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The Office of Career Services
The Fletcher School
160 Packard Avenue
Mugar 243
Medford, MA 02155  USA
Phone:+1.617.627.3060
Office Fax:+1 617.627.5542
General Inquiries: fletcherocs@tufts.edu
Job/Internship Postings: hirefletcher@tufts.edu


Helen Anderson
Associate Director

Mugar 244B
617.627.2838
Helen.Anderson@tufts.edu

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
Associate Director

Mugar 242
617.627.5050
Aileen.Axtmayer@tufts.edu

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. 

 


My Doan
Senior Associate Director 
of Employer Relations
Mugar 245
617.627.4697
My.Doan@tufts.edu

As Senior 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 Fink
Assistant Director

Mugar 246
617.627.4168
Heather.Fink@tufts.edu

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.


Elana Givens
Director

Mugar 243
617.627.4151
Elana.Givens@tufts.edu

Elana Givens is the Director, Office of Career Services (OCS) at The Fletcher School. She is responsible for the general management and strategic direction of the office and oversees the primary functions of career education, counseling and employer relations.

Prior to working at The Fletcher School, Elana led the career center at the graduate business school at Brandeis University preparing students for global careers in business, economics and finance among the private, public and NGO sectors.

Elana moved to higher education following an established career in management consulting. In her work as Managing Partner, Twain Associates, Inc., she advised corporations from the US, Europe and Asia on their business strategies. She has extensive experience in many key areas including market and competitive analysis, new business analysis, product and customer profitability, sales and distribution, and acquisition analysis.

Elana serves on the Corporate Advisory Board of ALPFA Boston, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing Latino leaders. She also served on the board of the MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance from 2012 – 2015 and held the position of Vice President from 2014 – 2015. She was Co-Chair of the MBA CSEA’s first Asian Conference in Singapore in 2014.

Elana earned her M.S. in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She earned her B.A. cum laude in Economics from Brandeis University.


Christie Reynolds
Associate Director
Mugar 244C
617.627.2713
Christie.Reynolds@tufts.edu

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.