Staff Advising/Appointments

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

  • 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 Erin, Assistant Director for Career Planning
  • 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
413-545-6264
meliseno@umass.edu 
Arnold House, room 116
715 North Pleasant Street,
Amherst, MA 01003

 

   Erin Cherewatti

   Assistant Director for Career Planning
   413-545-2738
   echerewatti@umass.edu
   Arnold House, room 117
   715 North Pleasant Street,
   Amherst, MA 01003

 

Aimee Gilbert Loinaz

Assistant Director for Employer Engagement
413-545-8638
aimeegl@umass.edu
Arnold House, room 119
715 North Pleasant Street,
Amherst, MA 01003