The Career Center annually hosts multiple events to allow students to explore careers, develop skills, and engage with alumni and other experts.

Beyond The Gates

Juniors and seniors are invited to participate in a fast-paced and engaging weekend staffed by alumni and parents from a variety of career fields and areas of the country. The weekend includes networking opportunities, practice interviews, business dining etiquette, career-specific panel discussions, and advice on life and work after Sewanee.

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Signature Events

CAREERS IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Co-hosted by the Career Center and the Office of Health and Medical Programs, this event brings alumni from multiple areas of practice for panel discussions, networking, and practice interviews.

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION

Noted author and speaker Don Asher visits campus annually to lead a personal statement workshop and a session on the application process to gain acceptance at top graduate schools.

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR

Recruiters engage with students to share information about their graduate programs and professional schools.

 

OUT FOR WORK

This interactive panel is co-hosted by the Career Center and LGBTQ+ student organizations.

 

SMITH CAREER DAY

This event is endowed by the Joel A. Smith III fund and highlights careers in banking, consulting, and finance. Co-hosted by the Career Center and the Babson Center for Global Commerce.

 

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FAIR

Ranches, conference centers and camps network with and recruit Sewanee students for summer jobs.

 

Upcoming Events

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EMPLOYER & ALUMNI PANELS

interact with recruiters

SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS

Careers in Tech, Data, and Start Ups

During 2009, over 40 technology startups received $22.5 million in funding, and the years ahead may bring similar innovation. Alumni share their insights into the skills and knowledge you need to get hired.

Considering Graduate or Professional School Now?

Some students may not have planned to consider graduate or professional school immediately following graduation. Representatives from four programs share insights and experience and answer questions.

Cathy Carlisi on Purpose-Driven Leadership

Cathy Carlisi serves BrightHouse (a BCG Company) as President, The Americas. She shares her experience and what she thinks is most critical for leaders today and in the future. She also guides us through an exploration of purpose.

Graduating into a Troubled Economy

Join alumni from the classes of 2008 and 2009 to discuss navigating life after Sewanee in a troubled economy during their early careers.

Networking & Job Searches during a pandemic

Michael Reeves, C'89-QuiVive Global Advisory LLC and Ian Saville, C'03-Facebook have a conversation about networking and job searches in this new chapter.  They have invested hours in networking conversations and advising Sewanee students on their job searches.

Sewanee Women in Business

Alumnae in various business roles.