LAC's Career Planning and Internship Advantage

Sharon Timberlake

Professor of Leadership Studies and Internship
Sharon Timberlake

Office

162O Lewiston-Auburn College

Contact Information

Phone: 753-6586

Dr. Sharon Timberlake earned her BA from Colby College and her MA and PhD from USM's Muskie School of Public Service.  She teaches Leadership, Organizational Theory, Conflict, Risk, Diversity in the Workplace, Toward a Global Ethics, Managing Organizational Change and Development, and Research Methods, among other courses in the Leadership and Organizational Studies (LOS) Program at LAC. Her research and publications have focused on collaboration, particularly among municipalities in response to the arrival of newcomer populations and issues related to gender and the workplace. Prior to joining the academic community at LAC, Dr. Timberlake worked for the Maine Ethics Commission and for over twenty years with the Maine Department of Labor focusing on economic development, migrant labor, low income youth and older worker programs, and employment and training. She later served as the Director of Dislocated Worker Programs for a nonprofit agency in Washington, DC and as the Executive Director of a social service agency in Portland that provided childcare for young low-income families, outdoor adventure-based counseling for at-risk youth, and a drop-in center for homeless teens.

Her community service work includes serving on the Board of the Locker Project providing nutritious food to school children in Maine.

November Internship Informational Meetings!

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Meetings are in Room 107 on the LAC Campus between 11:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

November 4th, 2014
and
November 18th, 2014

Come join Career Counselor Janet Etzel and Internship Coordinator Sandi Croft as they discuss the step by step process you should know to start your internship.

This is your chance to learn about how to get into an internship during your time at LAC.
Want to do a program that gives you course credits AND work experience in your chosen field?