Wilson, Melissa
Melissa Wilson 07112014

Melissa Wilson

Director of Career Services

Start Year: 2005

Career Services
Office: 211 Hagestad Hall
Phone: 715-425-3572

Email: melissa.wilson@uwrf.edu

Education:

M.S. in Educational Leadership, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

B.S. in Broad Area Agriculture, Minor: Speech Communication, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Courses Taught:

Currently Serve as one of the instructors for CBE 300

Previously taught Career Development courses at UW Oshkosh

Previously taught Orientation to College course at UW-River Falls

Previously taught graduate level courses in the Counseling Master's program at Lakeland College, Neenah & Chippewa Falls satellite campuses

Professional Activities:

River Falls Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; Chair-Elect, Chair, Past-Chair

Planning Committee Member, Minnesota Government & Non-Profit Job & Internship Fair

Member of MN-ACE, MW-ACE, WI-ACE and NACE

Provides UWRF students and alumni with career counseling by assisting with choosing a major, determining career options within that major, finding jobs/internships, understanding the importance of a college degree, writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for interviews, and helping students navigate the graduate school application process.

In addition, provides supervision for professional staff and graduate student interns, is a member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT), advises the Career Services Advisory Committee (CSAC), co-advises the Chancellor's Student Ambassador organization, and provides oversight for all operational aspects of the Career Services department.