Career and Life Planning

While you’re earning your degree, take some time to explore and prepare for a career path that fits your values, skills, and passions with the help and support of Career and Life Planning. Along your academic journey, participate in one-on-one career coaching appointments, workshops, and networking events throughout the year.

Career and Life Planning can help you with:

  • Career and major exploration
  • Occupational wellness evaluations
  • Resume and cover letter development and review sessions
  • Practice interviews
  • Internship and job searches
  • Graduate and professional school application processes
  • Networking sessions
  • Job search assistance
  • Professional clothing

Student Transitions and Experiential Preparation (STEP)

STEP integrates intentional major advising, career and life planning, and experiential learning into the academic experience of Lees-McRae throughout students’ four years. Through STEP, students will be consistently and naturally engaging with goal setting, experiential learning, and overall preparing for life after Lees-McRae. STEP works in conjunction with Persistence and Completion Experience (PACE) to offer additional opportunities and support to students. 

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Wily's Wardrobe

Need professional clothing for interviews, job fairs, and meetings but don’t have the right items? Take advantage of Wily’s Wardrobe—a completely free service offered by Career and Life Planning. Wily’s Wardrobe consists of hundreds of professional clothing items including suits, blazers, blouses, and shoes. Want to know the best perk of Wily's Wardrobe? You can keep the clothing you pick! This means you'll always have something to wear for that important meeting or interview.

Helpful Resources

Search for full-time, part-time, or seasonal employment opportunities, as well as internships posted by employers that love hiring Lees-McRae students.
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The Den
Visit Career and Life Planning in The Den to access resources for exploring major and career options; building a resume, cover letter, or LinkedIn profile; preparing for graduate or professional school; and searching for jobs, internships, and more.
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Career Guide
Learn how to identify potential majors and careers, how to create a plan for after graduation, how to get experience that will boost your resume, what job search and development resources are available to Lees-McRae students, and so much more in this comprehensive guide.
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Career and Life Planning is conveniently located on the bottom floor of the Shelton Learning Commons. Designed to foster your creativity and show you new ways to learn, the Shelton Learning Commons features both private and group study rooms, classrooms, open workspaces, and equipment you can use to create your next masterpiece or finish that final project. An open resource for all students, the Burton Center for Student Success offers tutoring, academic advising, learning assistance, and career advice to help each student discover the best path for their individual success.