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Career Development Center


Through individual appointments, virtual resources and workshops, the GMercyU Career Development Center is here to support students and alumni with their career goals and needs. It's never too early to think about your career, so let’s get started!

Career Development Services

Mission Statement

Empower and equip students to transition from college to career.

The Value of Working with Career Development

Take a look at all the ways GMercyU’s Career Development Center is helping students:
How Career Development Is Impacting Students' Career Goals
Student Satisfaction and Learning Report (PDF)

Contact Us

The Career Development Center is located in the Keiss Library & Learning Commons.

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Contact our office for additional hours)
Phone: 215-646-7300, ext. 21230

Our Staff

Nick Schaefer

Director of Career Development
215-646-7300, ext. 21420

Education and Training

Master of Arts in Counseling, Manhattan College
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Rider University
Certificate, Foundations of Positive Psychology, University of Pennsylvania (Coursera)
Certified Professional Career Coach and Resume Writer
LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training

Fun Fact: Hiked in all 14 states of the Appalachian Trail.

Casey Hilferty

Associate Director of Career Development
215-646-7300, ext. 21572

Education and Training

Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Lehigh University
Bachelor of Arts in History, Moravian College
GMercyU FYE Instructor
LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training
Member of NASPA, NACE, EACE, and AAUW

Fun Fact: It’s my goal to make it on Jeopardy!