The University Career Center hires UTSA Alum as Assistant Director of Business Development

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Crisitina Sanchez, Assistant Director of Business Development

SAN ANTONIO – The UTSA University Career Center would like to offer congratulations to Cristina Sanchez on her new role as the Assistant Director of Business Development. Cristina will be bringing new employer partnerships for the ‘Runner community and will be focused on building multi-industry recruiting partnerships with organizations that have not recruited at UTSA before.   

“I’m thrilled to have Cristina in this brand-new role on the Employer Engagement Team.  Cristina’s extensive background in higher education and experience with corporate partnerships and workforce development makes her ideal for this position,” says Director of Employer Engagement, Michelle Schenk.

Cristina has been in the higher education industry for over 15 years. In her previous role as a Corporate Liaison at Alamo Colleges District, she was responsible for leading efforts to target and establish new employer engagement from the San Antonio community. She received her Bachelors in Anthropology from UTSA in ‘09 and her Masters in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from UTSA in ‘13.

“As a UTSA double alumna, I am humbled to join the University Career Center in this new role. This position will be key in attracting trusted employers and elevating experiential learning opportunities for students by sharing their talents, experience, and stories with key stakeholders. With career development at the forefront of my mind, I am excited and eager to see the changes we can make in our great community together!” says Cristina. 

“Cristina embodies everything that makes UTSA special, and we are fortunate to have her now represent UTSA, Career Engaged Learning, and the University Career Center to the best employers in the country. We have bold classroom to career ambitions, and Cristina’s work and leadership will translate to countless new career and experiential learning opportunities for our students and alumni,” says Mario Vela, Assistant Vice Provost of Career Engaged Learning and Executive Director of the University Career Center 

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By Claudia Rubio
Claudia Rubio