There? Almost there? Not even close? No matter where you are in your career exploration and decision-making, we've got you covered. Need help with cover letters and resumes, zeroing in on a major, job searching, or preparing for an interview? We understand that the process can be overwhelming. From internships to landing your first job, we'll be cheering you on.

We've got your back.

Career Center staff members coach students and alumni as they explore and pursue career possibilities. We assist in this process by helping students connect their strengths, interests, and skills with careers that fit them best. We prepare our students for lives of leadership and service both within and beyond the gates of Sewanee.

We provide:
  • Personal attention through individual appointments
  • Workshops and panels on careers and leadership development
  • Opportunities for networking with alumni and meeting employers and graduate and professional school recruiters
  • Assessments via StrengthsQuest, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, YouScience, and the Strong Interest Inventory
  • Internship and job search coaching
  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Access to online and print resources through an extensive career library

We prepare you to do great things.

Get ready


With internships, you gain experience in a particular field under the guidance of a supervisor or sponsor. The learning and hands-on experience you can glean from the workforce is invaluable. We're here to make sure you are matched with an internship that will catapult you toward better understanding of what you want your future to look like.

Frequently Asked Questions

Wondering how to build a network, find your strengths, or nail an interview? Need some tips on how to format your cover letter? You're not alone in the confusion. If our FAQ section doesn't ease your mind, please come by our office and chat. We'll figure it out together.

Beyond the Gates

This fast-paced, engaging weekend is designed to help juniors and seniors prepare for life and careers outside Sewanee. Staffed by alumni and parents from a variety of career fields, this annual event includes networking opportunities, practice interviews, business dining etiquette, and career-specific panel discussions.

Undergraduate Research

Sewanee is a recognized leader in undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative work across all academic programs. Faculty members integrate original research and scholarship into the classroom and encourage their students to join them in extensive exploration of original work during the academic year and in the summer. In the process, students enhance their of knowledge, hone their skills, and improve their postgraduate prospects.

Meet our alumni

We’re finding that our recent graduates are doing some impressive things. For these alumni, success has taken many shapes and has taken them many places. From farming to finance, their career outcomes are exciting to see. Get to know some of our young alumni—we think they’re pretty amazing.

First Destinations

Getting a job directly out of college is a huge concern for students and parents alike. Career and Leadership Development works directly with students to ensure that they're getting the hands-on experience they need in order to be competitive candidates in the workforce. Check out some stats from our 2018 class.

Get to know us!

Let the admission Office know that you'd like to come by. we're here!

Monday–Friday at 11 a.m.

OR current students, please Make an Appointment!
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8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday