Courtney L. Harris

Associate Director, Employer Relations

In her role as Associate Director for Employer Relations, Courtney is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with the University’s on-Grounds recruiting partners and acts as a liaison to all industries -- helping employers interact with UVA’s talented pool of students. Along with the Employer Relations team, Courtney coordinates recruiting events, oversees educational programs, and develops focused recruiting strategies for on-Grounds partners. Through the dedicated work of the Career Center team, UVA students can obtain internships and full-time roles following graduation.

Courtney joins UVA’s Career Center having previously worked at Darden’s Career Development Center where she assisted MBA students in their employment search and managed employer relationships in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the University of Virginia in 2017 as an Employer Accounts and Events Manager in the Career Center, Courtney worked at Virginia Military Institute’s Center of Leadership and Ethics as an Assistant Conference and Program Planner. She is dedicated to helping students discover fulfilling career opportunities that will allow them to be successful in both their professional and personal lives. In her current role, Courtney is dedicated to cultivating positive relationships between students and their prospective employers.

A lifetime Virginian, Courtney attended Bridgewater College and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Crime and Justice in 2013. While at Bridgewater, she focused her honors research on examining the gender norms and stereotypes found in advertising campaigns targeted to children. Courtney recently completed her MBA and Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems from Auburn University (War Eagle!). When she isn’t exploring local wineries with her closest friends, she enjoys relaxing outside with a good book, hiking on one of many trails found near Charlottesville, and spending time with her family.

Education: 
Bridgewater College, BA Sociology
Auburn University, MBA
Auburn University, Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems

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Courtney L. Harris

Courtney L. Harris

Associate Director, Employer Relations
434.924.0603