M.S. Human Resource Development, St. John Fisher College
B.A. Interpersonal Communication, State University of New York at Geneseo
Laurie Valentino has over ten years of experience within higher education and career development advising experience. Graduating from SUNY Geneseo with a B.A. in interpersonal communication, Laurie continued her education at St. John Fisher College, earning her M.S. in human resource development.
Prior to coming to Fisher, Ms. Valentino worked within human resources roles at Wegmans Food Markets and Paychex. She began her higher education career at the University of Rochester and came to Fisher in 2006 as the assistant director of the Career Center where she worked directly with students, managed the accounting recruiting program, served as a freshman advisor and took the lead role in implementing CareerZone on campus. When Ms. Valentino moved to the School of Business in fall 2012, she oversaw accounting and finance internships and in fall 2014, began her position as internship coordinator, managing the internship program for all five undergraduate majors in the School of Business.
In addition to her internship coordinator responsibilities, Ms. Valentino currently teaches Career Planning in the School, is the SHRM faculty advisor, and serves as the committee-cohort liaison in the Women's Leadership Series Steering Committee.