Cara Costello

Director, Alumni Services, Wharton MBA Career Management

Advising Focus: MBA alumni, mid-late stage careers
Wharton Role: Cara has a passion for supporting the short-term and long-term career goals of MBA alumni. In this role, she offers MBA alumni complimentary career advising, over 60 online career resources, and strategic on-demand career programs, and a new Board of Directors’ Resume Book. Prior to her current role, she spent 15 years working with Wharton students and employers in the Media and Entertainment, Real Estate and Travel and Hospitality industries. Cara is an active member of several cross school committee’s dedicated to Lifelong Learning, Student and Young Alumni Engagement, and Global Outreach.

Before Wharton: Cara worked as Assistant Director of Career Management at Philadelphia University, the Career Development Office at the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and Channel 13 in Rochester, NY.

Education: Wharton Marketing Certificate; MS, School of Higher Education, Syracuse University; BS, Business Communications, State University College at Brockport.