Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

Jim Dickinson

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Assistant Vice President for Career Services
jdickinson@loyola.edu

Hometown

Clifton, NJ

Educational Background

PHD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Clemson University
MS, Applied Psychology, Clemson University
BA, Psychology (Writing minor), Loyola University Maryland
 

Childhood Dream Job

Professional musician
 

First Job

Maintenance staff, St. Philip the Apostle Church and School
 

Hobbies

Keeping up with my toddler daughter, pour-over coffee brewing, hockey
 

Favorite TV Show(s)

House of Cards, Stranger Things
 

Favorite Movie(s)

Young Frankenstein, Christmas in Connecticut
 

Favorite Music/Artist

Quiet Hounds, Hey Marseilles, Marc Cohn, Sinatra, and many more...
 

Dream Vacation Spot

Any small town with walkable streets and good coffee!
 

Favorite Quote

If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation. –Lao Tzu
 

Advice for Students

Deciding on a career path is not one moment where the light bulb goes off. It is done through a continual process of trying diverse experiences, learning about others' personal journeys, and reflecting on what resonates with you. Come see us soon after you arrive at Loyola. We're here to partner with you from the earliest phases of exploring your values, interests, and talents through active pursuit of a specific job or career goal.
 

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