The Berklee Career Center is here to help you. Maybe you're not yet sure what you want to do, or maybe you know exactly what you want to do but aren't certain how to get there. Maybe you're looking to build on your existing experience, or maybe you want to get your foot in the door for that first post-college job.
Wherever you are in planning your career, the Berklee Career Center will meet you there. We welcome you to take advantage of more personalized assistance by making an appointment with us.
Connect with the Berklee Career Center
As a Berklee undergraduate or graduate student, there are several ways to make the most of what the Berklee Career Center has to offer:
- Schedule an appointment. Log in to the Berklee Career Manager, and click “Request an Advising Appointment.”
- Stop by during walk-in hours. No appointment? No problem. If you’re located on the Boston campus, we’re available from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.
- Attend a resumé/cover letter tune-up session. Every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., let us help you make your resumé and cover letter shine. Bring your current draft for feedback, or just come learn more about what employers look for and what to include before you begin.
- Call us. Not in the area? You can schedule an appointment with us (see above) to take place over the phone or via Skype.
We recommend that you explore the Berklee Career Center website prior to meeting with us. You may find answers to many of your questions that way, thereby allowing more time to explore questions not covered elsewhere. Popular topics of discussion at the Berklee Career Center include but are not limited to the following:
- music and creative arts career options;
- job search strategies;
- academic major options;
- personal goal development, self-assessment, interest, and values;
- experience and/or portfolio development;
- relocating to a new city;
- entrepreneurial business planning;
- networking and alumni connections;
- branding, marketing, and promotion;
- performance booking strategies;
- mock interviews and negotiating; and
Career and Internship Advisors
The Berklee Career Center staff are experienced professionals with a wealth of knowledge ready to provide you with expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to help you meet your career goals.
Andy Chau was formerly the director of career services and student programs at Boston Conservatory, where he developed a comprehensive career services model for the Conservatory, implementing and producing a diverse portfolio of programs that included the Entrepreneurial Grant Program, the Professional Development Initiative, and the first (and now annual) Senior Dance Showcase in New York City. Prior to working in higher education, he was a full-time music educator, and he continues to teach part time in the Boston Public Schools and Rivers School Conservatory. Chau is an active producer, performer, conductor, and educator in the Greater Boston area. He currently performs with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus and recently toured the Middle East, performing in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel, and Istanbul, Turkey. He holds Master of Music Education from Boston Conservatory and a Bachelor of Music in music education and performance from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He's currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in higher education administration/organizational leadership at Northeastern University.
Dustin Gee comes to Berklee from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he created and led the school’s domestic and international strategy for employer outreach. Over the past seven years, he has worked across higher education in areas including career development, employer relations, campus recruiting, national fellowship advising, and study abroad/international program management. His passions in career services are cultivating best practice models for building strategic employer partnerships and coaching students across disciplines for academic and professional success. From 2010–2011, Gee served as a Fulbright U.S. Teaching Fellow to Montenegro. He has an M.A. in higher education and student affairs from New York University and a B.A. in communication and writing from Juniata College. Gee has been playing trumpet since the age of 12 (though he admits his skills are rusty) and was a member of his college's Choral Union and the Men's Hip-Hop Dance Team.
Tim Hall is a musician, educator, and entrepreneur from Detroit, Michigan. He is an experienced saxophonist, writer, and producer who has performed all around the country. He has a passion for helping students build resiliency through developing skills that strengthen their ability to navigate life. He came to Berklee after receiving his Master of Education from Iowa State University in 2013 and is the coowner of a music and film production company called HipStory.
Melissa Levine began her professional career at Berklee College of Music. At the time, she was hired to build the college’s Office of Experiential Learning (OEL), which assisted students with finding internships. After the recent merger of the OEL and the Career Center, she returned to Berklee as the associate dean of career strategy and services. Levine and her team are tasked with assisting students and alumni with the lifelong career tools and skills to be successful artists and arts entrepreneurs. Before returning to Berklee, she has lived and worked in New York City, most recently as the director of the career center at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, supporting artistic entrepreneurship and career development. She holds an M.S. in higher education and counseling from Northeastern University.
Passionate about social justice, the arts, and the role of higher education in preparing globally minded citizens, Jenna Logue has spent nearly 10 years advising Berklee students and more than 15 years working in higher education, primarily in academic and experiential learning programming. In her current role, she advises undergraduate and graduate students seeking arts and entertainment internships and careers around the world. At Berklee, she has been recognized with a Berklee Urban Service Award for her role in a service-learning course, and she has served on the faculty and staff volunteer committee, Gracenotes. She holds a B.A. from William Smith College and an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Nicole Mlynczak comes to Berklee from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was a successful band director, clinician, adjudicator, private instructor, and active performer on clarinet and saxophone. She was also the director of the Tapestry Visual and Performing Arts Program, serving and mentoring students and artists through authentic artistic and creative experiences. She holds a B.M. in clarinet performance, a B.M.E. in K–12 instrumental education, and an M.M. in music education and wind conducting from Louisiana State University.
Kristin Snyder has been working in the career services field for seven years, where she has collaborated with employers representing a variety of industries and supported undergraduate and graduate students in their career exploration and job and internship searches. She has an M.A. in education from Tufts University, where she studied the relationship between school and society with a focus on the importance of equity and inclusion. She plays the violin and studied music and philosophy as an undergraduate at Sarah Lawrence College.