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Career Center Director Marianna Savoca Featured in USA Today

Mariana Savoca
Career Center Director Mariana Savoca

An interview with Marianna Savoca, Director of Stony Brook University’s Career Center, is featured on USA Today College.

In the April 30 article. “Win over any job interviewer with these 4 questions,” Savoca offers practical advice for wowing potential employers.

For example, Savoca recommends asking about the organization’s priorities to learn what, specifically, you’ll focus on as an employee, as well as how your role might evolve once you’re in it.

“It can tell you a lot about the organization,” Savoca said, “and the extent to which they plan.”

Savoca began her career in development/alumni relations. She came to Stony Brook in 1997 and has held the director post since 2000. Professionally, she is an experienced speaker, has held leadership roles in several career development organizations, consulted for university career centers domestically and internationally, and has been recognized with several awards for excellence, including a Fulbright Award for Administrators in International Education, the NSEE Rising Leader Award, and the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service. Marianna earned a BS from SUNY Binghamton, MS from Indiana University, and is currently working on a doctorate.

To read the entire interview, visit USA Today.

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