Lesley Bishop brings over eight years of experience serving students, departments and faculty, and employers in experiential education and internship programming including internship advising and coordination. Previous to her current positions in higher education, Lesley worked in clinical mental health services. Complimenting her work experience, Lesley has a master’s degree 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 development. Lesley thrives with developing and maintaining high quality programming and services to internal and external constituents. Lesley supervises internship advising professional staff and graduate level interns/assistants overseeing the internship program and coordination of the Research and Creative Activities Symposium.
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.