Director of COER
Will Zwikelmaier obtained his Bachelor in Music Education from Central Methodist University in May of 2006 and his Masters of Education degree from Central Methodist University - St. Louis in December of 2016. He completed his Educational Doctorate in STEM Leadership at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Previous to joining the COER team in August of 2018, Will worked in public education as a music educator, at Apple as a Creative teaching music recording software, and in higher education leading in the fields of Adult Education, Student Diversity and Women’s Programs, Human Resources, Global Learning and Educational Technology. Will’s priority as the Director of the COER is to make sure each and every student gets the best opportunity to start their career path off on the correct foot and to share with employers all over the globe the exponential benefits to hiring S&T Miners to help their businesses grow and thrive.
After completing her B.S. in Animal Sciences from Missouri State, and working in diverse industries – from insurance to agriculture – Sara found COER as her home base in 2006. Sara loves working with students and staff, but her favorite part of her job is forming friendships with employers over the years. Her primary roles are acting as administrator for HireMiners, scheduling on-site interviews, responding to the diverse needs of employers, coordinating the Career Fair, and reporting employer recruit annually and end-of-semester. Sara is a 19th century history buff who loves to be outside doing yard work and landscaping. She is also an avid fan of AMC’s The Walking Dead.
Student Service Coordinator
Experiential Learning Specialist
Sammatha Wilcox joined the Career Opportunities & Employer Relations team in April, 2014. One of her goals is to facilitate relationships between student organizations and employers. Before joining COER, Sammatha worked in the Residential Life department on the Missouri S&T campus. The area of focus was on family housing options. Sammatha has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services.