Career Development

Washington and Lee's Career Development office complements the educational experience of students by providing the guidance and resources needed to develop and implement their academic and career plans. We provide a supportive environment encouraging individual responsibility, creativity, open-mindedness, and integrity. Our comprehensive services emphasize collaborative relationships with employers, alumni, faculty, peer institutions and the Washington and Lee University community. 


Class of 2017 event: Summer Success — Building a Professional Image

GET READY TO ACE YOUR SUMMER INTERNSHIP! Prepare yourself to make a great impression in your summer internship, job, or research position.  Career Development and the Dean of Juniors is hosting “Summer Success:  Building a Professional Image” that will include tips and information to help students become an effective team member and make the most of your experience.  Topics will include professional image, communication, networking, and use of social media.  

SLAC February Interview Day – Application Deadline Feb. 3

The Selective Liberal Arts Consortium (SLAC) is hosting their third Video Interview Day of the year on February 19, 2016. These events are a great way to gain access to employers who may not currently be in LexLink. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 3.

Career Development 101 Series – Starts February 3

Join Career Development for a six-part series that takes you through the basics of career and professional development; from exploring careers to writing a resume and knocking-out a winning interview this series will set you up for success. Join us for all six sessions or just one. Lunch provided! Please RSVP on LexLink.

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Sep 23to Sep 24
2016 Entrepreneurship Summit
Stackhouse Theater & Huntley Hall

Featured Alumnus

Screen Shot 2014-02-18 at 5.12.49 PM

Bringing W&L to Hong Kong

I am a bilingual speech-language pathologist working with mostly special needs children in Hong Kong. I cannot imagine how my life would have turned out if I did not spend my undergraduate years at W&...