Associate Director of Employer Development and Relations
Anne Hopton-Jones joined the University Career Services (UCS) team as the Associate Director of Employer Development and Relations in November 2016. She assists UCS leadership in developing and managing key employer relationships to increase student networks, employer engagement opportunities, build employer brand awareness, increase employer internships and employment opportunities. Additionally, she will partner with Alumni Relations to create a baseline of key alumni to strengthen and identify job development opportunities in the greater Houston community.
Anne graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Auburn University in Alabama. As a student, she had the opportunity to intern for the City of Auburn, where she developed skills in volunteer outreach and program development. She has more than nine years of non-profit experience in college recruiting, event planning, community relations, and advisory board development at Best Buddies International’s Texas office. During her time at Best Buddies, she supervised the work of five staff members and expanded Best Buddies Texas’ programmatic exposure and external impact.