Jen Spencer Heilman

Program Director, Workforce Initiatives


  • Oversee Maryland Technology Internship Program, Maryland Institute for Innovative Computing Internship Program and the Digital Tech Credential
  • Liaise with Maryland based employers and state and local agencies
  • Develop email/social media marketing plans for MTIP, MIIC and Digital Tech Credential
  • Develop email/social media marketing plans for MTIP
  • Visit prospective employers and evaluate opportunities for funding
  • Plan and run orientation trainings, onboarding and reimbursements
  • Manage program budgets and disbursement of subsidy funds
  • Oversee the Career Center’s social media


  • Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) Certification
  • Strong Interest Inventory Certification
  • M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S. in Sociology, Grand Valley State University


Jen joined the UMBC Internship and Employment team in September 2018, then in 2023 transitioned to her current role of Program Director for MTIP/MIIC. Previously, she was a career specialist at the University of Baltimore, and prior to that, she spent three years supporting academic and career success at Harford Community College. Jen began her career as a case manager working with youth transitioning out of the foster care system.


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