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Gretchen Jacobi

Head of Career Services

Gretchen Jacobi is the Head of Career Services at Flatiron School. With over 10 years of education sector experience between investments in the industry, working for the NYC Department of Education, and leading strategic initiatives in the private education sector, Gretchen now manages Flatiron’s end-to-end career services, from student job placement and career coaching to expanding Flatiron’s extensive network of employer partners.

Gretchen believes that education is the great equalizer and the most effective way to give more people the opportunity to do fulfilling work and achieve their potential. Prior to pursuing her passion for fostering innovation in education, she worked as an investment banker and a hedge fund analyst. She received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA from Princeton University, and currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband, son, and rescue mutt.

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