Here are just some of the avenues for Regent students to connect with industry professionals to further their careers.
• The School of Business & Leadership’s Executive Mentorship Program (EMP) connects students with executive leaders who share their experience, knowledge and wisdom from their years as business leaders.
• The School of Law has successfully matched nearly a quarter of its students with clerkships. The School of Law has graduates practicing law in all 50 states, D.C., and over 20 nations, serving as distinguished lawyers, judges, professors, government leaders, and public interest advocates. Explore their partial list of this impressive network. Also, review the school’s distinguished faculty who actively mentor law students. These faculty include Justice Samuel A. Alito (U.S. Supreme Court), John D. Ashcroft (Former U.S. Attorney General), Judge Bernice B. Donald (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit), Judge Ken Starr (Ret., U.S. Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit), and many others.
• The School of Divinity has a broad network of graduates throughout the world who serve in various organizations: Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Focus on the Family, Foursquare Church, Cru, Samaritan’s Purse, U.S. Armed Forces, World Harvest, and many others.
• The School of Education’s (SOE) Career Switcher program has established relationships with over 25 school divisions, and placements have consistently been 100%.
• SOE’s Educational Psychology Program has participated in a professional gathering at the University of Oxford, where top scholars collaborate on their research in the areas of self-directed learning, autonomous learning, organizational leadership, cognitive psychology, and educational psychology. This collaboration creates a colleague base with prominent thinkers and practitioners in the field of educational psychology.
• The Robertson School of Government maintains close ties with the American Society of Public Administration, International City Management Association, and the Virginia Local Government Management Association through various venues, including conferences, that offer networking opportunities.
• The Office of Career and Talent Management (CTM) is a career-focused office that educates and empowers students for the ever-changing world of work. Our services range from the basics of exploring majors and career paths, to connecting with employers for internships and interviews. Regent University students have access to coaches and premier online career assessments. Whether you are a freshman or senior, still exploring career options or know the career field you want to enter, or simply looking for guidance in crafting a high-impact resume, let CTM be a part of your career journey.
HELIX is a comprehensive program that facilitates opportunities for professional development, experiential learning and internships, career opportunities, and networking.