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Career Center
University of Mississippi

Olivia Raine, Ph.D.

Posted on: January 29th, 2018 by wdwoods

Olivia assists with the career development activities of the Career Center. She coaches individuals concerning career and educational objectives and advises students regarding career planning and job searching. Olivia plans, develops, and facilitates events and initiatives to promote opportunities for engagement among the university community. Lastly, she assists students with career development issues by providing counseling, administering assessments, and teaching Career and Life Planning courses.

Shyra Lynch, MBA

Posted on: January 29th, 2018 by wdwoods

Shyra assists with the career development activities of the Career Center. She coaches individuals concerning career and educational objectives and advises students regarding career planning and job searching. She plans, develops, and facilitates events and initiatives to promote opportunities for engagement among the university community. She also assists students with career development issues by providing counseling, administering assessments, and teaching Career and Life Planning courses.

Terrye Davis

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

Terrye is responsible for employer activities and a variety of services for students and employers that include on-campus interviews, information sessions, and job postings for both full-time positions and internships. She supervises the InterNet program which assists students with the Internship search process. Terrye also serves as the Career Center liaison with faculty and administrators to publicize career opportunities for students via e-mail or other marketing avenues. She corresponds with potential employers, collects employer information. Terrye is responsible for scheduling and planning the daily operations of the on-campus interview program.

For more information about on-campus recruiting, internships, or webpage information contact our office at 662-915-7174.

Christy Wright, M.A.

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

Christy Wright, is a Tupelo, MS native who works in The University of Mississippi Career Center as the Assistant Director of Employer Services and currently in her 7th year. As a 1st Generation and Transfer student, she has received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources and a Master’s of Arts in Higher Education, both from Ole Miss and currently pursuing an Integrated Marketing Communications Bachelor’s degree. In her current role as Assistant Director for the Career Center, Christy develops and implements career fairs, manages social media platforms, develops marketing strategies & brand awareness, manages the Job Location & Development federal program along with 2 graduate assistants, and is an adjunct professor for the School of Business. Christy assists students in career development, provides career counseling, develops professional growth, and specializes in career coaching & event management. She enjoys spending time with friends & family, her son Braden, and her 3 dogs Maggie, Coulson, and Winston.

 

Jonathan Harrington, Ph.D.

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

Jonathan directs all the recruiting activities in the Career Center. This includes supervising the on-campus interview program, employer services, and career fairs. Jonathan also provides assistance to students in their self-directed job searches and instructs a Career and Life Planning course. Jonathan supervises the employer services team, which includes the Asst. Director of Employer Services and Recruiting Coordinator.

EJ Presley, Ed.D.

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

EJ directs the career development activities of the Career Center. His responsibilities include coordinating and promoting outreach programs, supervising the Career Advisors, and supervising practicum students. He also assists students with career development issues by providing counseling, administering assessments, and teaching Career and Life Planning courses.

Susan Cockrell

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

Susan provides operations support in the administration of the department. Susan is responsible for scheduling student appointments, processing assessment payments, coordinating activities of the office, maintaining financial records, preparing reports, and maintaining inventory. Susan also coordinates the fiscal affairs of the department and monitors budget expenditures.

Toni Avant

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by

Under the director’s guidance, the Career Center is prepared to offer the best assistance possible. Toni is responsible for managing the Career Center’s staff, budget, and overall recruiting and career service activities and operations. She also serves as the Career Center’s liaison with on- and off-campus constituents, assists students through individual counseling appointments, and instructs a Career and Life Planning course.