The Career Influencers Network is comprised of over 200 faculty and staff across the university who support the career readiness of Mason students.
Career Education and Counseling Team
This team assists students in exploring their majors and career paths and in learning how to use their talents, strengths, and interests.
Senior Career Counselor, Manager of Graduate Intern Program
Senior Career Counselor
Graduate Intern, Career Counseling
Graduate Assistant, Career Education
Industry Advising and Employer Development Team
This team serves students who have identified their industry of interest and want to build a strategy for breaking into an internship or full-time position, as well as employers who want to build a recruitment strategy at Mason. In short, they facilitate connections between students and employers.
Trasi Watson, Associate Director, Industry Advising and Employer Development
Victoria A. Suárez, Assistant Director, Employer Development
Industries: Accounting, Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, Finance, Real Estate, Retail Management, Consumer Products
Matt Myers, Assistant Director, Industry Advising
Industries: Government, Law and Criminal Justice
Ann Garner, Industry Advisor
Industries: Technology (IT, Software Engineering, Cyber)
Dorothy Hayden, Industry Advisor
Industries: Construction, Engineering, Manufacturing, Transportation
Satoko Odagawa, Industry Advisor
Industries: Education, Human Services, Nonprofit
Caroline Ramirez-Gaston, Industry Advisor
Industries: Science, Health, Research, Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology, Agriculture and Forestry, Energy and Petroleum
Philip Wilkerson, Industry Advisor
Industries: Advertising, Arts and Entertainment, Hospitality/Tourism, Marketing, Media and Public Relations, Sports and Recreation
Career Fair Manager
Mary Claire Kraft
Manager, Employer Outreach
Employer Relations Coordinator
On-Campus Student Employment Specialist
Professional Development Team
This team strives to raise the baseline of student professionalism at Mason. They help students polish their professional skills in order for them to better transition to life after Mason.
Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives
Customer Service and Student Leadership Coordinator
Trends, Assessment and Communication Team
This team tells the story of student and employer success at Mason using data and visuals. They also serve as our promotions team for all career events.
Assistant Director, Trends, Assessment and Marketing
This team keeps the career center running smoothly behind the scenes, taking care of our day to day production necessities and technology needs.
Employers in Residence
This team teaches UNIV 420: College to Career and partners with industry advisors, faculty, and other stakeholders to present career workshops that increase students' job hunting effectiveness and success.
Employer in Residence
This team provides customer service to all of our stakeholders, schedules appointments, and assists students during drop-in hours with their resumes, cover letters, and Handshake questions.
Shreya Reddy Thoti Reddy
Employer Relations Student Assistant
Rachel Melton Stockdale
Peer Career Mentor