Career & Leadership Development

Feature Profile

“My duties at my Nashville Zoo internship this summer included bottle feeding the 3-month-old dromedary camels. This internship has opened my mind to the possibilities of working with animals in a non-veterinary capacity, which has long been the main focus of my career goals. ”

Logan Shirley, C’15
Logan Shirley, C’15

Coming Up!

Finishing your internship? Reports due Sept. 1


A final report written by you and an evaluation of your work as an intern are required for all Sewanee students who have received internship funding from the University. Instructions for completing your report are found when you follow this link.

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Crafting Your Personal Statement

to duPont Library, G31

Register on TigerNet for the opportunity to work on your personal statement for graduate/professional school. If you have a draft of your personal statement, please upload it to TigerNet. The workshop will be led by noted author and lecturer Don Asher.

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Gain Admission to Highly Competitive Graduate Schools

to Gailor Auditorium

Noted author and lecturer, Don Asher, returns to Sewanee each fall to share advice with SRO crowds of students on the topic of their application process to grad/professional school. Personal statements, managing the application process, seeking letters of recommendation, and other topics will be thoroughly explored in a very fast-paced session. Prizes will be given out!

TED@Sewanee - Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

to Career & Leadership Development Conference Room

View a TED talk, have lunch and enjoy a discussion...all in an hour! To attend, please register on TigerNet by September 7th. If you need a vegetarian meal or have any food allergies, please notify when you register.

Smith Career Conversations: Careers in Banking, Finance and Consulting

to McGriff Alumni House and Gailor

Six alumni from the banking, finance and consulting industries will be on campus the afternoon of Friday, September 12, 2014, to discuss their careers and to answer questions of students. Please register via TigerNet by September 8, 2014 to reserve a spot for lunch or a practice interview session.

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(931) 598-1121

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8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday to Friday

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  • Wed. and Thurs., 10 a.m.–noon