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Assistant Dean for Career and Academic Advising

Gael Meraud
McCone Building M309
(831) 647-4633

Advising Philosophy

As an advisor, I am eager to share the knowledge I have gained from my extensive experience in career services to partner with students in attaining their professional goals. I encourage students to develop an individualized plan that strengthens their personal brand, articulates their human capital, and identifies gaps during their academic studies or life experience so they may employ a strategy to achieve their career objectives. I feel especially honored to work with students from the Institute whose goals often reflect their commitment to improve global conditions. I enjoy getting to know students individually while serving as a resource and advocate as they manage their lifelong career path.


Gael comes to the Institute with over ten years of experience in career services from Thunderbird School of Global Management and UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. A UC Berkeley alumna, Gael Holds a Bachelor of Arts in French with a specialization in Linguistics. Having advised a diverse international student body and having studied abroad at the University of Paris-Sorbonne, the International College of Cannes, and the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Gael has an affinity for working with students from multicultural backgrounds.