NJC3 2016-2017 Executive Board


Suzanne Pye

President

Rutgers Univerity, New Brunswick

spye@echo.rutgers.edu


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. 


She is currently serving as president of NJC3 and was active with the former New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internship Association (NJCEIA) from 2008 to 2015 serving as VP for Membership and VP for Awards and Recognition. In her previous work with graduate students, she was active with the Graduate Career Consortium for which she served as the conference director in 2012. She is a member of the National Career Development Association and will be presenting at the 2017 conference in June. 



Casey Hennessey

Vice President of Programming

New Jersey Institute of Technology

chenness@njit.edu


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 Vice President of Programming and next term will be President of NJC3. 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 Awards

Rutgers Univerity, New Brunswick

amanda.choo@echo.rutgers.edu


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!



Jenny Nesenjuk

Vice President of Networking & Social Events

William Paterson University

nesenjukj@wpunj.edu


Jenny Nesenjuk works 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 (WPU), 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 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 (HCCC), 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 for Networking & Social Events 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 holds a Master of Arts in Counseling, Student Affairs in Higher Education from Montclair State University.



Ryan Stalgaitis

Past President

Fairleigh Dickinson University

rstalgai@fdu.edu


Ryan Stalgaitis is the Campus Director of Career Development at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey. He was the first President of NJC3 and previously held positions in NJCEIA and NJACE. Ryan received his Master of Education in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University.



Victoria Nauta

Vice President of Finance and Membership

William Paterson University

nautav@wpunj.edu


Victoria Nauta has spent the last 19 years in career services focusing on building recruiting partnerships and employer development. She currently works at William Paterson University as the Associate Director for Employer Relations where she leads the employer relations team in developing non-credited internships and varied job opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Victoria has been a long-time member of NJACE and NJCEIA, holding various executive positions throughout the years. Victoria holds a BA in Communication and an MAEd in Higher Education Administration from Seton Hall University.


Rosa Santana

Vice President of Communications & Website

Berkeley College, Woodland Park

ros@berkeleycollege.edu


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.


Aimee Fasano

Vice President of Employer Services

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

aimee.f.fasano@ehi.com


Regional Talent Acquisition Manager for Central New Jersey and the Staten Island region. Aimee hires for all internal and external positions including Summer Interns, Full Time Management Trainees, any external accounting positions, and external contact center positions. She builds strong relationships with local colleges to help promote the wonderful programs and to add value to the already strong programs and curricula that the colleges currently have in place.


Aimee loves promoting a positive and real brand image along with becoming involved in the community. She takes part in different partnerships specifically with Enterprise's college partners to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship.


Linda Flynn

Vice President of Trends and Legal Issues

Montclair State University

flynnl@mail.montclair.edu


Currently the Director for Career Services for the College of Education and Human Services at Montclair State University, Linda served as Vice President of Trends and Legal Issues for New Jersey Career Center Consortium (NJC3) for the past 2 years. Linda previously served as Vice President of Finance for New Jersey Cooperative Education and Internship Association (NJCEIA) for 4 years. A dedicated professional, Linda has over 15 years’ experience in higher education. 


Kelly Keyes

Parliamentarian

Fairleigh Dickinson University

kkeyes@fdu.edu


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.



2015 New Jersey Career Center Consortium

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