School of Business

Melissa Burns

Coordinator of Internships & Career Services

Office Location

123 Luther Bonney



Academic Degrees

  • M.Ed., Guidance & Counseling in Student Affairs, Clemson University 1994
  • B.A., Mathematics, University of Maine 1990


Melissa assists business majors with career planning; developing resumes and cover letters; and finding internships. She also coaches students with interviewing skills and how to create a LinkedIn profile. In addition, Melissa coordinates fall accounting recruiting interviews and on-campus interviews for other companies recruiting students. Previously, she was an academic advisor at the USM School of Business. 

Melissa's past work history includes working as a career and transfer advisor at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College in Richmond, Virginia. Furthermore, she has assisted clients at federally funded employment and training programs and staffing agencies. She holds a M. Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from Clemson University, a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Maine, and a State of Maine teaching certificate.


Appointments can be made with Melissa Burns through or by calling the School of Business at (207) 780-4020.