Jennifer has worked for the College Internship Program (CIP) since 2005 and has over 20 years experience working with teens and young adults in such capacities as career coordinator, program director, admissions coordinator, undergraduate psychology instructor and researcher. Based on her dedication and tenure at CIP, she was promoted to Lead Career Coordinator in 2013. As Lead Coordinator, Jennifer trains all other CIP Career Coordinators, provides ongoing support and resources, develops new curriculum, and leads the department meetings. In addition, she has also presented at many conferences and workshops about how to prepare young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and Learning Differences for success.
Jennifer graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida in 1993 with her B.S. in Psychology and a minor in mathematics. She pursued graduate work in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Michigan State University with a focus on “disabilities in the workplace.” She strongly believes in the importance of providing reasonable accommodations within the workplace and educational systems so that all individuals can realize their greatest potential. She has several conference presentations and journal publications including a research article in the Journal of Applied Psychology.
Jennifer was raised in Indian Harbor Beach, FL and returned to the Space Coast area where she resides with her husband Paul and two children. She enjoys supporting her children in soccer and dance as well as being an active member of the Holy Name of Jesus Catholic community.