Molly Thompson
Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development


Walk-in Career Advising Hours: S379
10am-12pm on Mondays
12pm-2pm on Tuesdays

Molly Thompson is the Assistant Director of Career and Professional Development for the University of Colorado Boulder. Ms. Thompson has over 15 years of experience in career counseling and industry relations and has designed and launched workforce development programs in both higher education and welfare-to-work environments. Ms. Thompson specializes in building experiential educational programs in STEM disciplines and has expertise in program management, curriculum development, fundraising, and conflict negotiation. Ms. Thompson sits on a variety of academic committees and boards, including as incoming President- Elect for the Cooperative Education and Internship Association, Inc.   

In addition to workforce development, Ms. Thompson has many years of experience as an English professor. She holds two Master’s degrees; a Master of Arts in History from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Master of Letters in English from the University of Sydney. She has begun coursework for a PhD in Public Policy. Ms. Thompson is a published author, an avid gardener, and a news junkie.