Amanda Wheaton, who currently serves as academic internship coordinator in the career services office, has been promoted to the position of internship and engagement manager beginning July 2014. Wheaton started at UP in September 2012. In that time she has benchmarked best practices, partnered with faculty, created comprehensive internship resources for students, faculty, and employers, and developed an internship for credit manual for the College of Arts and Sciences.
As internship and engagement manager she will work with key constituencies (employers, alumni, board members, faculty, staff, and administrators) toward supporting a comprehensive internship program for all students. She will manage all internal and external components for internships on campus, including creating a campus-wide education program on experiential education, coordinating promotional materials, and coordinating employer outreach to develop new internship opportunities.
For more information contact Amy Cavanaugh, career services, at 7749 or firstname.lastname@example.org.