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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

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

  (202) 885-2585

Daniel Dehollander Asst Dir, Career Prof Dev

Daniel (he, him, his) is originally from Western New York. Prior to joining the Kogod School of Business Office of Career Engagement team, Daniel worked with Residence Life at AU from 2013-2019 servin

  (202) 885-1984

Lisa Andrews Assistant Director, Career and Professional Development

Dr. Lisa Andrews comes to American University from a private career coaching practice. Prior to that, she worked in higher education career services for over 20 years. She also has experience in the n

Kecia Hansard Associate Director, Career and Professional Development

Kecia brings a strong background in MBA coaching, graduate admissions, and diversity initiatives to Kogod. She has worked at Georgetown, GW, and the University of Maryland. Kecia holds 2 master’s degr

  (202) 885-1383

Annie Matanin Part Time Staff

Annie Matanin joined the Office of Career Engagement in February 2009 as the Manager of Corporate Relations. In this role she focuses on cultivating and building strategic relationships with employers

  (202) 885-1782

Robert Sweeney Director of Strategic Partnerships

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

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Office of Career Engagement
Phone: (202) 885-1908

Monday through Friday,
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Evening Hours by Appointment,
Monday through Thursday

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

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