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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Leah Hughes

Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development

Office: Sirrine 131C
Phone: 656-6175


 Educational Background

  • MHRD Master in Human Resource Development
    Clemson University 2004
  • BA Secondary Education
    Clemson University 1993

Courses Taught

  • INT 3010 - International Internship Course


Leah Hughes has over 15 years experience in career coaching, internship programming, and employer relations. In her current role at Clemson University, she manages internship development, employer relations, and professional development programs for the College of Business. In addition, she oversees the Tiger Ties Mentorship Program and co-leads the campus-wide mentoring initiative. Prior to working in the College of Business, Leah worked at Clemson's Michelin Career Center as the Assistant Director of Career Events & Recruiting for over 4 years. Leah's previous experience includes roles at Lander University as Career Services Director and instructor; and at the College of Charleston's School of Business & Economics as the Career Coordinator. Leah moved into a career in higher education after completing her Masters in Human Resource Development. She is a graduate of the Protocol School of Washington's Corporate Etiquette & International Protocol Consultant program. Leah is an active member of the Southern Association of Colleges & Employers, and Past President of the SC Association of Colleges & Employers.

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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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