Breton Boudreaux '04: Assistant Director, Alumni Career Development
Breton Boudreaux ’04 is 1 of
7 family members to attend Trinity. While at Trinity, Breton worked at
both the Hartford Magnet Middle School, in the VAMP and Rising Star
programs, as well as the Trinity College Boys and Girls Club. His major
was economics and he minored in classical antiquity.
graduation, Breton worked at Rumsey Hall School, where he taught both
math and spanish. In addition to teaching, he coached soccer, basketball
Breton then moved to New York City where he
received his MA in economics and education from Columbia University. For
the past five years he ran education and leadership development
programs in the non-profit sector.
“I have always felt close to
Trinity and was constantly looking to give back,” says Breton. In
January 2012, the assistant director position drew him back to his alma
mater. This position is aimed at developing and strengthening the
relationship between the Career Development Office and Trinity alumni.
also runs and coordinates the Bantam Success Series which allows
sophomores to do early career exploration. Additionally, Breton is the
pre-law adviser and works on creating partnerships in designated
employment sectors that can lead to internship, job, and networking
opportunities for students and alumni.
“The Trinity Alumni Network is something special. There are not many schools, of any size, with this
type of dedication from the alumni. I am excited to help Trinity become
one of the premier career development offices in the nation.”
Linda Roy: Assistant Director, Operations, Internships, and Event Management
“The most rewarding part of my job is helping students find
academic internships that spark their interest. They gain real-world
work experience through internships in a variety of fields encompassing
the arts, government, law, finance, technology, and community service,”
As Assistant Director, Roy administers the academic internship
program each semester. She works with area employers to maintain the
current roster of credit bearing internships along with developing new
relationships to expand internship opportunities.
In addition, Roy works closely with faculty and students to ensure a
wide range of academic internships are approved and students receive
Roy joined Career Development in 2004, working in various capacities,
and was most recently promoted to assistant director when she took on
the academic internship program.
Before coming to Trinity, Roy worked as a manager an insurance manager in the marketing and communications area. She holds a B.S. in finance from Central Connecticut State University.
Heather Hodge: Assistant Director
“There is no greater reward than helping a student move forward in
the next phase of their journey, whether it is pursuing a career or
furthering their education,” says Heather Hodge.
Hodge began her Trinity career in August 2010. She helps develop,
implement, and evaluate programs, advises and assists students in
securing internships, summer and full-time job opportunities, and
coordinates and markets programs such as career events and practice interviews.
“I like the fact that this office operates as a cohesive team where everyone is focused on helping students identify and
achieve their career aspirations,” adds Hodge.
Hodge brings several years of student career advising to her
Trinity position. She holds an M.B.A. and a B.S. in business
administration from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.Heather.Hodge@trincoll.edu
Kacey Agnew: Assistant Director
“From the initial brainstorming to applying for jobs or graduate
studies, I love the whole process of working with students to realize
and find their path, whatever it might be,” says Agnew. “By working with
Career Development, students can maximize their opportunities for growth
through internships, workshops, community service, and many other
experiences we offer.”
Before joining Trinity, Agnew spent several years in counseling and advising for experiential learning at Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts. While there, she also developed
and led a number of student community service initiatives.
Agnew earned an M.S. in psychology from Springfield College in
Springfield, Massachusetts and a B.A. in psychology from Western New
Kathy Eckels: Career Specialist
“I am so energized by supporting Trinity students as they pursue their career goals and recognize their talents and accomplishments. The students are so involved and achieve so much academically as well as in leadership positions and in the community.”
Before coming to Trinity, Eckels spent six years as a Career Counselor at Connecticut College and as the Coordinator for Dress for Success Hartford’s Career Development Program. Prior to that, Kathy held several management positions within healthcare administration at United Healthcare, Travelers and CIGNA.
Kathy earned an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut and a B.S. in Accounting from Providence College.
Jessica Turgeon: Marketing and Administrative Assistant
Jessica Turgeon is the newest addition to the Career Development Center, joining the team in March 2012.
primary role in the office is to handle the administrative functions but her previous experience and degree has been a big asset in assisting with marketing efforts. Turgeon manages
the Career Development Center's social media presence, coordinates and oversees student
staff, and creates marketing materials and promotions for office events
Jessica is a 2011 graduate of Marist College with a
degree in communications, where she studied public relations and