J.D. Career Advisor
Travis Sheffler joined Career Services with 12 years of experience in higher education, including nine years within career services. Before moving to Ohio, Travis worked for six years at American University in Washington, DC, serving as the university’s main pre-law advisor, leading the career advising efforts for graduate and undergraduate students in AU’s School of Public Affairs, and managing several initiatives related to federal employment, including coordinating AU’s efforts to place students in the government’s prestigious Presidential Management Fellows Program. Other experience within higher education includes, among other things, teaching a career development and exploration course in the Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona, conducting student and employer development for graduate business students at Arizona State University, and initiating and managing Graduate Student Career Services at the University of Maryland – College Park.
Travis has presented at several professional conferences and spoken on federal hiring practices and programs at various colleges and universities, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the Partnership for Public Service.
Prior to entering the field of higher education, Travis worked for four years as a reporter, editor, and analyst for a Dow Jones newswire in Washington, DC where he reported on business activities and the complex documents companies filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as the activities of other federal agencies and the courts.