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Leslie Poynter

Career Consultant

Biography

Leslie Poynter serves as the Career Consultant for the College of Communication and Information and select majors in the College of Arts and Sciences, focusing on the arts, humanities and foreign languages. In this role, she counsels students on career options and choices, job and internship seeking, graduate school planning and preparing for the next steps after college. An advocate for the arts and creative industries, Leslie specializes in careers in the field of communications, non-profit, freelance and creative entrepreneurship. She is also an advocate for liberal arts in business industries. Students, faculty, staff and employers are welcome to contact her for individual appointments, group presentations and recruiting needs.

Responsible Areas:Ā Communication & Information, Liberal Arts and Humanities


Education

M.Ed. in Higher Education - Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
B.A. in Psychology - Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN


Contact Information

  • 245 Student Union - Phase I 1015 Phillip Fulmer Way Knoxville TN 37996-4820
  • Phone: 865-974-5435
  • E-mail: lpoynter@utk.edu

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