NJC3 2016-2017 Executive Board


Casey Hennessey

President

New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Casey Hennessey is Assistant Director of Employer Relations at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and coordinates the On-Campus Interviewing Program. Prior, she was an Academic Advisor within the College of Computing Sciences at NJIT.

She is currently President. Her previous role within the organization was serving as Parliamentarian. Casey received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Monmouth University and Master of Education in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University.



Amanda Choo

Vice President of Programming

Rutgers Univerity, New Brunswick

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I serve as the Vice President of Awards in NJC3. As the Vice President of Awards, I coordinate both the Student of the Year Awards and Practitioner of the Year Awards. These awards highlight and honor students in internships and professionals in career services who excelled in their work.

In addition to my involvement in NJC3, I am a Career Education Specialist at Rutgers University. In this role, I support students with out of classroom experiences, such as internships and co-ops. Most of my time is dedicated to developing strategies, workshops, marketing, and communications in regard to internship education for both students and employers, focusing heavily on the Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program. I attained both my Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Human Resource Management at Rutgers University, making me a very proud Scarlet Knight!



Lindsey Romes

Vice President of Awards

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Lindsey Romes serves as the Vice President of Awards in NJC3. In this role, Lindsey coordinates both the Student of the Year Awards and Practitioner of the Year Awards. These awards highlight and honor students in internships and professionals in career services who excelled in their work. Lindsey also serves as Academic Internship and Study Away Coordinator at the College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE), working with students to develop valuable experiential learning opportunities both within the US and abroad. Prior to joining CSE, Lindsey worked for the Institute for Shipboard Education/Semester at Sea (SAS) program where she served as Associate Director of Student Affairs. In this role, she was responsible for on-ship and in-country operations related to student life and co-curricular programming.


Lindsey received bachelor’s degrees from Ohio University in business and journalism, and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia in Higher Education and Student Affairs.



Gina Hernandez

Vice President of Networking & Social Events

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Gina Hernandez is an Assistant Director in The Career Center at Seton Hall University. In her current role, Gina works with undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni, with a focus in the College of Communication and the Arts and the College of Arts and Sciences. This includes managing employer relations, faculty relationships, and event planning in these areas.  Prior to joining the team at Seton Hall University, Gina worked in career development at Bloomfield College in New Jersey. She is currently the Vice President of Networking & Social Events for the New Jersey Career Center Consortium, where she has also served on the programming committee for 3 years. She has been a co-presenter at the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) annual conference and is a member of other professional associations. Gina received her M.Ed. in Professional Counseling, as well as her B.A. in Communication, at William Paterson University.



Suzanne Pye

Past President

Rutgers Univerity, New Brunswick


Sue Pye is the Associate Director for Career Education in University Career Services at the Rutgers University New Brunswick campus. She oversees curricular initiatives including the credit-based, Rutgers Internship and Co-op Program which is co-sponsored by the School of Arts & Sciences with over 500 undergraduates participating annually. She also focuses on creating career related classroom assignments and incorporating learning outcomes into career development programming. Her primary goal is to engage first and second year students with career based programming and resources to help them become “internship ready” by junior year. She has a background of working with various industries and majors through her prior work experience at Seton Hall University and the Fashion Institute of Technology. 


Kelly Keyes

Kelly Keyes

Vice President of Finance and Membership

Fairleigh Dickinson University

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Kelly is a Career Development Specialist at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey. She serves as a counselor for current students on career related topics from resume and cover letter reviews to internship searching and interviewing skills. She provides guidance and support for undecided students utilizing her counseling skills and assessments to assist students in making important academic decisions. Kelly also conducts outreach to maintain and foster new relationships with employers and to plan career related events on campus. She serves as an instructor for first-year seminar courses and is actively involved within the campus community.

 

Kelly is a National Board Certified Counselor and received both her Master of Arts in Counseling and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Montclair State University.



Juli McDonald

Parliamentarian

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Rosa Santana

Vice President of Communications & Website

Berkeley College, Woodland Park

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Rosa Santana is a Career Counselor at Berkeley College, Woodland Park Campus. She offers extensive leadership experience in planning, developing and administering career assistance for students in areas such as professionalism, job search strategies, business acumen and effective communication. She provides educational and developmental knowledge through the use various learning methodologies and technology. Rosa has an expertise in forming cohesive working relationship with both students and employers to create employment opportunities. 


She possess a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design from Bloomfield College, a Master of Science in Instructional Designing from Full Sail University and is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Adult Education Leadership from Walden University. Rosa served in various executive boards and committees throughout many organizations.


Michelle St. George

Vice President of Employer Services

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Michelle St. George is the Assistant Director for Employer Engagement and Networking Programs in University Career Services at the Rutgers University New Brunswick Campus. She oversees the Employer Information Session program, which contains over one hundred events annually. Michelle also manages the Recruiter-in-Residence program and works closely with members of the Knights of the Round Table Partners program. Michelle is currently the Vice President of Employer Services for the New Jersey Career Center Consortium and has been a member for over three years. Michelle received her Masters of Arts in Women and Gender Studies from Rutgers University and her Bachelor of Arts in Phycology at William Paterson University.



Jenny Nesenjuk

Vice President of Trends and Legal Issues

William Paterson University

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Jenny Nesenjuk has been working in career development & advisement since 2007, with a primary focus on assisting students to gain the skills and competencies necessary to be successful and accomplish their goals. Currently an Assistant Director in The Career Development Center at William Paterson University, she works one-on-one with students, creates and fosters new relationships with employers from a variety of fields, plans and executes the Career Development Advisory Board and is an active member of the campus community.


Prior to joining the WPU family, Jenny was the Acting Director of Career Development at Hudson County Community College where she began the task of building the department from the ground up. Additionally, she was responsible for bringing the Major Exploration Fair to HCCC, working with Deans and faculty to provide students with information about academic programs of study offered at the college.


Jenny is currently the Vice President of Trends and Legal Issues for the New Jersey Career Center Consortium and has presented at both the National Career Development Association (NCDA) annual conference, as well as the Region 2 NACADA conference. She hold a Master of Arts in Counseling, Student Affairs in Higher Education from Montclair State University.



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