Office of Career Planning

The Staff in the Office of Career Planning is happy to meet with you.

If you'd like to make an appointment to meet with a professional advisor over the summer (May 15-Sept 3), please email us directly.

  • Schedule an appointment with a professional advisor on any of the following topics:
    • The correlation between one’s college major and career field
    • Finding internships, jobs, networking at career fairs
    • Social media marketing, specifically LinkedIn 
    • Interviewing skills, in person, phone, video
    • Graduate school applications
    • Gap year, travel, study/work/intern overseas, the road less travelled
    • Finding your unique career path and next steps
  • Schedule a professional advising appointment with Mary Ellen, Director for Career Planning
  • Don’t want to make an appointment and would rather just walk-In or send an email? Meet with a Career Ambassador Peer Advisor to have your resume, cover letter or personal statement reviewed. They can also help you with Handshake and answer general career advice questions. Career Ambassadors are available in-person during Walk-in Hours or can provide an electronic review via email.

Professional Staff

Mary Ellen Liseno

Director for Career Planning
Arnold House, room 132
715 North Pleasant Street,
Amherst, MA 01003


Aimee Gilbert Loinaz

Assistant Director for Employer Engagement
Arnold House, room 136
715 North Pleasant Street,
Amherst, MA 01003