Robert Gannone serves as the Refugee Career Pathways Coordinator at HIAS Pennsylvania, where he supports clients with employment assistance and career management. In this role, he assists with job placement and retention and develops personalized career development plans for career entry and advancement.
Prior to joining HIAS PA, Robert spent most of his career in Career Services and Career Advising within nonprofits and higher education, including at the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. Within his prior roles, he advised students on the job search process, coordinated employer events and career fairs, taught a career course and professional workshops, oversaw the internship process for international students, and managed a corporate apprenticeship program. His experience includes working with a variety of populations, including high school and college students, business professionals, first-generation, and international students. Robert grew up in Philadelphia, attended The University of Scranton and Drexel University, and is excited to connect immigrants and refugees with local resources and upwardly mobile employment.