What We Offer

Personal Attention
  • Assessment tools: StrengthsQuest, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory and YouScience
  • Individual appointments with a career counselor
  • Drop-In Hours (Monday and Tuesday, 2-5 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to Noon)
  • Quick Questions each Tuesday at McClurg during lunch
  • Practice Interview Opportunities
  • Distinctive internship program provides stipends to over 200 students each summer to do otherwise-unpaid internships. Numerous paid and unpaid internships are made possible by alumni, parents and friends.
  • Campus visits by employers and graduate and professional schools
  • On-campus graduate and professional school fair
  • On-campus summer camp opportunities fair
  • OneWire partner school: connecting top financial institutions with students and alumni
Guest Speakers
  • Don Asher, career development and graduate school admission author
  • Graham Executive in Residence, Babson Center for Global Commerce
  • Humphreys Entrepreneur in Residence, Babson Center for Global Commerce
  • Viewpoints Lecture Series bring business leaders, Babson Center for Global Commerce
  • Career Conversations (panels of alumni and others sharing their careers and advice in many fields)
  • Smith Career Days held once per semester and co-sponsored with the Babson Center for Global Commerce (specific focus on business careers)
  • Career and Leadership Library (searchable through duPont Library's site)
  • Electronic resources
  • LSAT administered on-campus
  • Graduate and professional school testing information
Special Events
  • Beyond the Gates: Preparing for Life and Work after Sewanee: a weekend staffed by alumni and parent volunteers for juniors and seniors held each January; the program consists of speakers, panels, workshops and practice interview opportunities
  • Student-Alumni Networking Luncheons, including the annual Homecoming luncheon
  • Presentations to individual departments and groups, by request
Career & Leadership Development

43 Texas Ave Sewanee, TN 37375
(931) 598-1121 | careers@sewanee.edu

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