Career Development

Resources by School

While some basics of networking apply to any discipline, one of the keys to success lies in understanding how and where to best direct your energies in your field. Select your school from the drop-down list below to find resources and information specific to you.

School of Communication & the Arts

Hear an audio interview with Grace Alegre, Alumni & Career Services Coordinator for the School of Communication & the Arts.

Networking case study – Jennifer Murray, CEO of Geneve Skye Philanthropic Entertainment

Networking case study – Torriel Simon, on landing an internship and mentorship in BET

Access the School of Communication & the Arts Career Services website.

School of Divinity

Networking resource list – Contains suggestions regarding networking resources for denominational, nondenominational, and scholarly fields within the field of Divinity

Networking case study – Brian Weaver, founder of Strategic Global Impact

Access the School of Divinity Career Services website.

School of Global Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Hear an audio interview with Dean Bruce Winston and GLE professors Dr. Franco Gandolfi, and Dr. Gary Oster on the topic of networking.

Networking case study – Lisa Renz, Executive Director, Business Networking International for Southern Virginia

Robertson School of Government

Hear an audio interview with Clayton Ricker, Career & Alumni Services Manager in the Robertson School of Government.

Networking case study – Siobhan Halderson, founder of a domestic abuse hotline network

Access the School of Government Career Services website.

School of Law

Hear an audio interview with Darius Davenport, Director of Career & Alumni Services for the School of Law.

Pathfinder – (career resource for Law students that includes information on networking – login required)

Networking case study – Andrew Page, Attorney

Networking case study – Chuck Slemp, Attorney

Networking case study – Mykell Messman, Corporate Counsel

Access the Law Career Services website.

School of Psychology & Counseling (SPC)

Hear an audio interview with John Flowers, Career & Field Placement Coordinator in the School of Psychology & Counseling.

List of professional organizations for SPC students:

Training events in SPC – Attending continuing education events is a great way to network with local professionals.

Career networking advice for PSC students

Networking case study – Robert Pennello, on networking to find an internship site

Access the School of Psychology & Counseling Career Services website.

School of Undergraduate Studies

Hear an audio interview with Kita Graham, Director of Career Services for the School of Undergraduate Studies.

Access the School of Undergraduate Studies Career Services website.

Networking case study – Benjamin Kay, on how being an engaged, interested student facilitates relationships with faculty and opens opportunities

 

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