Sarah Burrows

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information:

Ed.D. – Northeastern University

Sarah Burrows, Ed.D., Director of Career Communities, believes that engagement, networking, and professional relationship management are keys to launch and advance one’s career. She has held various roles in Higher Education, at Providence College as the Senior Associate Director, Center for Career Education, at Lasell University as Director of Internship Programs and at Simmons University as a Communication faculty member and Internship Program Director. She has developed a professional development badging program, created protocols and curricula for internship programs, taught Communication courses and conducted assessment of learning outcomes from work-integrated learning. Sarah serves as the VP of Research on the board of CEIA, and as a Regional Vice-Chair for the U.S. for the WACE-International Research Community. Sarah earned a B.F.A. from the NYSCC at Alfred University, an M.S. from Simmons University, and an Ed.D. from Northeastern University. Sarah enjoys reading, lap swimming, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Significant Projects:

Experience Magazine, online – December 2018-present
• Article Reviewer for publication focused on experiential education – published bi-annually

Oxford University Press, New York, NY – September 2017- present
• Chapter Reviewer, In Mixed Company, Dan Rothwell

CVS Health, Woonsocket, RI – summer 2018-summer 2019
• Create and facilitate professional development workshops for summer internship program, and summer externship program

Bentley University, Career Services, Waltham, MA – summer 2016
• Conducted workshop on unpaid internships and compliance with DOL fact sheet #71

Suffolk University, Career Development Center, Boston, MA – summer 2016
• Conducted workshop on operationalizing academic internship program, including curriculum development, staffing, and stakeholder buy-in

Current Employer: 
Providence College

Courses taught:
COM 210: Organizational Communication
LDR 490: Leadership and Communication