Graduate Career Connections Staff

Mailing Address:

Rady School of Management
Attention: Rady Graduate Career Connections
Wells Fargo Hall, UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0553
La Jolla, CA 92093-0553

Terra Saltzman-Baker

Terra Saltzman-Baker,
Director Career Connections

Terra Saltzman-Baker joined the Rady School of Management team as Director, Rady Graduate Career Connections in December 2013. She oversees all aspects of career development for graduate business students and alumni of the following Rady programs:  MBA (full time, flex weekend and flex evening), Master of Finance and Master of Science in Business Analytics. 

In this role, she continues to build upon existing corporate relationships, strategizes new partnerships on and off-campus, creates and executes on Rady recruiting activities - all to increase the visibility of Rady students and alumni in the local, regional, national and global community.  Successful outcomes include supporting start-up ventures, students successfully accepting internships and job offers, and an increase in year-over-year statistics for the Rady population.

Yvonne Wu

Yvonne Wu,
Events Manager

Yvonne Wu joined the Graduate Career Connections Team in September 2015 as the Careers Assistant.  In December 2016, Yvonne became the Careers Program/Event Manager.  In this role, she works to strengthen and grow Rady corporate partners by working with employers to plan panel discussions, company presentations and interviews, which all helps to provide the students an avenue to meet with companies on a personal level.  Yvonne is responsible for planning career fairs, corporate activities with students, and corporate visits and treks.

Yvonne previously worked at Cal State Fullerton for almost 8 years as an administrative support assistant in the Mathematics Department.  She obtained an MBA with an emphasis in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona before moving to San Diego in 2015.

 

Jeanette Meliska-Romero

Jeanette Meliska-Romero,
Employer Relations Manager & Career Consultant

Jeanette joined the Rady School of Management team in 2016 as a career consultant and Employer Relations Manager. She currently works with graduate business students, who are earning degrees in Business Administration (MBA), Finance (MFin), and Business Analytics (MSBA).  Jeanette brings over 10 years of career counseling and professional development experience to help students define, pursue, and achieve their professional and personal goals.

Jeanette holds a B.A in Anthropology from the University of Redlands and a M.S. in Counseling from Cal State University, Long Beach. Jeanette specializes in advising international students, students with disabilities, and adult learners. She is highly skilled in resume and cover letter reviews, job and internship searches, interview techniques, career exploration.  Jeanette is also a certified interpreter of the Strong Interest Inventory Assessment, and experienced in interpreting the MBTI and CareerLeader assessments.

Kathy Self

Kathy Self,
Employer Relations Manager & Career Consultant

Kathy Self joined Rady School of Management in October 2015 to support graduate students in navigating the job search process. Kathy is a dedicated career development professional, skilled at assisting individuals with identifying strengths as well as leveraging experiences and contacts to target career opportunities. She is passionate about empowering candidates through the development of key job search skills, including interview techniques, networking strategies, and resume construction.  Kathy received her Master’s in Career Counseling at the University of San Diego and Bachelors in Public Affairs at Wells College.  During the 10 plus years she has worked in career advising she has prepared and connected hundreds of students with employers and taught courses as well as seminars on numerous career development topics.  She is a certified Meyers- Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) facilitator and qualified to administer the Strong Interest Inventory and Career Leader assessment tools.

Rosilynn Tillett

Rosilynn Tillett,
Employer Relations Manager & Career Consultant

Rosilynn Tillett is a Career Consultant and Employer Relations Manager at the Rady School of Management at UC San Diego. She brings over 14 years of corporate staffing and university recruiting experience as an HP recruiter and program manager. She also has over 3 years of hands-on experience in career advising, employment reporting and employer relations. She is passionate about working with students who are looking to make a career transition, and helping employers bridge the gap between their hiring needs and finding the right talent. She is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area and received her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University.

 

Linda Kurtz

Linda Kurtz,
Rady Flex and Alumni Career Consultant

Linda Kurtz joined the Rady School of Management Career Connections team in May 2015 to support the FlexMBA program students and Rady Alumni. In this role, Linda partners with students and alumni on crafting a career vision and developing career strategies for achieving career goals.

Linda is a certified Career Coach and credentialed Human Resources professional. She is a Gallup trained Strengths Coach. She has worked with a variety of organizations and professionals representing Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, technology firms and start-ups facilitating talent acquisition, performance management, and career development. As a Career Coach, Linda works with individuals and small groups providing personalized coaching, tactics and strategies for thriving and moving forward. Linda is passionate about connecting to a career path that matches personal values and interests. Linda earned her business degree from SDSU and coaching credentials from both Chapman and UCSD. Linda volunteers with non-profit organizations serving the underemployed in San Diego and speaks at professional networking forums on career related topics.