Shannon Franklin-Hightower

Assistant Director (MBA Full-Time and MBA-P), Career Management Center

Shannon Hightower is an Assistant Director in the Career Management Center in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. She has been with the Jones School since 2006, previously working as a recruiting coordinator where she handled recruiting schedules for full time employment and internships. Her strong relationship development with employers and the students prompted her current role as Assistant Director which includes advising students with their career development, as well as developing and implementing programs in the areas of interviewing and resume writing. Prior to joining the CMC, Shannon had a career in healthcare administration. She holds a BS in Communication Sciences from Texas Woman’s University.