Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the Hiatt Career Center. This website highlights the many ways Hiatt can help you connect with high-quality Brandeis students and alumni. We are fortunate to have an outstanding staff and the proper balance of industry-specific expertise, resources and events to help you achieve your recruiting and branding goals.

From helping you build an internship program to creating innovative recruiting events that address your needs, we at Hiatt are committed to your success.  We invite you to stop by the Center to meet with us in-person or attend one of our many special events locally or around the country.  We can also travel to your office to discuss your recruiting goals and how Hiatt can help.

Once again, welcome. We look forward to working with you!

Joseph Du Pont, Esq.

Dean, Hiatt Career Center

About Hiatt

The Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University assists students and alumni in developing the skills to transform their unique backgrounds, liberal arts education and experiential learning into meaningful professional futures and relationships. Hiatt engages alumni, employers, parents, colleagues, and the greater Brandeis community to achieve this mission.


Employer Relations Team

Joseph Du Pont, Esq., Dean of Career Services

(781) 736-3613

Joe’s career is a testament to the opportunities a liberal arts education can provide.  Joe has taught high school, practiced corporate law in New York City and held a senior leadership position at Teach For America, in addition to serving as a senior staff member at the NYU Office of Career Services prior to joining the Brandeis community.

Joe also co-chairs the NACE Leadership Advancement Program and serves on the executive board of the Liberal Arts Career netWORK Job Development Committee.

Joe received a B.A. in History and Religion from Duke University, a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from NYU.


Areas of focus include: finance, consulting, business, and hi-tech

Cary Weir Lytle ’98, M.B.A., Associate Director of Employer Relations

(781) 736-3614


Prior to joining Hiatt, Cary developed institutional partnerships and programs that created access to jobs, internships and scholarships for underrepresented students and professionals as Vice President of Student Affairs for the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) and Assistant Director of Graduate Admission for Bentley University’s McCallum Graduate School of Business.

Cary currently co-chairs the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) Professional Exchange Committee.

Cary received an MBA from the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley University, a Masters in Global Marketing Communication from Emerson College, and a B.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University.

Areas of focus include: biotechnology/pharmaceuticals, health care, science research, and policy

Caroline O’Shea, Assistant Director of Employer Relations

(781) 736-3621


Caroline comes to the Hiatt Career Center with experience in program management, recruiting, event planning, student advising, and counseling. In her current role,  Caroline manages employer outreach efforts for industries such as government, year in service, communications, education, and the green sector and is responsible for all on and off-campus programming related to these areas.

Prior to coming to Brandeis, Caroline worked as an Admissions Counselor at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, Coordinator for Student and Faculty Communications at the Division of Continuing and Professional Studies at Brandeis University, and Family Planning Counselor at Health Care of Southeastern MA. Caroline received a B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Social Work and a minor in Women's Studies from UMass. Caroline also received a Graduate Certificate in Web Content Communications from Brandeis University.

Areas of focus include: government, nonprofit, service, education, marketing/advertising/PR, and media

Lauren LabrecqueAssistant Director of Employer Relations

Prior to joining the Hiatt team, Lauren worked in the Non-Profit sector. Serving as an AmeriCorps member with Peace First, she taught social emotional learning to K-8 Students in low income Boston neighborhoods. After her year of service, Lauren joined the Peace First staff full time as the AmeriCorps & Operations Coordinator continuing her work supporting AmeriCorps and education. From this experience Lauren brings her knowledge of teaching, recruiting, event planning and project management to her new role at Hiatt.

Lauren earned a B.S. in Political Communications, Leadership and Social Advocacy with minors in Psychology and Philosophy from Emerson College.