Career Advising & Assessment Director, William & Mary Cohen Career Center
Joining the Cohen Career Center team as Director – Career Advising & Assessment, Tonya brings 20 years of progressive experience in career services. She is responsible for the development of programming and opportunities for students seeking careers with government agencies and nonprofit organizations, as well as capturing alumni outcomes for each graduating class at William & Mary. Tonya supervises an excellent team of professionals dedicated to serving career exploration for freshmen and sophomores; students seeking majors and careers in STEM, education, and creative fields; and, the career needs of our W&M athletes. Additionally, she supports the international student population with their career goals, whether domestic or abroad.
Tonya holds a Master of Science in Behavioral Science from the University of South Alabama and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. With previous experiences in elementary education, county government, and private healthcare, Tonya’s track in career services includes Troy University, The University of Southern Mississippi, and Millsaps College, a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.