Maureen Ashburn joined Emmanuel College’s McCafferty Career Center in 2014 as the Executive Director. In this role, Maureen leads the College’s efforts to further develop a robust career planning and internship program with a clear focus on student outcomes.
Maureen brings over 30 years of corporate and higher education experience to Emmanuel from Curry College, Boston University School of Management, Fidelity Investments and State Street Bank and Trust Company. She holds a BA in Management from Regis College and a MBA from Suffolk University.
Senior Assistant Director of Operations and Assessment
Nicoline joined the McCafferty Career Center in 2021 as the Assistant Director of Operations and Assessment. In this role, Nicoline manages all activities associated with the operational functions of the McCafferty Career Center.
Nicoline brings to Emmanuel over 10 years of experience in higher education and workforce development and has extensive experience working with students, faculty, employers, and community partners to facilitate connections that advance student careers. Nicoline holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a minor in Spanish from Bridgewater State University.
Assistant Director, Career Education
Meghan joined Emmanuel College in 2021 as the Career Education Coordinator and is an alumnae of the College. In this role, Meghan serves as a Career Advisor for several Career Communities and is responsible for coordinating career education initiatives within the Career Center.
Meghan returns to Emmanuel from Raytheon Technologies where she worked as the University Programs Recruiter and was responsible for hiring interns and recent college graduates. Meghan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Communication & Media Studies and Business Management from Emmanuel College.
Specialties and InterestsBusiness + Management, Science + Health
Director of Career and Professional Development
Elizabeth joined the McCafferty Career Center in 2015 and currently serves as the Director of Career and Professional Development. In this role, Elizabeth leads the Career Education Team on career education initiatives including educating students on the life-long career development process.
Liz brings to Emmanuel over 20 years of experience in career counseling, higher education, and non-profit management. Liz earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Boston University.
Specialties and InterestsAlumni
Associate Director, Employer Engagement
Chelsea Dunham joined the McCafferty Career Center in 2018 and currently serves as the Associate Director of Employer Engagement. In this role, Chelsea leads the Employer Engagement team as they strengthen opportunities for Emmanuel students through employer partnerships.
Chelsea brings nearly 10 years of experience higher education as well as retail arts and sales. In addition to her role in the McCafferty Career Center, Chelsea also serves as the Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Emmanuel College. She graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Art History.
Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
Maggie Notopoulos joined the McCafferty Career Center in 2022 as the Assistant Director of Employer Engagement. In this role, Maggie works with employers to promote employment opportunities and internship experiences to students and alumni and serves as a point of contact for employers to help them make meaningful connections to Emmanuel students.
Maggie brings over 10 years of experience working as a recruiter, internship program manager, and intern supervisor across non-profits, education, and cultural institutions. She graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology concentrating in Ecology and Animal Behavior.
Specialties and InterestsEmployer Engagement
Associate Director, Career & Professional Development
Kristen joined the McCafferty Career Center in 2021 as the Assistant Director of Professional Development and Mentoring. Now as Associate Director, Kristen is the primary Career Advisor for several Career Communities and leads professional development and mentoring initiatives.
Kristen has nearly 10 years of experience in Higher education and community career engagement. Kristen holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Framingham State University and Master of Science degree in Organizational and Professional Communication from Regis College.