The Career Services office is located in the lower level of Hamburg Hall, Suite A002, 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 A002
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone: (412) 268-2166
Fax: (412) 268-6718
General Inquiries Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ron Delfine, Director
Advisor for MSITs and MSISPMs
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 and MAMs
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.
Jordan Bell, Assistant Director
Advisor for MAMs and MSDCs
Jordan is the main point of contact for MAM and MS-DC students. He leads skill building workshops, and coordinates programs and events like the Public Service Fair, Career Academy, and Networking Nights. He also oversees the Internship Opportunity Fund, which raises financial aid for students to complete their internships. Jordan joined Career Services in March of 2010. He received his undergraduate degree from Ohio University, majoring in Television Production, and in May of 2011 completed his Master of Education degree in Student Affairs Management from the University of Pittsburgh.
Scott Scheible, Assistant Director
Advisor for HCPMs and MSBTMs
Scott Scheible has been with Heinz College Career Services since 2011. Scott began his career working in the University of Pittsburgh Office of Career Services, where he administered the non-work study Student Employment program. In that role, Scott helped connect hiring departments across both Pitt and UPMC with qualified students who were seeking meaningful employment while pursuing their degrees. Scott also acquired considerable human resources and staffing experience outside of higher education, working for UPMC as a Corporate Staffing Consultant and for Bank of America as a Loan Servicing Team Manager. Scott holds a Bachelors degree in Employment Relations from SUNY Potsdam, a Masters Degree in Industrial Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University at Buffalo.
Terri Alderfer, Assistant Director
Advisor for MISMs
Terri advises and provides career development resources for MISM students, focusing on the summer start, BIDA and Global MISMs. She is also the main point of contact in Heinz Career Services for the students at the Adelaide, Australia campus – providing career development support, and developing full-time and internship opportunities abroad. 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.
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 once again be serving the Heinz and the MISM population, bringing along her 13 years of experience in higher education.
Lisa Everett, Recruitment & Office Coordinator
Lisa is responsible for coordinating all career services recruitment activities and maintaining the office's daily operations. She comes to the Heinz College with significant experience in several offices at Carnegie Mellon University, most recently as Program Manager for the Undergraduate Research Office. In this role she developed and implemented programs, advised and counseled students and oversaw all administrative details for the program. Lisa holds a bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Chatham College.