School of Business career office welcomes new director

The Wayne State University School of Business Career Planning and Placement Office (CPP) has announced the hiring of Carlos Pierre as director, effective May 4.

Pierre most recently served as director of Career Services and Experiential Learning at Marygrove College. Prior to Marygrove, he worked in career services at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, Pierre served as an adjunct faculty member at Xavier. 

Pierre earned a B.A. in psychology from Ohio University and a M.A. in community counseling from the University of Cincinnati.

Pierre succeeds Emily Kravetz, who served as director of CPP since 2012. Kravetz is transitioning into a new role as co-director of the school’s new Corporate Mentor Program.

About the Career Planning and Placement Office

The Career Planning and Placement Office in the Wayne State University School of Business was created in 2005 upon the recommendation of the school’s Board of Visitors. CPP supports business students and alumni with their career planning needs, from career assessments to resume reviews, as well as job and internship search support and career advising. In addition to its on-campus career fairs, CPP averages roughly 250 employer interviews and 2,000 student career advising appointments per year. Additionally, more than 900 employers are registered with the office’s website.

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