Vic Massaglia


Vic Massaglia 

Vic Massaglia loves his job as a career counselor for the University of Minnesota Law School.  He is also principle of Cygnus 360, a career development consultancy practice that helps career counselors, career services offices, and clients use social networking tools and other technology to be more productive and connected.  

Vic has over 25 years of experience in communication, personnel administration, organization development, coaching, training, college instruction, and management for private and public organizations. He holds a masters degree in human resource development with a concentration in career development from the University of St. Thomas (UST), and a degree in English education from Minnesota State University-Mankato. Prior to working for the law school, he was an Associate Director of Learning and Development for UST's Center for Business Excellence. Vic also served as a personnel administrator for ten years in the U.S. Air Force where he counseled staff regarding their various transitions. He is a board member for the Minnesota Career Development Association and serves on several of MCDA’s professional development and conference committees.


  • Career Counseling
  • Productivity and Personal Brand Management Using Technology
  • Information Management
  • Assessment: Formal (MBTI/SDS/Strong/EQ) and Informal Assessments
  • Career Strategy
  • Life/Work Balance
  • Social Networking
  • Strategic Planning