Meet the OCS Staff

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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. 

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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.

Yaniv Kleinman

Yaniv Kleinman, Associate Director

Yaniv partners with student groups at Wagner and coaches students in their career development and job search strategy. He leverages his 8+ years of experience in career coaching, global education, diversity and inclusion, and project management to provide career support for Wagner students. Prior to coming to Wagner, he coached MBA students interested in tech and entrepreneurship and managed programs for first-generation college students at NYU. A graduate of Florida International University (B.A. Political Science and Philosophy) and the University of Chicago (M.A. International Relations), Yaniv also brings experience from his work with AmeriCorps Public Allies, Democracy Now!, and MAPS Corps. In his time off, he enjoys reading, chess, hiking, cycling, and photography. He is originally from Bogotá, Colombia.

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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.