Jen Spencer Heilman

Assistant Director, Internships and Employment


  • Individual full-time/part-time employment and internship search strategy development (specializing in information technology, computer science and cybersecurity)
  • Resume, cover letter and personal statement review
  • Administration of the University’s internship, cooperative education and research practicum courses (PRAC 95/98/99, including CPT)
  • Support for workshops, presentation and professional skill development


  • 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. 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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