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Meet Our Career Peer Advisors

Career Peer Advisors and Student Administrative Assistants serve a critical role in the Engineering Career Center. Our student employees welcome and direct students, employers, and visitors to appropriate resources; offer an invaluable student perspective needed to create effective programming and services, provide resume & cover letter critiques, and mock interviews, and so much more!

If you are interested in being a part of our team, email Helen Chandler (helen.chandler@cornell.edu). We hire Career Peer Advisors on an as-needed basis. Students from all colleges are encouraged to apply.

Emma Rose, Peer Advisor, Engineering Career Center

Emma Rose Wirshing
Computer Science, College of Engineering  '19

Emma Rose is a senior in the College of Engineering. Originally from San Francisco, she is majoring in Computer Science with minors in Business and Law & Society. On campus, she’s the captain of the Cornell Speech and Debate Society British Parliamentary team, a member of the Engineering Dean’s Advisory Committee, and works remotely for a fintech startup in San Francisco. She’s had internships at PubNub, LendingHome, and Microsoft over the past three summers and is planning on pursuing a career in software engineering after graduation. In the office, Emma Rose advises her peers during one-on-one appointments for resume and cover letter critiques, conducts mock interviews, and helps at the front desk.

Grace Okunubi, Peer Advisor, Engineering Career Center

Grace Okunubi
College of Engineering '20

Grace is a sophomore in the College of Engineering. Originally from New York City, she plans on majoring in Information Science concentrating in behavioral sciences and minoring in Communications. On campus, Grace is the Telecommunications Chair of the National Society of Black Engineers and a member of the Triumphant Praise Dance Troupe. In the office, you will find Grace at the front desk greeting visitors, assisting employers, answering questions, and directing students to resources.  

Jack O'Sullivan-Griffith, Peer Advisor, Engineering Career Center

Jack O'Sullivan-Griffith
School of Hotel Administration '19

Jack is a junior in the College of Business. He spent the summer working at J.P. Morgan as a Markets Summer Analyst. On campus, Jack is the President of the on-campus investment club, Apex Capital. He is also an active brother for his business fraternity, Phi Gamma Nu. In the office, Jack works at the front desk assisting students and visitors, and conducts resume/cover letter critiques as well as mock interviews with peers.

Joseph Arewa, Peer Advisor, Engineering Career Center

Joseph Arewa
College of Engineering '20

Joseph is a sophomore in the College of Engineering from New Jersey. He is currently working towards affiliating as a Mechanical Engineer and wants to further his education by participating in the Master of Engineering program before going out into the workforce. At Cornell, he is an active member of both NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) and S.W.A.G (Scholars Working Ambitiously to Graduate). In the office, you will find Joseph at the front desk greeting visitors, assisting employers, answering questions, and directing students to resources.  

Nicole Torosian, Peer Advisor, Engineering Career Center

Nicole Torosian
Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering '19

Nicole is a junior in the College of Engineering from New Hampshire. She is majoring in Chemical Engineering and hopes to pursue a career in the biopharmaceutical industry. Over the summer, Nicole was a process validation intern at a biologic protein manufacturer. At Cornell, Nicole conducts research with the Alabi lab and volunteers with Step Up. In the office, Nicole assists students at the front desk and conducts resume and cover letter critiques as well as mock interviews.

Emily Gibson

Emily Gibson

Civil Engineering, College of Engineering '21

Emily is a sophomore in the College of Engineering. Originally from Champaign, Illinois, she plans to major in Civil Engineering with a minor in Public Policy. On campus, Emily is a member of the project team Bridges to Prosperity, as well as Debates in Science and Health. She spent the summer working in the Bioadaptive Morphology Lab at the University of Illinois. In the office, you will find Emily at the front desk assisting visitors, answering questions, and directing students to resources.