Interim Director of the Career and Community Engagement CenterEmail: email@example.com Phone: 608-363-2647 Career and Community Engagement Center
Jessica Fox-Wilson ’98, Interim Director of the Career and Community Engagement Center, began her career as a Beloit College student, as a Creative Writing and Education double major. Throughout her post-Beloit career, she cultivated her dual passions of education and creative writing by pursuing a professional career in higher education and an academic and avocational career as a poet. In higher education, she has worked in numerous roles, including residence life, enrollment, academic instruction, and academic program management. As a writer, she earned her MFA in Writing from Hamline University, self-published her poetry manuscript, Blameless Mouth,and participated as a writer and editor in several online writing communities.
Jessica served has served as the Director of Career Development since 2012 and became Interim Director of the Career and Community Engagement Center in 2020. As Interim Director, she manages the staff of the Career and Community Engagement Center, advises students, builds relationships with employers, and aligns the Career and Community Engagement Center’s work with the Career Channels program.
As an advisor, she supports students as they identify their interests, practice the liberal arts both inside and outside of the classroom, connect with Beloit College alumni through the Beloiters Helping Beloiters program, and prepare for their post-Beloit paths. She also works with recruiters for nonprofit and for-profit employers, service opportunities, and graduate programs to promote their opportunities to students, faculty, and staff. Finally, Jessica partners with faculty and staff to provide workshops on a variety of topics related to career searches, professional identities, and workplace culture.