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 am-1 pm and Wednesday from 3–5 pm in Aquinas 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.

Kathleen O'Keefe

Director of the Career Center 
Kathleen O'Keefe, MA
845-569-3180 
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 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.

  
Ellen Bourhis Nolan

Associate Director of the Career Center
Ellen Bourhis Nolan, MA, MBA
845-569-3116
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, her Masters degree from Michigan State University, and her MBA from 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.

  
Robin Rosenberg

Career Counselor
Robin Rosenberg, LCSW
845-569-3185
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.

  
Heather Fitzsimmons

Career Counselor
Heather Fitzsimmons, MSEd
845-569-3567
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.

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.

  
Megan Rossi, study abroad coordinator

Study Abroad Coordinator
Megan Rossi
845-569-3262
megan.rossi@msmc.edu

Megan is a proud Mount Saint Mary College alumni who has been working at the Mount since 2016. Her prior experience includes serving 3 years in the United States Peace Corps in Malawi where she worked with adolescent women in Africa’s global health and education initiatives. Megan has a Bachelor’s degree and is currently working towards her Master’s. She resides in Dutchess County with her sassy cat, Theodora.
 
Megan is the point of contact for all students looking to study abroad and expand their education on a global scale.

  
Regina Eisenbacher

Administrative Assistant
Regina Eisenbacher
845-569-3175
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.