Diane Mellon manages and administers the Cooperative Education Program and the Cooperative Education course (IDS-3949 and IDS-4949) for students and employers. She serves in a consulting role, providing career counseling and job search coaching services to students from the College of Engineering. Diane is also an instructor for the Career Development for Today course (SLS-2401) and represents Career Services on the Education Connection Committee for the Greater Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce.
Starting her career in higher education in residence life as an undergraduate, Diane continued this into her professional career and switched early on into the area of working directly with students, faculty and employers for 15 years. Her passion lies in the area of Experiential Learning and educating students on the importance of participating in these opportunities before they graduate.
Diane earned a Master of Science in Education degree with an emphasis in School Counseling from Alfred University and Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology and minor in Psychology from SUNY Cortland.