After graduating from Wesleyan, Melanie completed an AmeriCorps term of service with Public Allies. She served at Year Up Bay Area, an organization dedicated to preparing 18-24 year-old disconnected young adults for success in the workforce. Afterwards, she worked as a Corporate Project Leader for HandsOn Bay Area, planning and managing high-impact community service events. She returned to the east coast for a master’s degree in Human Development and Psychology, after which she worked as a Career Advisor at Wesleyan University. She came to UC in 2014.
- Master of Education—Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- Bachelor of Arts—Psychology, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
- Career Decision Making CNSL 3001