Dr. Emily Carpenter

Nazareth University

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Nazareth University


Emily Carpenter is the executive director of the Center for Life’s Work at Nazareth College. The Center for Life’s Work launched in August 2016 and combines the previously separate Career Services Office, the Internship Program, and the Center for Civic Engagement. Prior to this role, she was the director of Nazareth’s college-wide internship program and an assistant professor in the School of Management. Before joining Nazareth in January 2012, Emily was the Director of Business and Finance Programs and Senior Associate Director in the Career and Internship Center at the University of Rochester.  Outside of work, she is a mom of two boys, enjoys singing loudly in cars, going on new adventures, and eating outside when the Rochester weather cooperates.