Office of Career Services - Testudo

Erika Harrigan

Erika HarriganAssistant Director, Part-time MBA Career Consultant,
Baltimore, Md, 
Baltimore Campus
eharriga@rhsmith.umd.edu
410-706-0859

Erika is a Certified Professional Resume Writer, Certified Career Management Coach, and trainer with more than 19 years of experience helping clients secure new positions and/or advance within their chosen fields. Her resume work is featured in The Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads, 2nd. ed., Same-day Resume, 2nd. ed., and The Quick Resume and Cover Letter Book.

Prior to joining the Smith School, Erika worked with mid-career adult learners in a variety of higher education settings, helping them navigate the challenges of transitioning into new functions and fields. She has also served as principal of Success Partners, where she provided comprehensive career development services to a wide variety of individuals including students, executives, and professionals seeking to enter U.S. and foreign markets.

Erika earned a Bachelor of Arts at the College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) and a Master of Science in Higher Education with a concentration in student development and affairs from Drexel University. She also holds a certificate in Adult Career Planning and Development from New York University, a Certified Brain-based Success Coach designation, and has completed graduate coursework in vocational psychology and program planning in adult education at Rutgers University.