Loyola University Maryland

The Career Center

Our Team

Jim Dickinson

Jim Dickinson

Assistant Vice President for Career Services
PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Clemson University
MS, Applied Psychology, Clemson University
BA, Psychology (Writing minor), Loyola University Maryland

Career Exploration

Guiding students and alumni to discover insights about themselves and explore potential career possibilities.

Catherine Aldecoa

Catherine Aldecoa Liu

Associate Director, Career Exploration
MS, Counseling Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
BA, Psychology, Ateneo de Manila University    
Allie Pearlman Sax

Allie Pearlman Sax

Assistant Director, Career Exploration
MS, Social Work (M.S.W.), Columbia University, School of Social Work
BA, Social Work (B.S.W.), McDaniel College  
Jackie Altebrando

Jackie Altebrando

Career Exploration Counselor
MEd, School Counseling, Loyola University Maryland
BA, Psychology, Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Career Connections

Dual focus on external outreach to employers and coaching students as they prepare for and pursue specific career goals

Eileen Hiebler

Eileen Simonson Hiebler

Associate Director, Career Connections 
BA, English, Loyola University Maryland

Mary DeManss

Mary DeManss

Assistant Director, Career Connections
MS, Counseling Psychology, Loyola University Maryland
BBA, Business, Loyola University Maryland

Customer Experience

Dedicated to ensuring every person who comes into contact with The Career Center has a world-class customer experience

Elaine Edelstein

Elaine Edelstein

Office Manager

Student Staff

Loyola Career Ambassadors

A select group of Loyola students trained in best practices for early career development, providing initial resume reviews, presentations, and other intake services for fellow students.

  • Sean Cullity, Finance ‘20
  • Emma Ditzel, Writing ‘18
  • Caitlin Dwinnell, Marketing ‘20
  • Elisabeth Freer, Political Science & Writing ‘19
  • Rachel Koller, Undeclared ‘20
  • Udval Yun, Finance & Mathematics ‘19
  • Jessica Maurin, Marketing ‘19

Creative Assistants

Loyola students who support our marketing efforts by managing our social media presence, and creating digital and print material. 

  • Thalia Falcon, Communication, PR ‘18
  • Christina Napoli, Communication, Digital Media ‘19

Office Assistants

Loyola students who operate our front desk by greeting visitors, answering phone inquiries, and maintaining data on Career Center usage.