Title: Assistant Director, Career Services
Office: Student Union 211
Heather serves as the Assistant Director of Career Services and is the liaison for A&S Humanities, Social Sciences, and Education.
Heather provides developmental career guidance to students and alumni in various stages of the career planning process. Prior to coming to The University of Akron, Heather was the Career Specialist at Ashland University where she worked with students in the College of Education and College of Arts & Sciences focusing on career readiness and development. Heather has also served as the Assistant Director for Career Services at Ohio University in which she worked with the College of Education and University College assisting undecided students and career decision making.
In addition, Heather has taught courses in Career Planning and Internships. Heather holds a collegiate etiquette certification from DTN Productions International and salary negotiation certification from $mart $tart. In addition, Heather has prior professional experience in the field of social services, with a focus in Service Coordination working with first time mothers and young children in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel from Kent State University. Bachelor's of Science in Child and Family Studies from Ashland University