Sharon Fleshman

Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice

Sharon Fleshman

Dr. Sharon Fleshman has been with Career Services since 2000 and serves students and alumni of the School of Nursing, Graduate School of Education, and the School of Social Policy and Practice.  As she advises those seeking social impact careers, she enjoys empowering them to find their career fit by discovering and articulating their skills, strengths and work values as they reflect on their experiences. Sharon graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. She has also earned master’s degrees from New York University’s Stern School of Business and Westminster Theological Seminary as well as a Doctor of Ministry degree from Northern Seminary. Before coming to Career Services, Sharon had advisory roles in consulting firms and a faith-based non-profit.  As an ordained minister, she enjoys reading, writing and speaking on spirituality, vocation, and social justice. She has quite a sweet tooth and is known throughout Career Services as a lover of chocolate.

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Preparing for Online Career Conversations

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Video conferencing has become a part of everyday life for many of us.  As we use tools like Zoom and BlueJeans for face-to-face meetings over the course of a day, how can we address the fatigue that will inevitably set …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Beyond the Job Description: Assessing Work Environment and Employer Fit

Even on top of the pandemic, it has been a devastating couple of weeks as we have witnessed such brutality and injustice in Minneapolis.  One thing I am grateful for in the midst of this is having a supportive office …

By Sharon Fleshman
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Wellness in Everyday Life

Wellness in Everyday Life

Recently, I saw a tweet from Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, a sociology professor at Brown University, that shared her commitment to student wellness.  I was impressed to see such an intentional approach. Now that the fall semester has started …

By Sharon Fleshman
Sharon Fleshman Senior Associate Director, Nursing, Education, Social Policy & Practice Sharon Fleshman
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