Sharon Fleshman

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

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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Career Resources for Social Innovation

At the intersection of social impact and tech are a lot of opportunities to leverage a variety of academic backgrounds, skills, and career interests. Here are some resources to check out:

Tech Jobs for Good – this job board allows you …

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12 Free Online Courses With Certificates to Boost Your Resume

Raise your hand if you’ve ever missed out on an opportunity because of a skill you didn’t have. We can empathize with the feeling of joy at discovering a potential next job suddenly turning to frustration while reading the job …

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Empower Your Future: Building a Strategic Career Plan

In the ever-evolving landscape of professional life, having a career roadmap is like possessing a compass in a dense forest. It guides your steps, helps you navigate challenges, and ultimately leads you toward your desired destination. 

A strategic career plan …

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Command the Room: Strategies for Engaging Presentations

Mastering the art of presentation isn’t just about delivering information; it’s about making an unforgettable impact. Picture yourself effortlessly commanding attention, effortlessly guiding your audience through your message, and ultimately persuading them to take action. From closing deals to rallying …

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Who’s Hiring? 10 Organizations Advocating for Women and Girls

March marks the annual celebration of Women’s History Month, a time to highlight the significant contributions that women and girls have made to society. As we take a step back to consider the incredible leaders, past and present, who have …

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5 Things You Can Do to Advance Your Career

If you worked in the same company for a long time, you may feel like your career is stagnant. It’s common to compare yourself against your former colleagues and feel left behind if they are already steps ahead.

Advancing your …

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Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions: A Fresh Perspective on Personal Growth

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In the crisp embrace of a new year, many of us find ourselves captivated by the allure of resolutions – those promises we make to ourselves with the turn of the calendar.

Yet, as the days unfold, …

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Executive Presence Decoded: Mastering Your Corporate Persona

In today’s dynamic business landscape, the concept of being the embodiment of your organization extends beyond conventional notions. 

Amidst a backdrop of charismatic CEOs and brand personalities vying for attention in the digital sphere, embracing the role of your company’s …

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Lifelong Learning Initiatives: Empowering Alumni Through Continuing Education

Learning doesn’t end with a diploma; it’s a lifelong journey that evolves with each experience and new piece of knowledge acquired. For alumni, continuing education opens doors to new opportunities, skill development, and personal growth.

There are a myriad of …

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Demystifying the Roadblocks to Your Career Advancement

In the dynamic world of professional growth, many talented individuals ponder the elusive path to promotion. Despite dedicated efforts, the question persists: Why haven’t I secured that sought-after advancement?

This article aims to unravel the intricacies of career progression, providing …

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