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.
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
development. The specific majors that Lesley works with are Biology, Chemistry, Public Health, Psychology and Bioengineering. Lesley thrives with developing and maintaining high quality
programming and services to internal and external constituents.
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. She has been a staff member at CU since 2008.
Rachel supervises student staff, coordinates and plans ELC events, handles office logistics, manages procurement/budget administration, facilitates communication workshops, and wears many other hats for the office.
She is currently completing her thesis for a Masters in Media Communication. In her spare time Rachel enjoys participating in sprint triathlons, reading, hanging out with dogs, and spending time with friends and family.
Paul Worthman is the Internship Advisor/Coordinator for students enrolled in the School of Business, and students who have the Economics major. Paul earned his B.S. Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from CU Boulder. He holds a master’s degree in Organizational Behavior and Executive Coaching through the University of Texas at Dallas (2014) 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.
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 Engineering students in their internship process and professional development excluding Bioengineering. Stephanie also works with majors from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences including Anthropology, Geography, Environmental Science, GIS, Mathematics, Physics and Sustainability.
is a University of Georgia alum with a Bachelor of Arts in Magazine Journalism
and a minor in Spanish. After working in publishing for a few years, Lauren
quickly realized that helping others was a passion of hers and she could do so
through the world of counseling. She is currently pursuing a Masters in
Clinical and Mental Health Counseling at the University of Colorado Denver.
Before joining the team at the ELC, Lauren worked in an inpatient facility for
eating disorders and currently volunteers at an animal assisted therapy program
here in Colorado. Lauren enjoys spending time with her pug Lulu, being outdoors
and cooking. Here in the ELC, Lauren supports students in Biology, Chemistry,
Psychology and Public Health majors.