Darnishia Slade

Darnishia Slade


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  • Director of International Career Education
  • MS, Management, Walsh College
  • BS, Business Administration, Michigan Technological University


After Darnishia graduated from Michigan Tech in 1998 she traveled with the Up with People Worldsmart International Leadership Program, worked for Boys and Girls Republic Treatment Facility, and Mosaic Youth Theater of Detroit. She renewed her ties to Michigan Tech in 2005, accepting a position as Regional Admissions Manager in Southeast Michigan. While serving her Alma Mater in her hometown she completed a master’s degree in management from Walsh College and was ordained as a minister. In 2012 she transitioned to Michigan Tech’s International Programs and Services where she currently serves as director of international career education, a joint position between IPS and Career Services, simultaneously pursuing her second Tech degree, a doctorate in applied cognitive science and human factors.


More About Darnishia

  • Dar enjoys quality time with family and friends. Her favorite pastime is watching a good comedy, and she’s always up for an impromptu road trip.
  • Darnishia enjoys spending time with her puppy Trotter, especially when they have opportunities to work as a team providing pet therapy for students and local organizations.


  • CPT and OPT work authorizations
  • Career advising