Office of Personal and Career Development

The Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) is here to help you navigate the college-to-career process and get started on the right track from your first days on campus. Many resources are available, including career coaching, self-assessment tools, workshops, online resources, opportunities to meet and interview with all types of employers, and much more.

In conjunction with the Department of Counseling, the OPCD offers Career Courses where you can learn what you need to know about the entire career exploration process. Numerous programs and resources are also available to help you learn about mentoring, leadership, professional development and innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Check out our website, or visit our state-of-the-art office in Reynolda Hall 230, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., to find out more and to get a review of your resume, cover letters and LinkedIn profile. It’s never too early to start!


Reynolda Hall 230
Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 336.758.5902

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Adventure is a necessary part of career planning. the office of personal and career development encourages you to explore: travel to new geographies, experiment with career paths, make mistakes, volunteer and intern, and build professional relationships. what do you gain from these experiences? You gain clarity around what the right career path is for you and valuable connections to help you get there. to get started, you need handshake.

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