Are you a Top Scholar at SU? Strong GPA? Aspirations for graduate/professional school? Whether you’re early in your college career and can “begin with the end in mind” or you’re close to graduation and ready to launch, learn about opportunities to develop intellectually and professionally.
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Psychology major Sierra Burton ’22 is the latest Southwestern Pirate to earn the nationally competitive Gilman Scholarship to support her upcoming study abroad.
It all started with a question, Tracie Shelton ’91 recalls: “How do we sustain this beyond ourselves, beyond what we are doing right now, [rather than] just leaving a pot of money, but leaving something concrete?” An accounting major and theatre minor, Shelton explains how her Southwestern experience laid the foundation for Alamo Kitchens, the business she founded in 2018. Read on for more of Tracie’s story. By Chalyn White
Southwestern University’s Center for Career and Professional Development Moves to the Office of University Relations
The nationally ranked career center will now be housed within the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.
Southwestern joins more than 50 universities in the BridgesAlliance to give students access to real-world career experiences through technology powered by PeopleGrove.
“If it’s not online, it didn’t happen” is feedback employers have shared with us. Take this down time to share your interests and accomplishments and build your brand. CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips for using social media to advance your professional self, not just your TikTok dance prowess.
At all times, but especially now, the relationships you build with advocates in the world of work are essential to netting your next opportunity. CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips and templates for leveraging your curiosity to learn about career opportunities.
COVID-19 put a crimp in your summer internship search? CCPD’s Internship and Employment Developer Craig Gilden shares tips for how you can still create an impactful summer experience.
Presented by the award-winning Center for Career & Professional Development team along with a lineup of nationally renowned industry experts and Southwestern alumni, the SOAR Summit offers sophomores an immersive, two-day professional development conference to kick start their career exploration and the internship search process.