Joina Hsiao

Joina Hsiao

Associate Director, MPAc Career Services
Career Center

SB1 4614



Master of Arts in Ethnic Studies. UC Berkeley
Master of Arts in History, UC Irvine

Joina Hsiao is the Associate Director of Career Services for the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program. She joined The Paul Merage School of Business in 2016 to provide individual career coaching to MPAc students and help them develop and refine professional business writing skills, effective interviewing capabilities, and targeted job-search strategies.

Prior to joining the Merage School, Joina worked as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) for the Ethnic Studies Department at UC Berkeley for five years. As a GSI, Joina focused her discussion sections on helping students develop strong critical thinking, analytical, and written communications skills. In addition, she has helped her former students navigate through various post-graduation application processes. Joina has also worked with a third-party logistics company as a safety program administrator that championed efficient safety practices and ensured company compliance to OSHA regulations.

Joina holds a Master of Arts in Ethnic Studies from UC Berkeley, a Master of Arts in History from UC Irvine, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Asian American Studies from UC Irvine.