College of Arts & Sciences Career Specialists
Jamel Major joined Career Services in January 2018 as a Career Specialist. He is responsible for providing career advising and job and internship opportunities for Communication and Humanities students. Jamel first came to the University of Memphis in 2015. He previously served as Director of Media and Public Relations for the Office of Marketing and Communication. Prior to that, he was a Marketing-Media Coordinator for Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS. Jamel has also worked as a reporter for WMC TV 5 in Memphis, TN; a bureau chief for WVTM, NBC 13 in Birmingham, AL; investigative reporter and anchor for WDAM TV in Hattiesburg, MS; and a producer for News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, NC. Jamel is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Education at the University of Memphis.
- Monday and Tuesday: 111 Scates Hall, 901.678.4077
- Wednesday: 114 Mitchell Hall, 901.678.4080
- Thursday and Friday: 203A Arts and Communications Building (ACB), 901.678.3428
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
Dr. Jada Meeks joined Career Services in February 2017 as a Career Specialist. Jada was one of the first Career Specialist embedded in Talent Communities by college to pilot the program for the University of Memphis. She has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Tennessee State University and has worked as a Systems Programmer for TVA and a Programmer Analyst For Federal Express. She later obtained her Master of Art in Teaching from the University of Memphis. She has been a teacher, assistant principal and principal in the Memphis City School System. Jada obtained her Doctorate in Education from the University of Memphis. Before coming the University, Jada served as the Dean of Education at Meten Preparatory Academy in Chengdu, China. Jada currently serves the role of Career Specialist for all Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) majors where she helps prepare students to interview well and obtain internships and jobs. Learn more about STEM careers on the STEM career website.