Frank Fessenden

Executive Director

Frank Fessenden

Frank Fessenden (he/him) is the Executive Director of Corporate Relations at Brandeis International Business School. In his role, Frank oversees the Career Strategies and Engagement team to provide opportunities for student-employer engagement, raise the profile of the school in the employer community, and prepare students for successful careers.

Frank brings more than 25 years experience building successful partnerships in business and higher education. Early in his career, Frank served as Director of the career centers at Boston College and Brandeis University, providing comprehensive career services to undergraduate and graduate students. In those roles, his focus was on growing jobs and internships,  expanding alumni engagement through innovative programming, and implementing strategic technology solutions to advance student careers and connect students with prospective employers.

For the last 15 years, Frank has held leadership roles in various Edtech and consulting firms, including as Vice President of Business Development at Interfolio and Edgework Consulting, and as Managing Director at Academic Partnerships. His primary focus was on building deep partnerships between universities and businesses, creating and executing business development strategies, and engaging individual stakeholders at all levels of the partnerships.

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How Trust Can Advance Your Career

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The 50 Best Companies to Grow your Career, from LinkedIn

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