Rachel joined the Institute in November 2014 as the Career Development Officer. In this capacity, she partners with students, corporations, and industry affiliates to leverage student talent into career opportunities. Rachel has prior experience working as a Career Consultant at Golden Gate University and a Graduate Advisor at San Francisco State University. Rachel’s corporate experience is in recruiting for companies such as HBO and Axiom Law. She received her Masters in Counseling, with a specialization in Career Counseling, from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Columbia University. Rachel’s interest in working with professionals in transition was reflected in her Masters thesis titled Connectwork: An Interactive Mobile Application for Counselors to use with Mid-Career Job Seekers. When Rachel has a free moment, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, eating candy and listening to podcasts.