On-Campus Student Employment Specialist
Affinity Community: On-Campus Student Employment
Fall & Spring Drop-In Hours:
Mondays: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursdays: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Role: Tara's goal is to make campus jobs meaningful learning and development experiences for all students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as create an easier, more efficient process for student employees' supervisors. Tara creates and delivers campus-wide training curriculums for both student employees on topics such as career readiness and professionalism, as well as their supervisors, with focuses on the Stony Brook GROW (Guided Reflection on Work) Program at SBU, on-boarding students, and training.
Personal/Professional Background: Tara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics with a minor in Spanish Language from SUNY Oneonta. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts Degree in Higher Education Administration here at Stony Brook University. Prior to her role as Student Employment Specialist, Tara worked at the Stony Brook Career Center as a Graduate Assistant in Alumni Career Services. Additionally, Tara has previous experience in corporate sales and data roles.
Favorite part about working at the Career Center: The opportunity to positively impact students' college experiences by providing them with opportunities for meaningful work and personal growth.