Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

Jim Dickinson

Assistant Vice President for Career Services


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


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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