Jackie Smith has served as the program coordinator for the Junior Year in Munich (JYM) Program at Wayne State University since 2018. In this role, she focuses primarily on national recruitment, marketing, student advising, application processing and business operations. Jackie has over ten years of experience in the field of international education with an emphasis on study abroad and career advising.
Prior to working for JYM, Jackie worked at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and in the College of Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network at Penn State University. Jackie holds an M.A. in Global Studies from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg and a B.A. with majors in German and political science from Western Michigan University. Jackie has experience either studying or working in Germany, South Korea, Italy, South Africa, Thailand and Switzerland.
- M.A. in Global Studies, Albert Ludwig Universität Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, 2012
- B.A. in German Language and Literature and Political Science with a concentration in International and Comparative Politics, Western Michigan University, 2008