Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
Career CenterPhone: 724-805-2070Fax: 724-532-5026
Courtney Baum, Director Courtney Baum, Director: Courtney is responsible for directing and managing the overall operations of the Career Center including all services, programs, and support for undergraduate and graduate students and Alumni. Courtney works with the VP of Student Affairs to implement programs that support the broader mission of the College while meeting institutional and departmental goals, objectives, and benchmarks. Courtney meets with seniors and Alumni regarding the job search and graduate school application process, collaborates internally with campus offices, and serves as a liaison to employers, Alumni and parents of current or prospective students. Courtney holds a MA degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from IUP and BS degree in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh. Prior to her arrival at Saint Vincent College, Courtney has had many years of full-time experience in the field of career services including serving as the Assistant Director and Career Consultant of Career Services at Carnegie Mellon University and the Community Service Learning Coordinator at Indiana University of PA.
Dennis Gilbert, Associate Director Dennis supports the overall operation of the Career Center by working with students to advise and counsel individuals on career exploration, career transitioning, job search techniques and the graduate and professional school application experience. Dennis administers and interprets Career Assessment Tools such as the STRONG Interest Inventory and the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), assisting students in the major and career decision making process. In addition to collaborating with the staff through on-campus events, Dennis also serves as the external liaison and member of the executive planning committees for both the WANT and WestPACS Job Fairs. Dennis received his BS degree from Penn State, and MA degree in Counseling from IUP. He has been at Saint Vincent College for 29 years, and previously worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as an employment counselor for 7 years.
Kim Woodley, Internship Coordinator
As the Internship Coordinator, Kim advises students on all aspects of the internship search. She helps each student with a variety of internship related topics including resume and cover letter writing, networking, interviewing and job fair preparation. She also helps create and develop new Career Center internship initiatives.
Kim collaborates with the Director and Associate Director to coordinate the summer, fall and spring internship opportunities; centralizing the information on Bearcat Central. She will also serve as the liaison between faculty, students and employers regarding the internship paperwork and guidelines for the internship program. Kim meets freshman through senior level students interested in pursuing an internship opportunity. Kim received a Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education from IUP. She also did her undergraduate work at IUP, receiving a Batchelor of Arts in Journalism. Kim has worked at Saint Vincent College since 2003. Her previous experience was in financial aid. Prior to coming to Saint Vincent, she worked as the Financial Aid Manager for a small financial aid consulting company for 4 years and as the Financial Aid Officer for Pennsylvania Highland Community College for a year.
Dolly Cain, Office Coordinator Dolly monitors office activities to achieve maximum productivity for all visitors and guests. Dolly supports the Director, Associate Director and Internship Coordinator in all administrative tasks including organizing of internship data using CETrack database, tracking all internship opportunities completed by Saint Vincent College students. She also assists with all job fair preparation and additional programming, both on and off-campus. Additionally, she oversees the jobs entered into the College Central Network ensuring professional opportunities for students. Education includes Unit Record /Computer Programming and Secretarial/Business. Prior to Saint Vincent, Dolly worked 11 years at the former Mesta Machine Company as a Division Engineer Secretary.