Monica has over 20 years of experience at Dartmouth in career development and talent acquisition, working with a variety of employers and students. She directs our year-round employer relations efforts and has implemented a variety of innovative programs. Monica enjoys sharing insights on employment trends and outreach/communication strategies for evolving generations. Prior to joining Dartmouth College, Monica held management roles in Canada and the U.S. in marketing, business development and administration.
CPD CAREER COACHES
Our career coaching staff is cross-trained to provide general career/job search coaching to all students. As our mission is to support all student interests, each member of the team has specialty areas of expertise and programming. All Career Coaches help students with career strategy, planning, and applications processes. They also conduct workshops and organize career panels on career exploration/job search topics.
Chandlee provides career/job search coaching to all students and is a liaison to the Sciences and STEM careers. An English major in college, Chandlee's first job was in professional development for rocket scientists; she served as the National Young Member Liaison for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). This experience taught her two things: the mission-critical importance of strong collaboration and that all professionals have both shared and unique professional development needs. Chandlee then studied at the University of Virginia's Curry School, where she earned an M.Ed. in Counseling. Chandlee has also worked as a recruiter, the resume specialist for a national Microsoft campaign and in career offices at Penn, Columbia, and Dartmouth’s Thayer School. She is a co-author of the Twitter Job Search Guide and served as the lead facilitator for the NYC Job Seekers Meetup, a grassroots organization hosted on Meetup.com, at the height of the 2008 recession. Outside of work, she studies Creative Writing in Dartmouth's Master of Liberal Arts program and volunteers for the American Youth Foundation.
Eric works with all students and serves as CPD’s in-house liaison to Athletics as well as The Film and Media Studies Department. Prior to joining the CPD, Eric worked for the Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit founded at Stanford University that focuses on developing better athletes and better people through positive and character-building experiences. A former Division I ice hockey player at Brown, Eric has also worked in sports television production for three decades, including coverage of six Olympic Games, the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. He has won two Emmys for his TV work.
Not sure what you want to do with your life? You’re in the right place. Franzi is experienced in Presence-Based Coaching, Motivational Interviewing, strengths assessments, and greatly enjoys helping students explore their interests. As a proud graduate of THE Ohio State University’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program (Go Bucks!), Franzi’s lens is informed by her training in student development theory and positive psychology, as well as her work in Multicultural Affairs and Assessment & Research. In her role, Franzi strives to make the CPD a place where all students feel welcome. She partners most closely with OPAL, the Native American Program, FYSEP, the Rockefeller Center, the Wellness Center, as well as student organizations such as the NAACP and MAPS.
After graduating in finance from the University of Louisville, Leyou worked in corporate training and development at Allstate Insurance. There, Leyou facilitated learning sessions on career paths and leadership for 1000+ employees in the Southern Region. She then began pursuing her MBA while working for Admissions at Sullivan University in Louisville, KY. From there, Leyou worked in Employer Relations for the Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies candidates. In this role, she delivered presentations related to career readiness, such as resumes and networking, and cultivated many relationships with employers in the community. She lives by Verna Myers' quote that “diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance” and strives to show that through her work. Leyou is excited to be in a role at Dartmouth that supports and encourages all student populations. She is a member of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Our employer relations team works with organizations seeking increased visibility on campus, where they can actively promote opportunities to Dartmouth students and collect application materials through our office. The team manages our high-volume Recruiting Program and helps students with application submissions and interview scheduling.
Fiona manages the implementation of the office’s Recruiting Program, which includes career fairs, resume drops, and on-campus interviewing for both internships and entry-level positions. She enjoys interacting with employers and promoting a variety of opportunities for students. As an undergraduate, Fiona studied English and then went on to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching. Prior to joining the Center for Professional Development, Fiona worked as the Assistant Director of Student Activities at Trinity College. She’s excited to be working with students and looks forward to continuing to support the needs of undergraduates.
Dave assists in the logistics and coordination of the Recruiting Program, including on-campus interviews, recruiting workshops and career fairs as well as the general management of DartBoard. Prior to joining Dartmouth College, he managed a veterinary hospital, supported operations at an educational publishing company, dispatched rides for Americans with Disabilities at a public transit organization, as well as being a DJ on his hometown radio stations for a number of years. Dave was born and raised in local Enfield, NH and attended Syracuse University with a pursuit in Fine Arts: Music History & Cultures and Music Industry. In addition, he has lived in Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA in his thirst to experience as much as life gives him. His love for the mountains and lush forests drew him back as he reaches to complete the New England four-thousand footers, which he aims to finish with his dog, Denali.
Ashley manages our office website and oversees all data management, including confidential student and alumni records. She conducts comprehensive research and reporting, manages our student internship feedback database, and generates timely online and digital communications to support employer development and student engagement efforts. Ashley also oversees general operations, including but not limited, to special event coordinating and personnel administration. She trains and provides leadership to new employees, as well as manages the department’s operating budget, account appropriations, internship funding, class donations, and processes all funding allocations and stewardships. Prior to working at the CPD, Ashley worked for several years in the Admissions department at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Ashley holds a Bachelor's degree in Student Ministry, and a Master's degree in Educational Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston.
Administrative Assistant III
Drew is your first point of contact at the CPD. He greets everyone, schedules appointments, answers questions, and helps you connect with our staff. Drew’s Bachelor’s of Science in Computer Science and Master’s in Religious Studies has provided him with an amazing background. Drew has held jobs ranging from coding a professor’s particle simulation to helping a Chinese Buddhist temple establish roots in Pennsylvania. He is excited to help Dartmouth students begin their careers and encourages everyone to come by!