Ash Jenkins
Career Counselor - Sustainability Career Community
UVA Career Center

As a Career Counselor, Ash serves students as they process the questions and steps involved in their career journeys. She works with students through one-on-one appointments, drop-ins, and various career programs. As the Career Counselor for the Sustainability Career Community, Ash supports students who have an interest in careers related to sustainability. She also works with students navigating the law school application process and those interested in careers with a social impact. Her goal is to empower students to feel that they have the resources and supports necessary to pursue their career aspirations.

Prior to joining the UVA Career Center full-time in 2023, Ash received her Masters of Education in Higher Education from the University of Virginia and also worked as the UVA Career Center’s career counseling graduate intern.

Ash received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Florida. In addition to having a range of experiences related to wildlife rehabilitation and environmental education, Ash worked for several years in the University of Florida Career Connections Center, which ignited her love of career counseling.

In her free time, Ash loves playing with her two cats (Noodles and Junimo), playing video games and board games, and cooking.

University of Florida, B.S. in Zoology
University of Virginia, M.Ed. in Higher Education

1815 Stadium Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903