Meet the OCS Staff
Rachel DuBois, Director
As Director of Career Services at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Rachel oversees strategy, staffing, partnerships, budgeting, and programming for the Career Services team. This dynamic role allows her to draw on her 15+ years in public service and higher education. Rachel is a Gallup-certified CliftonStrengths coach and a certified MBTI practitioner. Rachel came to NYU in 2010 after teaching for several years at Eastern Michigan University. Rachel received her MA from Eastern Michigan University and a BA from the University of Georgia. She is currently pursuing a Management Certificate in Learning Design from the NYU School of Professional Studies.
Alex Cobus, Associate Director
Alex oversees employer engagement and supports NYU Wagner students and alumni in all stages of their career development. Prior to joining NYU Wagner, Alex worked at NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development and the Office of Global Services (OGS) at Tandon, before that. Alex received a BA in Sociology from Binghamton and MA in International Education from NYU Steinhardt. She brings over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector and has worked and volunteered abroad in the UK, Spain, Poland, Germany, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Cambodia. She is thrilled to be a bit closer to home supporting NYU Wagner students & alumni reach their academic and career goals in public service and social impact.
Carlos Flores, Associate Director
Carlos supports NYU Wagner students and alumni in the pursuit of their career and professional goals through advising, teaching, and program development. Carlos also serves as liaison between OCS and all Wagner student groups, collaborating on career-related programs such as career panels and professional development workshops. Carlos has six years of experience working in career services in a variety of higher education institutions in the NY/NJ area. Carlos received a BA in Sociology from the University of South Florida and an MA in Counseling, with a concentration in Higher Education/Student Affairs from Montclair State University. Carlos is currently pursuing his PhD in Counseling with a focus on social justice and advocacy at Montclair State University.
Daphne Wang, Operations and Database Administrator
Daphne manages the database for the NYU Wagner Career Directory and provides administrative operational support to the Office of Career Services for projects and events. Prior to her current role, Daphne worked with NYC Health + Hospitals where she was an assistant coordinating manager providing administrative support to the pediatrics department and focused on outreach and engagement with the community. Daphne received her B.A in Psychology from Queen's College. She began her early career in hospitality and received extensive training on providing excellent customer centered service. Daphne enjoys connecting with people and appreciates assisting others in fulfilling their goals.