Helen Anderson works part-time coaching students and alumni interested in the private sector. In addition to coaching students and alumni, Helen serves as a faculty and student club liaison and performs employer outreach. She also manages the Blakeley and Slawson Fellowship Programs, and teaches a section of the Professional Development Program.
Helen has been actively involved in supporting Fletcher students in their career management since she joined the school in 1992 as the Director of Internship Programs. Before coming to Fletcher, Helen worked at a healthcare consulting firm in the Boston area. Previously, she worked for eight years at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City, most recently as the Administrator for Medical Affairs. Helen is currently on the board of Brigham and Women’s / Faulkner Hospital. She also is a corporator at the Dedham Institution for Savings in Dedham, Massachusetts.
Helen received a B.A. from Cornell University and an MBA in health administration from Columbia University.
Aileen Axtmayer supports students targeting careers in the public sector as well as careers in energy, environment, trade, and think tanks. Aileen has focused on career counseling since 2006 and has gained a breadth of experience through working at institutions including Northeastern University, Berklee College of Music, and Wheelock College. In these roles she has coached individuals of all ages and backgrounds in both one-on-one and large group settings.
Aileen holds her MS in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University and her BA in Psychology from Villanova University with a Spanish minor. She is passionate about traveling and has studied abroad in Spain, backpacked through Western Europe, and visited over 24 states and 12 countries.
Associate Director of Employer Relations
As Associate Director of Employer Relations, My is responsible for identifying, contacting
and marketing Fletcher to recruiters and other hiring managers in the
private, public and non-profit sectors to cultivate internships and
full-time career opportunities for Fletcher students. She also manages
on-going relationships with existing employers which includes organizing
and hosting clients for on-campus activities and facilitates
communication between employers and students. She also manages the summer funding process, and teaches a section of the Professional Development Program.
She received her MA in Educational Studies at Tufts University and received a BA in Studies of World Literature and Asian Studies with a
concentration in International Relations from the College of the Holy
Cross, where she spent a semester abroad in Beijing, China.
Heather is an Assistant Director at the Fletcher Office of Career Services and coaches students and alumni interested in the work of the Non-Profit/NGO sector as well as Multilateral Organizations.
Heather has worked at five different career centers including The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Northeastern University, Wellesley College and Binghamton University. Heather has delivered over 50 workshops spanning topics such as cover letters, salary negotiation, resumes, LinkedIn, interviewing, job and internship search and enjoys teaching and coaching students individually.
Heather has her MS in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University and a BA in Psychology at Binghamton University.
As Staff Assistant, Rachel is the first person students meet when they walk into OCS. She assists the staff with the coordination of OCS events and programs, oversees the OCS library resources and is generally knowledgeable in answering student inquiries about the office's many services.
Rachel can also assist students and alumni in discerning which of the OCS staff coaches is the best resource based on their fields of interest, as well as provide assistance with Fletcher Career Central.
Rachel graduated from Holy Cross magna cum laude in 2015 with a BA in English and Women's and Gender Studies.
As Director of the Office of Career Services, Phillip oversees the
general management and strategic direction of the career office,
ensuring the OCS delivers consistently high quality programs and
services to the many different constituents supported by the office:
students, employers, alumni, faculty and the greater Fletcher community.
Phillip also directs new and existing employer relationship
management/development as well as leading workshops for students focused
on the "networked" job search.
Immediately prior to joining Fletcher, Phillip spent six years as the
Associate Director of the MIT Sloan School of Management Career
Development Office. Prior to joining the Sloan School, Phillip worked
for fourteen years in private industry in senior management roles in
sales, marketing and operations for several multinational, high-tech
companies. Much of his work experience has been overseas in Europe,
Asia, and Latin America including six years living abroad in those regions.
Phillip holds a Master of International Management from the American
Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), and a BA in
English and German from Colorado State University. He has studied abroad
both in Japan and Germany and traveled to over 40 different countries.
Christie Reynolds is an Associate Director and coaches 1st and 2nd year students as well as alumni targeting private sector careers. In addition to counseling students, she manages the career education programming for the Office, including the Professional Development Program (PDP). Prior to joining Fletcher, Christie counseled students at Boston University School of Management, MIT and Suffolk University regarding their career development needs. In those roles, she taught a career development course, advised graduate and undergraduate students as well as PhD candidates, developed career programming and presented extensively.
Prior to working in the field of career counseling, Christie attended law school and worked as a law clerk at the US Department of Justice in DC. Following law school, Christie facilitated Business and Client Development for several different law firms in Washington DC, New York and Connecticut. Christie has an MA in Higher Education Administration from Suffolk University, a JD from American University and a BA in Communications from Boston College. On the top of her list of places she would like to visit in the near future are Israel, Cuba, Spain and the UAE.