Laura Thibodeau


Assistant Director of Career Advising, School of Engineering & Computational Sciences


  • CCE Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF)
  • M.S., Counseling, Fitchburg State University
  • B.A., Human Development, Boston College


Laura joined Merrimack in the Spring of 2013 and provides comprehensive career guidance and support to students in the School of Science & Engineering. Laura has over 10 years of experience advising and supporting students with their personal, academic and career goals. She is passionate about connecting students to meaningful experiential opportunities that will guide and inform their career decisions and positively affect their retention, academic success, and post-graduate outcomes.

Prior to joining Merrimack, Laura worked as a Student Services Coordinator at a private college planning company guiding high school students and families through the college application and admissions process. Laura earned her BA in Human Development from Boston College and MS in Counseling from Fitchburg State University. Laura is also a CCE credentialed Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and formerly a licensed School Counselor.