Associate Director, The College
Mylene returned to Career Services in 2015 after four years planning events at The Ritz-Carlton in St. Thomas and at the Philadelphia Marriott. She began working in the Career Services office right after graduating from the University of Richmond, where she was an English and History double-major. Mylene assisted students and employers in her various roles as On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator, Assistant to the Wharton and Engineering teams and Information Resources and Web Manager. In her current role, Mylene meets with students and works directly with employers to connect students with job and internship opportunities. Although Mylene loved her few years planning weddings in the Caribbean, she is delighted to be back home in Philadelphia and also at Penn.
Senior Digital Resources Manager
Supervising office technology, all aspects of our online presence, career surveying and statistics are just a few of the tasks that fall under Michael’s purview. He began work in Career Services in 2004 and has served as the assistant for the CAS and Graduate Students groups before moving into his current position. He also served as the Arts & Cultures Coordinator for College Houses and Academic Services from 2007-2009, and has been the Director of Penn Life Sketches for the office of New Student Orientation and Academic Initiatives since 2008. As part of his work in Career Services, he sits on the Health Professions Advisory Board and the Hoesley Digital Literacy Fellows Program committee. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts from Muhlenberg College and studied performance and theater criticism at Goldsmith’s College, University of London. Outside of Career Services, Michael is a professional actor, director and playwright. He is the managing director of The Porch Room film and theater company. His award winning plays are available from Samuel French, Inc. He puts those talents to use as the co-host of the weekly CS Radio Podcast!