Belonging Zone, Diversity Zone, Dream Zone, Faith Zone, and Safe Zone.
When you come through the Wasserman Center's doors, you're considered a VIP...And, Tanya welcomes you! She has culminated many years of knowledge and extensive experience working daily with NYU's diverse clientele and non-NYU communities. Tanya received her AA degree, with a concentration in Creative Writing from NYU, so stay tuned. She is also the proud recipient of the 2015 NYU Hallmark Award. An artist at heart, Tanya is a free-spirit, whose love of travel has whisked her away - to her delight - over both "ponds." Participated in Safe Zone, Microaggressions Training, & Mindfulness Zone.
Carrie holds a MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from New York University and a BA in Sociology from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining NYU, she worked in career services at Columbia University and John Jay College. Carrie also spent ten years working in public relations and marketing, including time as a freelance business and communications consultant. When she’s not at work, she can usually be found catching a movie or Broadway show in the city, spending time with friends and family, or cheering on her favorite sports teams.
Jazmine supports all aspects of student employment on campus.
She recieved a Bachelor's degree in iCriminology from the University of Cincinnati and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from New York University. Jazmine works to ensure students have opportunities to learn through experiences at NYU through providing students with the tools to learn from the reflection of doing. Additionally, she has a passion for helping young inner city student-athletes navigate the college process and prepare for the next steps of their collegiate career. In her free time, Jazmine enjoys traveling, shopping, playing soccer and spending time with her daughters.
Brielle Picone serves as a main point of contact for Wasserman working with students, alumni, and employers as well as coordinating office wide programs. She is currently earning her M.S. in Human Resource Management and Development from NYU and has previously earned her B.S. in Business Administration from Fordham University. Prior to NYU, Brielle worked in fashion as a Design Services and Marketing Coordinator and volunteered at the Fordham University Office of Career Services. Brielle enjoys reading any and all motivational books, learning about mindfulness, and spending time with her family. Participated in Muslim Ally Zone and UndocuZone.
Doreen manages the student employment function at NYU, where supporting the experiential learning of student employees and NYU staff are her top priority. Earning her Masters in Human Resources Management from NYU, Doreen is well versed in the fundamentals of organizations and their employees. Outside of work, Doreen is passionate about intersectionality, especially regarding social issues of the LGBTQQIA, Black, and people of color communities. Participated in Safe Zone.
Niara is part of the On Campus Employment team. She has a background in customer service and information technology. In her spare time, she likes to play video games, listen to different genres of music, and read comic books.
Operations & Executive Support
Jessica (Jess) leads the Operations team, who are responsible for our systems and technology, data & assessment, and budgeting and finance. Her previous work experience in K-12 non-profit education organizations led to her passion to support the growth and development of students into college, careers and beyond. Jess has a BA in Political Science from Waynesburg University and a MPA in Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation from CUNY Baruch. In her free time, Jess enjoys brunching with friends. Participated in Safe Zone.
Dexter oversees the administration, maintenance and technical support of all computer hardware and software including the administration of all databases for the Wasserman staff, students, and employers. He holds a BS in Business Information Systems from Bellevue University and a Diploma in Systems and Database Administration from the US Army School of Information Technology. He enjoys playing soccer, visits to Trinidad and Tobago Carnival and watching his son play football.
Passionate about education and an advocate for students, Sam is excited to call Wasserman his new home and support its mission to engage students by offering comprehensive career services. After working at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre with Tony Award winners and Disney’s first President of Animation, Sam made the leap to New York City leaving the south (TN, AL, & AR) behind. Sam's first home in New York City was the Fhitting Room, a boutique-fitness studio, where he helped the start-up grow to three Manhattan locations. Sam has a BA in Theater from Samford University and is currently pursuing his MBA at NYU Stern. Participated in Safe Zone, Disabilities Zone, Microaggressions Zone.