Whitney Prescott

Whitney Prescott

Associate Director of External Engagement and Communications

Whitney Prescott joined UGA’s Career Center staff in December 2013 as the College of Education Career Consultant. Prior to moving to Georgia, Whitney received both her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business degrees from Murray State University in Murray, KY. While at Murray State, Whitney served as a graduate assistant and a full-time Career Counselor in the Career Services Office. In addition, she gained experience from an employer perspective as she also worked in the Office of Human Resources. In May 2015, Whitney transitioned into an Assistant Director of Social Media and Marketing and Lead Career Consultant role for the Terry College of Business where she gained extensive experience working with employers, leading corporate site visits and improved our social media to #1 in the country among college career centers. In April 2018, Whitney was promoted to her current role, Associate Director of External Engagement and Communications where she works closely with our Director of Employer Relations, Holly Getchell, to manage relationships and engagement with external constituents while also improving collaboration between the career center and our Corporate and Foundation Relations, Development, and Alumni Relations teams. 

Opportunities to Connect with Whitney

  • Call (706) 542-3375 to make an appointment
  • Students may also schedule an appointment with their Career Consultant through their Handshake account.
  • wnpress@uga.edu