Amanda Wheaton (pictured), who previously managed internships, is now serving as employer relations and alumni outreach manager in the Career Center. Amanda will expand and engage the University of Portland’s employer network with the goal of providing students and alumni with resources and connections that lead to post-graduate opportunities. Amanda will partner internally and externally to make connections to meaningful employment opportunities. She will supervise Karissa as she continues to advance internships across campus.
Karissa Bent has joined the Career Center as the new internship and engagement coordinator. Karissa graduated from UP with a B.A. from the School of Education and taught at schools in the Portland area, including the Nike Child Development Center. She also served in the Peace Corps, living in a small village in Thailand, teaching English and community development.
For more information contact Amy Cavanaugh, Career Center, at email@example.com.