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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 both 1st and 2nd year students primarily interested in the private sector.

In addition to coaching students, Helen also serves as a faculty and student club liaison and performs employer outreach with a focus on the following areas:

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Microfinance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Foundations
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Journalism/Media/Public Relations

Helen has been actively involved in supporting the 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 the Vice-Chairman of the board of Faulkner Hospital. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Tufts Associated Health Maintenance Organization and 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
Assistant 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
Associate Director 
of Employer Relations
Mugar 245
617.627.4697
My.Doan@tufts.edu

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 provides assistance to students with the office's online resources: Fletcher Career Central and Inside Fletcher.

She is a MA candidate 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. 


Genny Dunne
Associate Director
Mugar 246
617.627.4168
Genny.Dunne@tufts.edu

Genny Dunne is a full-time Associate Director and coach to 1st and 2nd year students and alumni who are interested in pursuing careers with international organizations and with non-profit entities.

Genny has extensive experience in the field of career development. Before relocating to Massachusetts from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area, she coached and counseled master’s and doctoral students, developed, organized and presented career programs, facilitated communications with employers and established relationships with student groups from a variety of graduate disciplines at Bryn Mawr College.  For several years prior to her service at Bryn Mawr, Genny advised students in the pre-law and pre-medicine areas at the University of Pennsylvania and was the primary career counselor/coach for three of Penn’s graduate schools.     

Genny serves as a member of the Corporation of Haverford College and is a member of the Corporation’s Advisory Committee.  She has also served as a member of the School Committee (Board) for Friends School Haverford.  Genny received a B.A. from American University and a M.S.S. from Bryn Mawr College. 


Phillip McMullen
Director

Mugar 243
617.627.4151
Phillip.McMullen@tufts.edu

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.


Katie O'Connell
Staff Assistant
Mugar 243
617.627.3060
Katie.Oconnell@tufts.edu

As Staff Assistant, Katie 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.

Katie can also assist students and alumni in discerning which of the OCS staff coaches they should meet with based on their fields of interest, as well as provide assistance with Fletcher Career Central or the Intranet.

Katie received a BA in Psychology and Art History from the College of the Holy Cross.


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.