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Nikki Santoro Read Bio +/-

Interim Director/Student Employment Coordinator

12 Austin Place

Nikki Santoro holds a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from William Paterson University and a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education/Psychology from The College of New Jersey. An elementary educator for two years prior to joining the Bloomfield College community, Nikki decided to pursue her love of counseling and begin a career in higher education working with college students to discover and obtain their professional career goals. She is passionate about learning new technology, enjoys working with colleagues to brainstorm and implement streamlined practices, and continuously seeks to hone her technological skills. A new professional to the field, Nikki is excited to grow and develop in career development and make an impact on the lives of those she serves.

Jennifer Messina Read Bio +/-

Department Secretary

12 Austin Place

Jennifer Messina earned her Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Berkeley College in Woodland Park, NJ. She went on to work at JP Morgan in New York City for 8 years, moving up from an administrative assistant to working in the IT department as a desktop support specialist. She made a professional decision to work closer to her home and accepted a position with Aventis Pharmaceuticals in Bridgewater, NJ. Jennifer took some time to raise her family, and upon re-entering the workforce, realized that she wanted to be able to help college students make their own dreams a reality.