Associate Director, Career and Professional Development Center
Colleen O’Byrne joined the Albany Law School Career and Professional Development Center in December 2014 and has worked in career development and higher education for over 29 years. At Albany Law, Colleen provides career counseling and coaching for individual students, recent graduates and alumni. In addition, she develops and facilitates programs to engage and foster career and professional development skills for Albany Law graduates. Prior to joining Albany Law School, Ms. O’Byrne was the Associate Director for Employer Relations for Boston University’s Center for Career Development, and previously served as the Acting Director for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Center for Career and Professional Development. Colleen received her M.Ed. degree in Counselor Education from The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the
State University of New York at Oswego.
Assistant Director for Employer Relations, Career and Professional Development Center
Meg Wager has been working with the students and alumni of Albany Law School for 27 years. She is the office liaison for employers seeking to hire for the academic-year, summer and post-graduate positions. In addition to overseeing our spring and fall interview programs, Meg advises students, recent graduates and alumni conducting job searches and participates in professional development programming. Prior to joining Albany Law School, Meg interned with Hinman Straub P.C. as a Legal Office Assistant. She has also worked for Siena College’s Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy where she connected students to volunteer and advocacy opportunities with various agencies and organizations throughout the Capital Region. She received her AAS from Maria College and her BS from SUNY Empire State College.
Career Services Assistant
Lema Haque joined Albany Law School’s Career and Professional Development Center in March 2018. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English in 2017 from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she was the student secretary for the Muslim Students Association and raised awareness about misconceptions about Muslims. She has a love and passion for the law and fictional writing. She also volunteers as an English tutor for the Literacy New York Greater Capital Region in the Albany Public Library.