As a Career Advisor for the LeBow School of Business, Robert advises master’s students in Finance, Accounting, and Marketing on the internship and job search process. He also coordinates employer events, career fairs, workshops, the job posting board, and manages the internship process for international students.
Previously, Robert worked for several years at The University of Pennsylvania Career Services Office where he served as the first point of contact for undergraduate business and engineering students. His duties included providing career information, managing career fairs and employer events, creating career survey reports, supervising students, and overseeing the online recruiting system.
Robert completed his Master’s Degree in Higher Education at Drexel University in June 2016. His co-op research project was on “A Program Review for Evaluating the Career Services Offered to International Students in Preparation for Future Employment Opportunities upon Graduation,” which details the best strategies and recommendations for career services offices to engage international students and prepare them for the U.S. job search.
Robert attained a Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in journalism from the University of Scranton. While attending the University of Scranton, he worked in several departments including the offices of public relations, communication, alumni development, and summer camps and conferences.
Steve serves Employer Relations Manager in the Office of Graduate Career Services at Drexel University in the LeBow College of Business where he works with employers to connect them to Graduate Students for full-time and internship opportunities, and also provide a connection to other areas of LeBow. He also develops events and programming to provide networking opportunities, skills development, and other services. Steve advises students as they discern their career paths and potential opportunities.
He joined Drexel University in 2006 following 25 years with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority in 2005 after 25 years of commercial lending, and economic and community development. He was responsible for project development, underwriting, and portfolio management at the Authority with experience in the funding and administration of not-for-profit, educational and religious organizations as well as large-scale corporate projects and emerging technology companies.
He is a graduate of Saint Joseph’s University (BA, Economics, 1976) and Rider University (MBA, 1983). Steve is President and Board Member/Trustee of the Ewing Public Education Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which provides grants to teachers in the Ewing NJ Public School District for innovative projects and programs in all academic disciplines, and scholarships to graduating seniors, who excel in areas of academics, community service and leadership.
An ordained Permanent Deacon in the Catholic Church, he is active in liturgical, counseling and adult education ministries. Steve has had extensive experience in stewardship, finance and development activities for the Catholic Diocese of Trenton and his church, Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, West Trenton.