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
Career development is a journey that involves creating, developing and refining goals over time. The sooner you begin to focus on career development, the better prepared you will be to identify and pursue the opportunities available to you.
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).
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.
Drop-in Advising Hours
Drop-ins are held in the Matthews Center, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., except for Tuesday which will begin at 12:45 p.m. During drop-in advising, you will be able to meet with an adviser for any quick questions you may have. Individual drop-in sessions will last approximately 10-15 minutes.
|Day||Morning Session||Afternoon Session|
Ashley Bodie (Exploratory)
|Josh King (Scholar-Athletes)|
|Kelli Robinson (Education, Law, Public & Human Services)|
Raquel Dailey (International)
|Lindsey Dolan (Arts, Entertainment, & Technology)|
Aisling Zaccarelli (Science & Health)
|Liz Wilson (Business & Finance)|
Jamie Stamey (Exploratory)
*Drop-in shifts may change occasionally due to staffing needs.
Law School and Medical School
The Matthews Center 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 Matthews Center adviser through Handshake (login required). Learn more about Law School and Medical School.