Lesley holds a B.S. in Psychology from Iowa State University, an M.A. in Career Counseling from the University of Colorado Denver, and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (N.C.C.). Prior work experience of Lesley's includes career counseling and job placement in the non-profit sector.
Ellen joins the CU Denver Experiential Learning Center team from a background in education, arts, and non-profit sectors including teaching, advocacy, performance, student affairs, internship supervision, and most recently, career counseling. She holds a Master of Education with an emphasis in Career Counseling from Colorado State University, from which she also holds a B.A. in English Education. Ellen’s current role as Internship Advisor/Coordinator serves students, faculty, and employers by providing internship resources and coordination for all majors in the College of Arts and Media and the following majors from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: English, English Writing, Modern Languages, History, Philosophy, and Political Science. In her spare time, Ellen enjoys engaging in the arts and spending time with her husband and two cats.
Office, Events, and Assessment Coordinator
Rachel Wilcoxson grew up in Denver and received her B.A. in Speech Communication from Colorado State University. Before coming to the University of Colorado Rachel worked with youth centered nonprofits managing volunteers and planning events. Rachel is currently working on a Masters in Media Communication. In her spare time Rachel enjoys participating in sprint triathlons, reading, volunteering and spending time with friends and family.
Paul Worthman is the Internship Advisor/Coordinator for students enrolled in the School of Business, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of Education and Human Development. Paul earned his B.S. Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from CU Boulder. He is currently enrolled in a master’s degree program in Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching through the University of Texas at Dallas and is close to earning his coaching certification (ACC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Prior to joining the ELC, Paul spent three years providing career and professional development programming for the 11-Month MBA Program in the Business School. Before that he served students through the Career Center on campus in both career advising and employer relations roles during his five years there. Early in his career he gained experience in the business world in sales and management roles before transitioning to private sector career management industry.
Michael comes to the Experiential Learning Center and CU Denver with multiple years of experience in Higher Education, including working within campus recreation, varsity athletics, mental health, and career services/experiential learning. Michael most recently completed a year-long internship in the ELC as a Graduate Intern in Internship Advising. Furthermore, Michael has recently completed his M.S. in Counseling from the University of Wyoming. In addition to serving the College of Architecture and Planning, Michael will also serve CLAS majors including Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Sociology, Sustainability, Social Justice, Public Health, Health and Behavioral Health Studies, Social Sciences, Pre-Health, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, GIS, Environmental Science, Anthropology, and Economics as well as Bioengineering.