Career Center

Staff

We're located in Aquinas 151. Our office hours are Monday through Thursday, from 8:30 am–5 pm, and Friday from 8:30 am–4:30 pm. You can contact us at 845.569.3175. Please call for summer availability.

Drop-in hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00am-1:00pm and Wednesday from 3:00–5:00 pm in AQ 151 when traditional classes are in session.

The Career Center provides services for all current students and alumni including career asssessments, internship coordination, individiualized career coaching, resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interview skills, graduate school applications, and more.

Director of the Career Center
Kathleen O'Keefe, MA
845-569-3180
Email: kathleen.okeefe@msmc.edu

Kathleen has over 17 years of experience in higher education and has worked at Mount Saint Mary College since 2005. She was recently named the director of the Career Center after serving as associate director for five years. She is actively involved in the community and serves on several committees with various groups including Leadership Orange, the American Heart Association, and the United Way. Kathleen has her Bachelor’s degree from Siena College and her Master’s degree from Manhattan College. She resides in Orange County with her husband. All three of their children graduated from Mount Saint Mary College!

Kathleen is the point of contact for all students majoring in accounting and business looking for paid and unpaid internships and part-time jobs. 

Associate Director of the Career Center
Ellen Bourhis Nolan, MA
845-569-3116
Email: ellen.bourhis.nolan@msmc.edu

Ellen has worked in higher education for 21 years and at Mount Saint Mary College for 18 years. She was recently promoted to associate director of the Career Center. Ellen serves on the Fundraising and Marketing Committee for Safe Homes of Orange County. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and her Masters degrees from Michigan State University and Mount Saint Mary College. Ellen resides in Orange County with her husband and has three grown children.

Ellen is the point of contact for all students studying communications, English, Hispanic Studies, Education, biology, chemistry, and pre-professional programs looking for paid and unpaid internships, job shadows, and part-time jobs. 

Career Counselor
Robin Rosenberg, LCSW
845-569-3185
Email: robin.rosenberg@msmc.edu

Robin has worked in higher education for over 10 years at Mount Saint Mary College. She serves with Team Newburgh, a coalition of community partners dedicated to making the City of Newburgh a better place. Robin has her Bachelor’s degree from NYU, her law degree from University at Buffalo, and her Master of Science in social work from Columbia University. She resides in Orange County with her husband and two children.

Robin is the point of contact for all students majoring in Psychology, Human Services, Sociology, Criminology, and Social Sciences looking for paid and unpaid internships, job shadows and part time jobs.

Career Counselor
Heather Fitzsimmons, MS
845-569-3567
Email: heather.fitzsimmons@msmc.edu

Heather has 4 years of higher education experience and has worked at Mount Saint Mary College since 2014. She serves on the Hudson Valley Young Professionals Committee with the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Heather received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The College of Saint Rose. She resides in Dutchess County with her two cats and Jack Russell terrier, Blaze.

Heather is the point of contact for all students majoring in nursing, information technology, math, history, and political science looking for paid and unpaid internships and part-time jobs. 

Administrative Assistant
Regina Eisenbacher
845-569-3175
Email: regina.eisenbacher@msmc.edu

Regina formerly worked in New York City for an investment banking firm before moving to Orange County. While raising her children, she volunteered as a board member with the PTO and local sport youth programs. She previously worked at a local school district before coming to MSMC.