• A Dad’s Dream Come True

    Jermaine Dumes ’17 is the focus of a new CCPD feature: Innovator of the Month. Learn more about Jermaine’s entrepreneurial journey. By Chalyn White ’23

  • Meet Contemporary Artist Sonja Beck ‘90

    Shoutout Miami recently profiled SU alumna Sonja Beck ’90. Learn more about Sonja and her career as an artist here

  • 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.

  • Countering Terrorism through Research

    Meili Criezis ’17 publishes scholarship about extremist rhetoric, terrorist propaganda, and political violence.

  • Confessions of an Unwise College Applicant

    Deciding where to go to college? Learn from the mistakes of an SU senior.

  • The Internship Must Go on

    Noel Pratts ’21 and Audrey Payton ’21 gain real-world experience in the virtual world.

  • Life after Southwestern

    Three Southwestern alumni divulge the details of their lives postgraduation.

  • Southwestern University Pledges to Address Workforce Barriers through BridgesAlliance

    Southwestern joins more than 50 universities in the BridgesAlliance to give students access to real-world career experiences through technology powered by PeopleGrove.

  • Southwestern Community Unites to Support the Class of 2020 Job Search

    The University calls upon its network of alumni, parents, and friends to rally around the Class of 2020 and help connect them in their chosen career fields.

  • Build Your Online Presence

    “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.

  • Networking 101

    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.

  • Create Your Own Summer Experience

    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.

  • Nine Tips for Building Marketable Skills (and Best Positioning Yourself for a Job) During a Quarantine

    Not a headline anyone pictured at the start of the Spring 2020 semester, yet here we are. The COVID-19 crisis has changed the Spring semester in many ways, as well as transforming the job and internship market. We recognize that this transformation presents obstacles for students, and the Center for Career & Professional Development is here to support the SU community as you tackle those complex and shifting challenges.

  • Why You Should Participate in the Next SOAR Summit!

    Inaugural SOAR Summit attendee Grace Sexton reflects on the value of her experience.

  • From Graduates to Mentors: The Evans and Herlihy Law Firm

    Southwestern alumni Chip Evans ’94 and Scott Herlihy ’92 provide unparalleled experiences for Southwestern students.

  • The College–Town Internship Connection

    Southwestern students engage in local government through internships with the City of Georgetown.

  • Leveraging a History Degree

    Lily Rodriguez ’19 shares how her history major allowed her to succeed in a journalism internship with the Laredo Morning Times.

  • A History Major in the Nation’s Capital

    Lily Rodriguez ’19 conducts archival research while interning at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in Washington, DC.

  • With Job in Hand

    Finding a postgrad job is of no concern for Johnson Elrod ’20 thanks to the  J. P. Morgan Chase Leadership Development Program.

  • Interns in Turn

    Southwestern students convert internships into postgraduate jobs.

  • SOAR Summit 2020

    Check out sights from the inaugural SOAR Summit.

  • Photo Gallery: SOAR Summit 2020

    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.

  • The Liberal-Arts Résumé

    Tips for marketing your valuable college experiences to land a postgraduate job

  • Southwestern Student Shadows SU Alum at Local Medical Center

    Biology and kinesiology double major Shelby Wilhite ’22 engages in a high-impact internship with physician Sandra Esparza ’96.

  • Advocacy beyond Campus

    Economics major Diana Treviño ’20 connects a summer research experience with a pre-law internship.

  • More than Just “Career Services”

    SU’s Center for Career and Professional Development offers students more than just help on a résumé; they offer a tailored approach to your career.

  • Obtaining and Surviving Your First Job in Customer Service

    How to survive and thrive as a working student

  • Adventure Is out There!

    Southwestern offers multiple opportunities for students to engage in funded high-impact experiences.

  • Southwestern Student Spends Second Summer Interning at the Dallas Fed

    Economics major and data science minor Alex Joseph ’20 recounts his high-impact learning experience.

  • The Environmental Diaries

    Environmental studies major and architecture and feminist studies double minor Lois Durant ’20 shares her journey in environmental policy in the non-profit sector.