Jackie Blesso

Jackie BlessoSenior Assistant Director of Career Development


Northeastern University | MS College Student Development & Counseling
Amherst College | BA Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought


In addition to counseling undergraduates, Jackie manages Hiatt's World of Work (WOW) internship funding program and supervises the Hiatt Advisors, Brandeis' team of peer career counselors. She is the liaison for the following academic areas: East Asian Studies, European Cultural Studies, German Language & Literature, Journalism, Latin American & Latino Studies, Russian Language & Literature, and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Prior to coming to Brandeis in 2009, Jackie worked in many areas of higher education including admissions, financial aid, student activities and career services. Jackie graduated from Amherst College in 2004 with a BA in Law, Jurisprudence & Social Thought and received an MS in College Student Development & Counseling from Northeastern University in 2008.