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Experiential Learning Center
 

Experiential Learning Center

Meet Our Staff


 
 Lesley Bishop
Assistant Director
lesley.bishop@ucdenver.edu
303-556-6656
 
 
Lesley Bishop brings over six years of experience serving students, departments and faculty, and employers in experiential education and internship programming including internship advising and coordinating.  Previous to her current positions in higher education, Lesley worked in clinical mental health services.  Complimenting her work experience, Lesley has a masters in Clinical Mental Health with an emphasis in Career Counseling from the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver), is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), is a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certified Practitioner (MBTI), and a Strong Interest Inventory (SII) Certified Practitioner.  She is currently pursuing her LPC and is a member of NCDA, CCDA, CCSA, and NACE.
 
As a true product of experiential learning, Lesley is driven to help others find deeper purpose through active exploration, "trying out" professional and career identities discovering along the way how values, interests, personality, and meaning intersect with various forms of work and life. She serves as a strong advocate and educator in career, professional development, and experiential education and strives to collaborate and support students, faculty, and employers with experiential and internship program development.  Lesley thrives with developing and maintaining high quality programming and services to internal and external constituents.
 
 
 

 Rachel Wilcoxson
Office Events, and Assessment Coordinator
rachel.wilcoxson@ucdenver.edu
303-556-5671
 
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
Internship Advisor
303-556-4995
 

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 Wilson
Internship Advisor
michael.t.wilson@ucdenver.edu
303-556-6656
 
 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.
 
 

 
 
 Stephanie Vannucci
Internship Advisor
303-556-6656
 Stephanie is a University of Wisconsin alum with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Sociology, and a minor in Criminal Justice. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Counseling here at CU Denver. Her prior work in higher education includes career development and student support; she also has experience with business management. Stephanie likes to cook, snowboard, mountain bike, and enjoy the outdoors with her dogs. Here in the ELC, Stephanie supports Business and Engineering students in their internship process and professional development.”
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