Career Services Staff

Who's My Counselor?

Michelle Chamberlain
 
Michelle Chamberlain

Associate Vice President & Dean of Student Opportunities
Dean of the Robert Day Scholars Program
mchamberlain@cmc.edu

Michelle is responsible for leading the Student Opportunity Center, which houses Career Services, the Sponsored Internship Program, and the Scholar Communities, which includes the Robert Day Scholars Program. In this capacity, Michelle interacts with internal and external constituencies to connect students to the many resources and opportunities offered at CMC through programming and counseling. Previously, Michelle was an attorney with O'Melveny & Myers LLP, focused on structured finance and private equity. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern California, a Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from Claremont Graduate University, and a Juris Doctor from Southwestern School of Law. She resides in Claremont and is active in her community, as a member of the Southwestern School of Law Board of Visitors and Mt. San Antonio Gardens Corporation Board. 

 
Charlene Kile
 
Charlene Kile

Employer Relations Coordinator
ckile@cmc.edu

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.

 
 
Beth (Saliba) Milev ’05

Associate Director of External Relations
bsaliba@cmc.edu

Beth works with all Robert Day Scholars and works with students, alumni and employers associated with the Business and Real Estate interest cluster. 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.

 
Colleen Murphy
 
Colleen Murphy

Associate Director
cmurphy@cmc.edu

Colleen works with students, employers and alumni associated with the following interest clusters: Government, Public Policy & Law and Accounting, Insurance & Financial Services. She recently relocated to California from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Prior to joining CMC, Colleen worked as a campus recruiter for a national public accounting firm; coordinated job fairs and served on the executive board for a large career services consortium; and served as a Career Counselor and Assistant Director for several colleges and universities in Ohio, Maryland and Pennsylvania. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Journalism and English from Indiana University and her master's in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University in Ohio.

 

 
Gary Salata
 
Gary Salata

Assistant Director
gsalata@cmc.edu

Gary works with students, employers and alumni associated with the following interest clusters: Medicine, Biotech & Health Services, Consulting, and Science & Environment. Gary has extensive experience in higher education and marketing. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, San Diego and lives in Long Beach.

 
 
Evan Wollen

Assistant Director for Sponsored Internship Program
ewollen@cmc.edu

Mr. Evan Wollen is a graduate of Amherst College in Amherst, MA. For the last 22 years he served as a Field Artillery officer in the US Army, retiring in October, 2016. Also trained as an academic World War I Historian, Mr. Wollen has served as a Professor of History at the United States Military Academy and Deputy Director of the US Army’s Combat Studies Institute. A native of the great state of New Jersey, Mr. Wollen is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is also a World Rugby Licensed Rugby Educator. Mr. Wollen’s last job on Active Duty was the 35th Professor of Military Science at Claremont McKenna College. He is currently the Assistant Director for Claremont McKenna College Sponsored Internship Program.

 
Sandra Aguirre
 
Sandra Aguirre

Administrative Assistant
saguirre@cmc.edu

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.

Contact

Career Services @ the Soll Center for Student Opportunity

Claremont McKenna College
390 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 607-7038
Fax: (909) 607-7385
Email:

Campus Location

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390 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711