Heather Carpenter-Oliveira is the Associate Director and Senior Co-op Coordinator for the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Co-op. In this role, she leads the entire graduate co-op program for the department and finds great joy in helping students navigate their experiential learning journey at the University. She advises both undergraduate and graduate students, helping them find roles that further develop their skills and meet their career goals. In her past role as the Director of Career Services at Fisher College, she led the development of the internship program in addition to strategically planning the direction of the college’s career center. Heather received her Master’s degree in Law, Policy, and Society from Northeastern University and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Providence College. She is past President of the Career Counselor’s Consortium (CCC) and is a member of CEIA and NACE.
Honors & Awards
- 2024 Distinguished Faculty Award
- 2017 Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award
Feb 01, 2024
The College of Engineering recognized faculty and staff at the annual faculty and staff awards event and thanked everyone for their hard work and dedication in support of our students, college, and university during the 2023-2024 academic year. View award recipients and photo gallery.
Sep 10, 2020
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.
May 03, 2017
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Edward Beighley, CEE Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Tommaso Melodia, ECE Rising Star Staff Award Erin Schnepp, Undergraduate Academic Advising Carolina Venegas-Martinez, CEE Outstanding Teachers of First Year […]