The University Career Center welcomes Michelle Schenk as Director of Employer Engagement


SAN ANTONIO- The UTSA University Career Center is excited to welcome Michelle Schenk to the University Career Center team. In this new and elevated role, Schenk will serve as the first Director of Employer Engagement and be responsible for building new recruiting partnerships and maintaining our current strategic recruiting partners.

“When we conceptualized the role and began our search, we found Michelle to be aligned to our new vision and transformation. Her career journey reflects everything that makes UTSA special. I’m thrilled to welcome Michelle to our team.” says Executive Director, Mario Vela.

“One of our office’s core functions is employer engagement. We look forward to Michelle leading our efforts to facilitate connections between industry and the university.” says Director of Career Development and College Relations, Adrian Ramirez.

Schenk comes to UTSA with 8 years of active-duty service in the U.S Air Force and over 13 years of higher education experience specifically in career management. Schenk earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration at Trinity University, her master’s degree in public administration at the University of Washington, and her master’s degree in advertising at The University of Texas in Austin. Prior to UTSA, Schenk most recently held the position of Director, Employer and Alumni Engagement, Career Management & Corporate Relations at Texas McCombs, UT Austin. Prior to that role she was the Director, MBA Employer and Alumni Engagement at Texas McCombs.

“I’m excited to be back in my hometown of San Antonio,” Schenk said, “I’m looking forward to working with UTSA’s students, alumni and employer ecosystem during this time of transformation.”

About the University of Texas at San Antonio University Career Center

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) University Career Center’s mission is to empower Roadrunners to discover their career by building relationships and engaging in experiences across San Antonio and the global community. The University Career Center provides students with information and resources on how to be marketable in today’s workforce. Learn more online, on Facebook, on Twitter, or on Instagram.


By Laura Cardenas
Laura Cardenas