Daemen University Career Services offers a variety of services to undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to assist them in their career decision-making and job search process. All of our services are voluntary, with students/alumni choosing the services that are best suited to their needs.
Mr. Lamark Shaw is the Director of Career Services and an adjunct professor who teaches CFE101 at Daemen University. Mr. Shaw also is the Sales Manager/Buyer for United Men’s Fashion in Buffalo, New York. He has a BS in Design from Buffalo State College, an MS in Organizational Leadership from Medaille University, and an Entrepreneurial Leadership Certificate from the University of Buffalo. Mr. Shaw is currently working on his Ph.D. in Organization and Management at Capella University.
- Business Administration - all specializations
- History & Political Science
- Leadership & Innovation
- Modern Language
- Paralegal Studies
- Visual & Performing Arts
Tiffany Dillon is the Assistant Director of Career Services at Daemen University and loves working with students and alumni regarding their career and professional development.
Tiffany is currently a member of the Western New York Association of College Career Centers (WNYACCC) where she previously served on the Board of Directors as their Past President and Secretary. Tiffany currently serves on the WNYACCC committees for Teacher Recruiter Day (TRD) and the Western New York Career & Internship Fair (WNY CIF). Tiffany is also a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach which has allowed her the ability to work with individuals to identify and discover their natural talents, strengths, and contributions while understanding the value and appreciation they bring for themselves and others.
Tiffany has also served on the Board of Directors for the Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Association (BNHRA) in the roles of Past President as well as College Relations Director which allowed her to work with students from various colleges/universities across Western New York. It is with this experience that she realized her passion for working directly with students. She received her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Medaille University.
- Health Promotion
- Liberal Studies
- Natural Science
- Physical Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Public Health
Sara Rinehart (she/her) is a Career Advisor with the Career Services team and is passionate about empowering others as they navigate their personal and professional life journey. Sara completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Speech & Hearing Science at the University at Buffalo in May 2021. She is a recent graduate from Buffalo State University where she earned her master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. Outside of school and work, Sara enjoys spending her time with friends and family. She loves the outdoors, and you can typically find her camping, hiking, or traveling somewhere.
- Applied Behavior Analysis
- Behavioral Science
- Global & Local Sustainability
- Social Work
Michelle Thompson is the Employer and Student Relations Coordinator. In addition to providing administrative support and supervising the Work-Study Office Assistants, Michelle is responsible for the project management of career fairs and onsite employer recruitment. Michelle is also responsible for the universities Post Graduate Survey. Having previously worked at Autism Services, Inc. and the Research Foundation of SUNY Buffalo, she brings with her an extensive background in project management, grants management, budget development, fiscal forecasting, personnel, and office management.