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, LCSW-C

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

Assistant Director, Career Exploration
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

Director, Career Connections 
BA, English, Loyola University Maryland


Olivia Zug

Associate Director, Career Connections
BA, Government and Politics, University of Maryland

 Michelle Jorgenson

Michelle Jorgensen 

Assistant Director, Career Connections
MBA, Management, Loyola University Maryland
BS, Business Administration, University of Mary Washington-Fredericksburg


Penelope Burlage Flury

Events and Marketing Specialist
BA, English/Drama, 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

Office Manager

Office Assistants

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

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.

  • Angela Weber, Accounting '21
  • Nick Townsley, Data Science '21
  • Bridget O'Carroll, Psychology '21
  • Bailey Barnes, Psychology & Forensic Studies '22
  • Ryan Williams, Business Administration '23
  • Julia Koller, Communication '23

Creative Assistants

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

  • Courtney Kenny, Visual Arts/Communication ‘21
  • Julia Koller, Communication '23



Nancy Noppenberger

Feathers, fins, and financial planning are all in a day's work for this MBA grad