Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Career Services


Meet the staff

Career-services professionals are here to help you figure out a game plan. Talk to us!

Barbara CarnevaleBarbara Carnevale
Employer Relations Manager
Barbara engages employers, recruiters and alumnae/i 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 ChalotBen ChalotAssociate 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.

Marianne SingerMarianne C. Singer '93, Esq.
Associate Director
Marianne advises the Senior class and Young Alumnae/i on career and professional development and assists with career services programming and events. Additionally, she also oversees the Adams Professional Development Fellowships.  Her background in Higher Education is in both Academic Advising and in Career Services, having served for over 10 years at colleges in the Northeast. Prior to entering the field of Higher Education she practiced law in Upstate New York and Massachusetts and in 2003 she opened her own practice. Marianne received her B.A. in European History from Wheaton College and her J.D. from New England School of Law.



Wheeler_MattMatt Wheeler
Assistant 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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