About Career Services
The Career Services office is located in the lower level of Hamburg Hall, Suite A008, on the Pittsburgh campus of Carnegie Mellon University. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
Heinz College Career Services
Hamburg Hall, Room A008
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone: (412) 268-2166
Fax: (412) 268-6718
General Inquiries Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Who We Are
The Heinz College Career Services staff is here to help current students, alumni and employers with job search strategy and development. Please email the appropriate career advisor below with questions or to schedule an appointment.
Ron Delfine, Director
Ron Delfine is responsible for the Career Services functions for Heinz College programs. These functions include providing a comprehensive range of services, programs, and materials focusing on career exploration, skill development and placement services. He is also responsible for developing and expanding the base of organizations interested in offering employment opportunities to students graduating from the Heinz College. Prior to his current position, he worked as an executive recruiter for Crown Advisor, Inc. based in Pittsburgh and has also worked in the Carnegie Mellon Career and Professional Development Center as a Career Consultant for the College of Business Administration and the Mellon College of Science. Ron holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education and a Master of Arts Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, both from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Maureen May, Associate Director
Advisor for MEIMs
Maureen worked for the CMU main Career Center as the Assistant Director for Employer Relations before coming to Heinz, where she specialized in campus events, sponsorship opportunities, connection with key campus contacts and student organizations. Before that, she worked for the University of Pittsburgh in Career Counseling and Employer Relations as well. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from Saint Vincent College before attending Indiana University of Pennsylvania for her Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education.
Anita Nichols, Associate Director
Advisor for MPMs and MSPPMs
Anita joined the Heinz College Career Services staff in September 2009, after serving as the Director of Programs for the Local Government Academy. She was responsible for program coordination, curriculum development, event planning, and the Municipal Intern Program. Anita has also worked as a Community and Economic Development Educator in a joint position with the Penn State Cooperation Extension and Smart Growth Partnership. She graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Geography, with concentrations in Regional Planning and Tourism. While at Shippensburg, Anita worked in the Career Education Department advising students on career options.
Jessica Bowser Acrie, Associate Director
Advisor for MAMs
Jessica assists MAM students with their internship and job searches including interview preparation, cover letter and resume review. She coordinates events for Heinz Career Services and oversees the Internship Opportunity Fund, which raises financial aid for students to complete their internships. Jessica received her Master of Arts Management from Carnegie Mellon University and her BFA in Theatre from Point Park University. She has over a decade of nonprofit arts administration experience in both the performing and visual arts and has worked for Roundabout Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
Diane Taylor, Assistant Director
Advisor for HCPMs, MS-DAs, and MSDCs
Diane joined the Heinz Career Services team in February 2017. She provides support and innovative career strategies to students during their job/internship searches. Prior to her role at Heinz College, Diane was the Assistant Director of the Career & Professional Development Center. In this role, Diane acted as the liaison to Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and advised both graduate and undergraduate students. Additionally, Diane worked at the University of Pittsburgh at the Katz Graduate School of Business, where she advised MBA students on academic and career-related matters. She also has an extensive background in K-12 education.
Terri Mohler, Associate Director
Advisor for MISMs, MSISPMs, and MSITs
Terri advises and provides career development resources for MISM students, focusing on the BIDA program. Prior to joining Heinz College, Terri advised international students participating in the cooperative education program at Drexel University in Philadelphia. In that role, she also developed international job opportunities and managed work abroad programs in various countries. Terri obtained her Bachelor of Arts at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, before completing her Master of Science in Higher Education Administration at Drexel University. In between, she spent a year teaching English as a second language in Barcelona, Spain.
Alex Tambellini, Assistant Director
Advisor for MISMs
Alex joined the Heinz College Career Services Staff in November 2016. She advises and provides career development support to Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) students, focusing specifically on Global MISM and 12-Month Summer Start MISM students. Alex is also the primary point of contact within Heinz College Career Services for students at the Adelaide, Australia campus. Prior to joining Heinz College, Alex managed student programs at the University of Pittsburgh Center for Global Health. In that role, Alex worked closely with graduate students pursuing global health education and international internship opportunities throughout the entirety of the student lifecycle. Alex obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and her Master of Education in Higher Education Management at the University of Pittsburgh.
Advisor for MISMs
Christine assists the students with the various aspects that encompass the internship and job search such as resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation and counseling in all areas of professional etiquette and development. Christine began her career as a Career Services Director for a technical, proprietary school and later transitioned to CMU as the MISM Career Advisor from 2003-2005. Before returning to Heinz and MISM, Christine served as a Career Counselor and Internship Coordinator for Saint Vincent College (also her alma mater) and assists CMU’s Engineering and Technology Innovation Management program in a similar capacity. She is happy to be serving the Heinz and MISM population, bringing along with her over 15 years of experience in higher education.
Kelly joined the Heinz Career Services staff in December 2016. She is responsible for coordinating the logistical details for on-site visits and events with employers for all programs. Before coming to the Heinz College, Kelly worked as an Administrative Assistant at MAYA Design. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh in History of Art and Architecture.