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Career support is a core part of Fletcher education
Fletcher’s Office of Career Services (OCS) is a partner in your career search. We provide individualized support to help ensure you are market-ready and find the job that’s right for you.
OCS offers a number of resources to help you along the way. Through sector-specific programming, skill-building workshops, networking opportunities, flagship programming, subscription services, APSIA partnerships, and a portfolio of digital resources, we can help you identify and articulate your unique value to employers.
For current students
The job market is always changing. Finding international work presents international challenges. Through comprehensive programming and personalized services, OCS helps students navigate the job and internship search process and find meaningful employment.
On campus, OCS can assist you with:
- Exploring different industries and job functions
- Networking with employers
- Alumni engagement during our flagship programming
- Preparing for interviews
- Individual coaching
- Professional development programming
- Industry and sector-specific resources and events
- Skills-based and industry-specific workshops
- Connecting with job and internship opportunities
- Leveraging OCS-sponsored subscription services
Fletcher alumni carry their pride off campus and support each other in and out of the institution:
- Highly-positioned alumni are passionate about hiring and connecting with students
- Annual Washington, D.C. Career Trip with site visits and networking opportunities
- Fletcher alumni events both on- and off-campus.
Considering a career deep dive or change after Fletcher? OCS offers job search assistance and can connect you with others in the alumni network in order to maneuver your next step.
Rely on our experts
Meg Litvinenko, Director
Meg has spent the majority of her career working in higher education career services. Prior to joining Fletcher, Meg was a senior campus recruiter with AMS, which exposed her to corporate recruiting practices and allowed her to flex into diversity, equity, and inclusion recruitment and programming, as well as employee and alumni network engagement.
Helen Anderson, Senior Associate Director
Helen has supported students in their career management since she joined Fletcher in 1992. Helen coaches students and alumni interested in the private sector, manages the Slawson fellowship, and teaches career-related workshops.
Elana Givens, Senior Associate Director
After a career in management consulting, Elana moved to higher education in order to prepare students for global careers. At Fletcher, she coaches students; facilitates panels, workshops, and events; and assists Fletcher students with job and internship searches.
Caitlin Hughes, Assistant Director, Employer Relations
Caitlin oversees Non-Profit, Multilateral, NGO, and IO hiring needs, engaging employers and sourcing roles, leading major events, and curates new employer partnerships based on the evolving desires of the Fletcher community.
Lesley Theall, Associate Director, Career Services
With a background in career coaching, international nonprofit, and higher education program management, Lesley coaches students and alumni who are interested in careers in the United States public sector, teaches our professional development program class, and works closely with several key federal agencies and dedicated alumni.
Peter Towne, Associate Director, Career Services
With years of experience supporting students in their career search, Peter coaches Fletcher students in one-on-one meetings, drop-in sessions, and workshops, and teaches the Professional Development Program (PDP), the career development course provided to all Fletcher students.
Mofei Xu, Associate Director, Career Services
With a background in the nonprofit and education sectors, specifically with immigrants and international students, Mofei provides career education and coaching to students and alumni, particularly those interested in careers with international organizations, multilaterals, INGOs and NGOs.
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