This page contains SMLR student advising and career services contact information along with university announcements and resources.

Universitywide Communications and Resources

Announcements and information from the Rutgers University administration:  

Health and Wellness Information

SMLR Student Advising Resources

Student counselors and career specialists are available to assist you remotely. Student services contacts are listed below for each of SMLR's academic departments. Where there are multiple contacts listed, please refrain from emailing more than one individual with your request or question. 

Human Resource Management Department

Undergraduate programs:
Shuenn “Grace” Tien, Student Counselor 
Nayana Vaidya, Student Counselor

In-person MHRM program:
Dave Ferio, Director
Rebecca Tinkham, Student Counselor

Online MHRM program:
Hadi El-Farr, Director 
Allison Kushner, Student Counselor 

Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department

Undergraduate programs:
Amy Marchitto, Student Counselor
Talia Schank, Student Counselor 

Graduate programs:
Akhila Naik, Director of Student Services
Fran Ryan, Graduate Director
Admissions info:

Ph.D. Program in Industrial Relations and Human Resources

Michael Sturman, Director
Allison Kushner, Student Counselor 
Hanbo Shim, Student Representative
Justin Vinton, Student Representative


SMLR Library (Carey Library) in the Labor Education Center

The SMLR Library in the Labor Education Center is closed, but Julie Peters can be contacted for remote assistance.
Julie Peters, Library Director


SMLR Career Services

Len Garrison, Associate Director
Carlos Flores, Career Management Specialist 
Jacqueline Maginnis, Career Management Specialist

Note from ​​​​​SMLR Career Services: SMLR Career Services is available to provide virtual career advising. If you would like assistance reviewing your resume, cover letter, internship/job search strategy, or interviewing techniques, please continue to schedule appointments via Handshake