Andrea Rydel

Andrea Rydel
Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Alumni & Corporate Engagement

Andrea Rydel is responsible for guiding our students in their career development process and engaging alumni, graduate students, campus partners, and employers in the mentorship and support of our students. She oversees programming around life design, career mentorship, and peak performance training to help students prepare for a career with purpose. Prior to joining the Honors College, she served as Assistant Director of Internships and Career Counseling at Princeton University. She earned her M.A. in Counseling from Montclair University, her B.A. in Psychology with honors from Rutgers College, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Psychology with a focus on the career development experience of minority women during college.