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About Kogod Office of Career Engagement Team

The Office of Career Engagement team has extensive experience coaching students in career management. Learn more about the team below.

Raina Gandhi Asst Dean Career Svc

Raina Gandhi joined the Office of Career Engagement as Assistant Dean of Career Services in the Fall of 2017. She is a career development professional with 15+ years of accelerated progress in the inv

  rgandhi@american.edu

Andrea Carpenter Director of Career and Professional Development

Andrea Carpenter has been with Kogod since 2011 and leads the career advising team of professional and student staff to deliver career advising services and programming for undergraduate, specialty MS

  andrea.carpenter@american.edu

  (202) 885-2585

Megan Brew Asst Dir, Career Prof Dev

Megan recently joined the American University staff as the Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development in the Office of Career Engagement. Prior to joining the team at Kogod, Megan served

  mbrew@american.edu

  (202) 885-3697

Erica Garner Assistant Director, Career and Professional Development

Erica recently joined the team as our new Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development working with our residential and online MS students. Erica’s previous experience includes work with

  egarner@american.edu

Jason Levin Part Time Staff

I draw on my experiences as a District Manager with Vault.com. At Vault, I managed a remote business development team that sold recruiting and employer branding solutions to talent acquisition, hiring

  jlevin@american.edu

Robert Sweeney Director, Employer Relations

Robert (Bob) Sweeney is a successful businessman, entrepreneur, educational leader and non-profit executive. Over the course of his career, he has built organizations from the ground up, led investor

  rsweeney@american.edu

  (202) 885-1936

Annie Matanin Part Time Staff

Annie Matanin joined the Kogod Center for Career Development (KCCD) in February 2009 as the Manager of Corporate Relations. In this role she focuses on cultivating and building strategic relationships

  matanin@american.edu

  (202) 885-1782

Michael Destefano Operations & Technology Coordinator

Michael began working at the Kogod Office of Career Engagement in January 2016. At the office, he performs general office management and technology assistance regarding the office's career services pl

  mdestefa@american.edu

  (202) 885-1984

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Office of Career Engagement
Phone: (202) 885-1908
Email: kogodcareers@american.edu

Hours: Monday - Friday,
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Evening Hours by Appointment,
Monday - Thursday


Drop In Advising with a Peer Consultant:
Monday - Friday
from 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

Mailing Address:
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

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