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Don Snyder

Associate Director, Industry Advising: STEM

Phone: 757-221-3282
Email: [[dlsnyder]]

Key Responsibilities
  • Liaison and Industry Advising for STEM Careers
  • General Career Advising
  • STEM Employer Development
  • Supervises STEM GA and JDP Fellow
About Don

Don is from Cleveland, Ohio and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Bowling Green State University and Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Kent State University. Don has been at William & Mary since 2010, when he filled the newly-created role of STEM liaison, and in the career development field for over 20 years. He held previous positions in the career centers at Kent State University and University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Before transitioning into higher education, Don worked in the radio industry for 10 years, with positions including on-air, music director, and operations manager. Don has enjoyed building the STEM community over the years, working with students, and developing collaborative relationships with faculty, alumni, parents, and employers.

Personal Interests
Don likes outdoor activities, including cycling the Virginia Capital Trail. A music fan across the decades, Don also plays drums for his church praise band. He is a kid at heart – a lover of Disney and a roller coaster nut. He enjoys adventures with his wife and hanging out with their cockapoo and havanese rescue dogs.