The Career Development Center strives to prepare and empower students and alumni to discern and achieve professional goals throughout their lifetime.  Through the development of meaningful and productive relationships with industry and campus partners, we connect students and alumni with experiential and professional opportunities and resources.

Our staff is here to help students of all majors and class years in a variety of ways, ranging anywhere from choosing a major, to mock interviews, to resume reviews. Get to know a little bit more about our team below!


Trish Shafer

Executive Director

Christine Falcone

Associate Director of Counseling and Career Education & Pre-Law Advisor

Scott Rappaport

Associate Director

Danielle Fichter

Associate Director of Employer Engagement

Vanessa Rutigliano

Career Counselor

Erin Obetz

Administrative and Recruiting Coordinator

Graduate Counseling Interns

Davier Daniels

Graduate Counseling Intern

Noelle Stueck

Graduate Counseling Intern

2020-21 Peer-To-Peer Resume Review Team

Welcome to the 2020-21 Peer-To-Peer Resume Review Team. This group of undergraduate Saint Joseph’s University students have undergone a formal training program to provide resume critiques to undergraduate students who have uploaded resumes to Handshake.