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Meet the SYE Coaching Team

Curious about which career coach could best meet your needs? Meet the SYE Coaching team and schedule an appointment now.

Scott Cohen, Career Advisor & SYE Coach
scohen23@tulane.edu |(504) 314-7951

Scott Cohen provides coaching to students and helps connect them with employers through his role as a Career Coach for the Senior Year Experience (SYE) program at Tulane University. As a coach, he spends time co-creating a plan to make his students hopes and dreams a reality. He also builds rapport with students and learns about their strengths, skills, and abilities through utilizing effective and positive open-ended questions that encourages narratives. He holds a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Florida Atlantic University and bachelor’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Scott has enjoyed a diverse career as a paralegal for over a decade, in both large and small firms, as well as sales and marketing positions for companies such as United Health Group. As a Senior Student and Employer Advisor, Scott is devoted to supporting the career development of each Tulanian by connecting them with employment opportunities, internships, and alumni beneficial to their goals and professional endeavors.

Jan Pereira, Career Advisor & SYE Coach
jpereir@tulane.edu |
(504) 314-2283

Jan Pereira provides high quality coaching to students and helps connect them with employers of interest through her role as a Career Coach for the Senior Year Experience (SYE) program. In SYE, Jan provides customized career coaching to science and engineering students during their last two years as scholars at Tulane. She holds a Master of arts degree in counseling psychology from Antioch University and is completing requirements for her Associate Certified Coaching credential from the International Coaching Federation. Jan has enjoyed a portfolio career in business as a banker, stock broker, executive coach, and co-founder of a career coaching and organizational effectiveness firm, where she counseled college students, graduate students and those beginning their first jobs, as well as coached seasoned professionals.

Kathryn Santanilla, Career Advisor & SYE Coach
ksantanilla@tulane.edu |
(504) 247-1622

Kathryn Santanilla is one of our Senior Year Experience (SYE) Career Coaches who is committed to her work with seniors in liberal arts who are shifting from their educational experiences into employment. In addition to working with seniors, she also meets with freshman through juniors who are exploring majors and gaining internship experiences. With a background in higher education and non-profit work, she brings an experience of working with diverse populations in career transitions. She has a Master of Health Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center.