Career Services Center
Diana has been a Career Services professional for over 20 years, first at the Claremont Graduate University and then at Claremont McKenna College starting in 1997. She worked in both an Employer Relations role and with the Sponsored Internship Program in CMC Career Services before moving to the CMC Admissions Office for 8 years. Diana rejoined the Career Services Center in August of 2008 as the Acting Director and became Director in early 2009. Diana counsels students of all majors, but focuses primarily on Government, IR, Philosophy and Public Affairs, and Science majors. She has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Whitman College and an MBA from the Drucker School of Management at the Claremont Graduate University.
Beth manages the on-campus recruiting program and works with students to help them realize their career goals. Prior to joining Career Services, Beth worked as a recruiter for seven years with a focus on placing accounting and finance individuals. Additionally, Beth worked in public accounting where she was involved with both audit and tax engagements. Beth is excited to come back to the Claremont community, where she earned her degree in Economics and Accounting at Claremont McKenna College and her MBA from Claremont Graduate University.
A native of Claremont, Jason began his career in higher education shortly after earning his B.A. from UCLA. After working at UC Berkeley for several years, he returned to Southern California and began temping at CMC while he pursued his passion for playing music. Two years, ten assignments and several tours later, Jason became the Assistant Director for Student Affairs at CMC's Dean of Students Office, a position he held for almost five years. "I'm excited to be back at CMC," Jason wrote of his position with Career Services, "and look forward to helping students obtain meaningful summer internships."
Originally from Chicago, Scott made the leap to Claremont McKenna in 2015 and will lead the marketing, social media, and events coordination efforts within the Career Services Center. He obtained a degree in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2009 and an MS in Educational Leadership from Oklahoma State University in 2012. Before coming to CMC, Scott worked in Housing & Residence Life for over six years. Scott loves the arts and has been involved with drawing, painting, and graphic design for most of his life.
Charlene was born in Pomona and has always been a resident of the Inland Empire. She attended Pitzer College and Chaffey College. She began working in Career Services at Claremont Graduate University in 1981 and came to CMC in 1999. She enjoys working with the employers as well as the students and loves the campus environment. She has two grown sons, a daughter-in-law and three beautiful grandchildren.
Sandra is a Southern Californian and has an extensive work experience in corporate America. In 1998 she decided to transition from the recruiting team at Accenture to the career services team at CMC in order to achieve life balance with her young family. She takes great pride in helping students prepare for life after CMC and shares her business knowledge with them.
Marisa Walter assists finance-focused economics majors, the Robert Day Scholar undergraduate program and the Master’s Program in Finance students with internship and full-time placement. She helps to facilitate the career development process, networking opportunities and other on and off campus activities designed to enhance the recruiting experience for students. Marisa graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Claremont Graduate University with a Master's in Education. Her background includes work in human capital consulting, financial service recruiting and coordination of youth education programs.