Mary WillisMary Willis, MA

University Internship Coordinator and Career Counselor, Email Icon LinkedIn Icon


Mary Willis is the University Internship Coordinator and liaison to the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology. She joined Fresno State in 2015 as the Internship Coordinator for the Jordan College and, in 2017, moved to her current role.

Mary’s career in higher education began as a Career Counselor at Fresno City College. For nine years, she served as the Director of Career Resources at Fresno Pacific University and then was the Founding Director of Career Services at UC Merced.

Mary is passionate about guiding students in making informed career decisions and developing strategic career action plans, which include participation in internships. She also greatly enjoys working with industry partners to develop new internship opportunities.


Mary received both her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Arts in Education - Counseling and Student Services from Fresno State.


Mary, along with her husband, Rod, are actively involved in the lives of their children, Emma (20) and Sam (16). She is also a passionate fan of the game of baseball and enjoys reading about its history. Mary's favorite players are her son, Sam, and the San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence.