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Alex Hill, ’00, Associate Director
Alex works primarily with seniors and young alums, helping them with resumes, cover letters, and offering advice on careers and graduate school.  After majoring in American studies and graduating from Wheaton, Alex volunteered full-time with AmeriCorps for two years.  He later earned an MS in sport management from Southern New Hampshire University and spent nearly ten years working in college athletics.  Prior to joining Career Services at Wheaton in 2017, Alex was an advisor and assistant professor at Dean College, where he regularly helped students explore careers and prepare for life after college.


Barbara CarnevaleBarbara CarnevaleAssistant Director
Barbara engages employers, recruiters and alumni to provide professional connections and secure employment opportunities for Wheaton students. Additionally, she works with students to help them secure local part-time employment and summer jobs. Barbara has nearly 17 years of experience building relationships and stewarding volunteers at Wheaton.


Ben Chalot, Senior Associate Director
Ben coordinates the College’s internship and summer funding programs and advises students on all matters of career development. After graduating with a B.A. in Anthropology from The College of Wooster, Ben completed his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from The University of Pittsburgh.  He served as the Program Coordinator in the Academic Affairs division at Wooster for four years before relocating to MA.  Ben worked in Alumni Affairs and Career Services at Stonehill College for five years before moving into his current position at Wheaton.


Lisa GaviganLisa Gavigan, ’83, P’18, Director
Lisa directs employer relations and manages all Filene Center professional development programs. Additionally, she advises students on the Watson Fellowship application process and all matters related to career development.


Wheeler_MattMatt WheelerAssistant Director
Matt works primarily with first-year students to help them begin or continue the career development process through topics like major exploration, understanding skills and values, resume and cover letter writing, and more. He also coordinates student engagement initiatives and is always open to discussing opportunities for Career Services to collaborate with other offices and student groups on campus. Matt holds a BA in Women’s Studies and Sociology from Vassar College and is pursuing his M. Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


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Hours: 8:30 am–4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Location: Kollett Hall (next to Science Center)
(508) 286-8215
Fax: (508) 286-5621
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Drop-In Hours

Drop-ins are designed for quick meetings (15 minutes or less) with a career counselor and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Full appointments can be booked by calling the Filene Center.

Fall 2017 Drop-in Hours

9:00am – 12:00pm (Filene Center)
1:30pm – 3:30pm (Marshall Center)

9:00am – 12:00pm (Filene Center)
1:30pm – 3:30pm (Filene Center)

9:00am – 12:00pm (Filene Center)
1:30pm – 3:30 pm (Haas 208)


Picture of Kollett HallThe Filene Center’s Career Services is located in Kollett Hall next to the Science Center.