Meet Our Staff.

 

Meet Our Staff

Yasmin Acosta G’17, G’20 Launch Catalyst, Manager of Peer Career Coach Program

yacosta1@drew.edu
973-408-3710

Yasmin coordinates the Arts, Communications & Languages Career Community and the First Generation Identity/Affinity Community. She also manages the Peer Career Coaching Program, counsels and advises students on career, job, and internship plans, critiques resumes, cover letters, CVs, and personal statements, and presents career development workshops. Prior to this position Yasmin was the Program Coordinator for Drew University’s Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from Rutgers University, a Master’s degree in Arts & Letters (Literary Studies) and a Master of Education from Drew University.


Dunstanette Macauley-Dukuly, Launch Catalyst, Pre-Health Advisor

dmacauleydukuly@drew.edu
973-408-3566

Dunstanette coordinates both the Pre- Health and STEM & Sustainability Career Interest Communities. She manages the student mentorship program and the internal application process for students applying to graduate programs in the health professions. She counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. Her background includes community building, marketing/communications, and event planning in the nonprofit and religious sectors. Dunstanette graduated with a B.S. in Public Health from Rutgers University- New Brunswick.


Jenn Islam, Launch Catalyst, Immersive Learning Coordinator

jislam@drew.edu
973-408-3593

Jenn counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. She coordinates internship registration and management in conjunction with the Director. Additionally, she prepares and delivers workshop presentations both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, campus partners, and student leaders. Jenn graduated with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology with a minor in International Studies from Stony Brook University, as well as an M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University of Ohio.


Carolyn Parelli, Associate Director, Career Engagement and Education

cparelli@drew.edu
973-408-3777

Carolyn leads the staff in developing and implementing shared strategic priorities and coordinates the on-campus student employment program. Carolyn serves as liaison to both academic departments and student service units for the expansion and development of career engagement opportunities.  Her diverse background includes experience in marketing and financial management in both the corporate and non-profit environments. She has a B.A. in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College and a Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University.