Students are encouraged to visit and take advantage of the center beginning in their first year.

We provide services, programs and opportunities that allow you to explore how your academic and personal interests relate to future professional opportunities. entrance into employment, internships, fellowships and graduate school programs; and success through on- and off-campus interview opportunities, employer information sessions and job and graduate school fairs. Students are encouraged to visit and take advantage of the center beginning in their first year.

Career Planning Roadmap by Class Year

Key Programs

One-on-one advising and professionalization workshops, focusing on technical and soft-skill development, are combined with opportunities for immersive, experiential learning to jump-start the student to career journey. 

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How-to-Guides & Diversity Resources

We offer students a variety of how-to guides and resources to help them prepare for their career journey, such as guides to writing resumes/cvs, cover letters and personal statements, assessing job offers, networking and multicultural resources.   Industry-specific tools and resources are available to aid in your search for experiential learning, full-time jobs and fellowships and graduate or professional school. Our guides and resources can be found on Handshake (login required).

Online Resources

In addition to the how-to guides and resources mentioned above, Handshake is the access point to additional online resources including Vault, Davidson Career Advisor Network (DCAN) and industry-specific resources created with Davidson student interests in mind. Access these resources through Handshake (login required).

Meet with a Career Adviser One-on-One Career Advising

Benefit from an array of in-depth and personalized sessions with our career advisers, available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Walk-in Advising Hours

Stop in any weekday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. for a walk-in meeting with a career adviser for a brief session. Get your resume or application materials reviewed, ask questions or seek advice. No appointment required, we look forward to welcoming you.

Law School and Medical School

The Center for Career Development is an excellent campus resource for students interested in pursuing law school or medical school after Davidson. Students can request an advising appointment with a CCD adviser through Handshake (login required). Learn more about Law School and Medical School.

Handshake

The Center for Career Development's internal job and internship posting system, Handshake, is your primary gateway to Davidson-specific career opportunities and resources. Handshake includes valuable tools and resources for students to utilize during the career management process, summer internship, research, job and fellowship postings and a timeline of events including employer/graduate school visits and professionalization workshops.

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