Assistant Director of Social Media & Marketing/Lead Career Consultant
Career Consultant for the Terry College of Business (Management, Marketing, RMI, MMR, Real Estate and International Business)
Whitney Prescott joined UGA’s Career Center staff in December 2013 as the College of Education Career Consultant. She is a graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky, where she earned her Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Business degrees. While at Murray State, Whitney served as both 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 her current role as Assistant Director of Social Media & Marketing and Career Consultant for the Terry College of Business.
Whitney has a passion for developing and promoting new career-related programming to meet the needs of students including creating engaging marketing materials and social media campaigns. Additionally, she thrives in the area of building powerful partnerships with campus constituents and employers. Finding comfort in front of a crowd of any size, Whitney engages students with career related discussion; allowing the motto “the one doing the most talking is the one who is doing the most learning” to guide her presentations. She is captivated with the pursuit of the best practices of presenting information in a way that allows the audience to better retain that information.
Whitney serves as a liaison to the Greek Life Office and chairs the Social Media and Marketing committee within the office.
Opportunities to Connect with Whitney
- Call (706) 542-3375 to make an appointment
- Drop by Whitney’s Satellite Hours on Tuesdays from 2:30pm until 4:30pm in the Sanford Hall Coca-Cola Lounge.
- Visit the Career Center for “Walk-In Hours.” Whitney typically covers “Walk-In Hours” on Wednesdays from 12:00pm until 2:00pm