Mindi has been working as the dedicated Career Placement Officer for students in the M.S. in Management Science and Engineering program since its inception in the fall of 2011. She has worked continuously to develop the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research brand awareness through continual employer outreach; planning targeted events such as expert panel discussions, on-campus employer information/recruiting sessions, site visits to companies and the introduction of shadowing, alumni mentoring and networking opportunities to students. She meets with students one-on-one in an advising capacity, coaching them on interview techniques, career development and resume and cover letter assessment and restructuring. Getting to know her students intimately helps greatly when connecting with employers to match their hiring needs with students’ talents and skills.
Mindi has worked with all levels of professionals from all over the globe since she began her career in executive search and leverages her twenty plus years of networking experience within the technology space to her advantage. She remembers all too well what it was like transitioning from academia to the real world, and is passionate to share her knowledge with students to ease that transition.