Ashleigh Brock

Ashleigh Brock
  • Assistant Director Cohen Career Center
  • Archived Blogger

About Ashleigh Brock

Ashleigh Brock was an Assistant Director in the Sherman and Gloria H. Cohen Career Center before her departure in June of 2013. Ashleigh primarily advised underclassmen as the coordinator of first year and sophomore programming. In the fall 2011 semester, Ashleigh rolled out a new first and second year career experience program that focuses on preparing students to declare majors, explore careers, and develop career resources, like resumes and online portfolios. She also served as the liaison to Tribe Varsity Athletics, creating athlete-focused career programming and assisting in recruiting efforts.

Ashleigh has spent her career advising students in transition, having worked in college admissions, orientation and career services over the last several years. She received her Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs Administration in May 2010 from Michigan State University, where she worked as a Career Advisor for the Career Services Network. Ashleigh completed her undergraduate work at the University of Richmond in 2005.

Outside of the Career Center, Ashleigh was a BodyPump fitness instructor for W&M Campus Recreation and a philanthropy advisor to Delta Delta Delta sorority. She also has a keen interest in the productive, innovative use of social media in higher education.

Posts by Ashleigh Brock

Wisdom on the road to graduation

Hey, class of 2013! This week’s post is for you. At the start of the semester, I posed a few questions to the College

Intern early, intern often

As the coordinator for freshman and sophomore initiatives at the Career Center, I constantly encourage underclassmen to take the leap into the world of

A Call to Non-Profits

Last week, I had the chance to meet Charlotte Bartter ’11, who represented Green Corps at our Spring Career Fair. Afterward, she wrote to

New year, new opportunities

Greetings, Tribe family! I’d like to send a special welcome out to our newest members of the Tribe,  those who began their first semester

Giving thanks for our alumni

Outside my window at the Career Center, the Zable Stadium parking lot is emptying out. Students are packing up their cars to head home

Shape your “real world”

Planning for your career and future is an important part of the college experience. You will likely struggle over a number of significant decisions:

Your career: blessing or curse?

Welcome back from Fall Break! The pace of life in the Career Center slows a bit during breaks, so I used some of the

Why LinkedIn?

I am a certified LinkedIn addict. I use it every day, multiple times a day in my job to help students and alumni. I

Dressing the Tribe for success

Preparing for the world of jobs and internships is quite a job in itself. In particular, being a strong interview candidate takes lots of