Director, Career Development & Internship Center
Shannon Curtis is the Director of the Career Development & Internship Center at Assumption College. She is a dedicated career advisor for all full time undergraduate day students, coordinates career development programming on campus, manages the CDIC’s employer relationships and acts as a resource for faculty members interested in integrating career development programming into their courses.
Prior to her role as Director, Shannon served as the Assistant Director of the CDIC where she developed career education programming and built relationships with student organizations, faculty and alumni. In this role, she also oversaw the CDIC’s annual Career Networking Night and launched the CDIC’s first Dress for Success Fashion Show. She also contributed to the College’s strategic plan by serving on several committees to improve academic programs and services.
Prior to joining Assumption College, Shannon worked at Boston University School of Management where she was a Senior Recruiter/Employer Relations Manager in the Feld Career Center working with companies to build successful on campus recruiting strategies and provided career advising for undergraduate and MBA students. Shannon has also worked in Human Resources at The Hanover Insurance Group where she coordinated internship and early in career and hiring. Shannon’s background also includes roles as a Professional Development Seminar Instructor and Enrollment Services Coordinator at Nichols College.
Shannon has an MBA and a B.S. in Business Administration from Nichols College.
Kelly Stairs M.A. '10
Kelly Stairs is the Career Advisor at Assumption College’s Career Development & Internship Center. In this role, she collaborates with campus faculty and organizations to create career development programming for undergraduate students. She also supports undergraduate students in their career and internship searches, as well as in building professional resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and navigating the graduate school application process.
Prior to working at Assumption, Kelly worked at Grafton Job Corps Academy where she created career development programming and supervised instructors in the implementation of the curriculum. She provided students with career counseling and career preparation instruction while developing relationships with staff and students to ensure student success.
Kelly has a B.S. in Psychology from Worcester State College and is an alumna of Assumption College where she earned her M.A. in School Counseling.
Kayla Reilly is the Marketing & Communications Graduate Assistant at the Career Development & Internship Center. In this role, she oversees website content of the CDICEdge as a resource for students, manages social media accounts, promotes internship and career opportunities and assists in coordinating events.
Kayla has B.A. in Organization Communication and Spanish with a minor in Marketing from Assumption College. She is currently working toward an MBA in Management.
Chris Miemiec works a Career Advisor Graduate Assistant in the Career Internship & Development Center helping undergraduate students build resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, helping students through the graduate school application process, and with career searches.
Chris joins the CDIC with four years of higher education experience having been an Admissions Counselor and an Assistant Director of Admissions at Assumption. He is currently enrolled in the Masters or Arts in School Counseling program at Assumption and has his Bachelors of Arts from Central Connecticut State University in Criminology.
Edil Yassin is a member of the Assumption College Class of 2020. Edil is from Worcester, MA.
Kashmir Flood is a Sociology Major with minors in English and Psychology. She is a member of the Class of 2020. Kashmir is from Cromwell, CT.
Sarah Cordio is a Psychology and Sociology Major with a minor in Education and is a member of the Assumption College Class of 2020. Sarah is from Westerly, RI.
Alea Ketchum is a Human Services major and a member of the Assumption College class of 2022.
Alysha McGovern is Biology & Psychology double major. She is a member of the class of 2019. Alysha is from Marlborough, MA.
Sarah Ardolino is a Sociology and Psychology major and a member of the Assumption College Class of 2020. Sarah is from Wilbraham, MA.
Michael Turaj is a History major and a member of the Assumption college class of 2020. Michael is from Shelton, Connecticut.