Sharon Overstreet

Assistant Director for Career Development

Sharon has twenty-eight years of experience in increasingly responsible roles within student affairs at several universities, the last eighteen years at the University of Arizona. Sharon brings this valuable skill to Honors as she continues to develop strong internship experiences for students and organizations. Her experience is enhanced by an M. Ed. in Higher Education Administration, and her many years of professional development with organizational management and student development. She has been recognized both regionally and nationally for her commitment to student success.

As the Honors College Assistant Director for Career Development, Sharon is responsible for the overall leadership for career readiness within the College. She manages between twenty five and thirty Honors only internships per semester, assists students with internships application processes and resources, coordinates the Honors College Career Development Workshops, works closely with the University of Arizona Career Services, assists students in developing individualized internship experiences, and works with alumni to market opportunities.