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Tess Povar

Tess Povar smiling at the camera on the 2nd floor of the Ryan Center for Business Studies with a glass walkway behind her.

Assistant Director/ Career Coach for the Providence College School of Business

Tess Povar started her position at Providence College in January 2016. Prior to joining PC she worked in various corporate roles first starting in Marketing and Events at Alex and Ani, then getting experience in a start-up retail company called BENRUS spearheading all of the Public Relations then ultimately ending up at Time Inc. working on Sports Illustrated, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and Coastal Living as a Publicist. Tess wanted to bring her business expertise and professional development skills back to higher education to help students find and land their dream jobs. She received her BA in Public Relations and Communication Studies from University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media.

  • Provide Career Education Support for Undergraduate Business Students
  • Facilitate Employer Partnerships for Recruiting Programs
  • Execute Workshops Designed to Strengthen Professional Development Skills

Phone: (401) 865-1579
Email: tpovar@providence.edu
Office: Slavin 108 and 134 Ryan Center