Donna Gaspar Jarvis, M.S., M.F.A.

Internship Coordinator


Danielle N. Ripich Commons Room 222
Biddeford Campus

Donna Gaspar Jarvis holds a M.S. in Adult Education and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She is a nationally certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) through the National Career Development Association with certifications and training in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Strong Interest Inventory, and CliftonStrengths. She serves as an Internship Coordinator and prior to that worked for six years as an undergraduate Career Advisor. Donna especially enjoys coaching students on ways to clarify and articulate their career goals and develop strategies to navigate their own career path, including providing information on internships and experiential learning opportunities. She serves as a bridge between the campus and community, making connections between students and employers, UNE alumni, and other campus and community partners, and building new employer relationships and pathways for internship collaborations.

She is an active board member with the Maine Career Development Association (MCDA), sits on Educate Maine’s Maine Career Catalyst Advisory Board, and volunteers as a mentor with the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute.