Career Development Center

Randolph students graduate from Lynchburg’s Leading Off Campus program

Anthony Fonnesu ’20, Alex Conway ’20, Torie Slaughter ’20, Will Dakin ’21, and Devon Davis ’20

Five Randolph students earned special diplomas earlier this week—not from the College, but from the City of Lynchburg.  Torie Slaughter ’20, Devon Davis ’20, Anthony Fonnesu ’20, Alex Conway ’20, and Will Dakin ’21 each participated in Leadership Lynchburg’s Leading Off Campus institute. In the inaugural program, the students honed their professionalism and leadership skills... READ MORE >>

Career immersion trip takes students to governor’s office, Capital One, and Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Students and Capital One staff pose with signs that read,

While most of the College community was relaxing during fall break, one group of Randolph students was busy making career moves. On Monday, October 21,  the Randolph Career Development Center took a group of students to Richmond, Virginia, where they received a tour of Governor Ralph Northam’s office from Emma Williams Jenson ’16, a special assistant in the... READ MORE >>

Director of career development receives spirit award, 20-year service award from VACE

Christine Harriger

Christine Harriger, director of career development at Randolph, has been recognized by the Virginia Association of Colleges and Employers (VACE) for 20 years of service to the organization. She also received the VACE spirit award as part of the VACE Spirit Challenge. Over the years, Harriger has also received the John Chase Meritorious Award and... READ MORE >>

Randolph receives another national recognition for RandolphConnect networking platform

Christine Harriger and Kristin Dabney were recognized along with representatives from other Silver Award-winning institutions at the Graduway Leaders Summit in Los Angeles.

Last week, Randolph College was recognized by Graduway as a Graduway Champion and Silver Award Winning User for its new networking platform, RandolphConnect. Christine Harriger, director of career development, and Kristin Dabney, alumnae and alumni career network manager, accepted the awards at the Graduway Leaders Summit in Los Angeles. The Graduway Leaders Summit is a... READ MORE >>

Randolph alumni host students in Washington, D.C. for career immersion experience

Randolph students with Rashan Colbert '11 in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.

This weekend, Randolph alumni Rashan Colbert ’11, Ei Thant Sin ’16, Jessica Burroughs ’18, and Roxy Torres ’10 hosted current students at their workplaces in Washington D.C. as part of a career immersion trip. Colbert, who works for U.S. Senator Cory Booker, gave a tour of the U.S. Capitol Building and had lunch with students... READ MORE >>

Helping HumanKind: Torie Slaughter ’20 interns with Lynchburg nonprofit

Torie Slaughter '20

This fall, business major Torie Slaughter ’20 is interning at HumanKind, a nonprofit human services organization in Lynchburg. We asked her a few questions about her experience: What is your title/the title of the internship and what do you do? I am the human resource department intern at HumanKind. Each day I am assigned new... READ MORE >>

New grant will cover living costs for museum studies internships

Rachel Harrison '18 takes a photo of fossils during a museum and heritage studies course

A $25,000 grant from the Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Foundation will support students interning museum work or related areas like history, art, or natural history as well as work that applies to the field like education, curation, fieldwork, or marketing.... READ MORE >>

Career updates for the Class of 2018!

Collage with photos of each featured graduate

Noelle Wojciechowski ’18 Major: engineering physics “I am a mechanical engineer at CRB Consulting Engineers, Inc. and started there in June. I am currently working in the Kalamazoo, Michigan office. I’m on a team within the company that focuses primarily on project work at Pfizer, a major pharmaceutical company, which has one of its largest... READ MORE >>

Career ready: New partnership better connects current students with alumnae and alumni

Students and alumni show their school pride during the career immersion trip to Richmond, Va.

Jessica Burroughs ’18 spent much of her senior year networking with alumnae and alumni in the financial sector in Washington, D.C. And in the spring, she was one of a group of students who embarked on a career immersion trip to the Federal Reserve and Commonwealth Retirement Advisors in Richmond, Virginia, where the students shadowed... READ MORE >>

Join the network on RandolphConnect!

Screenshot of RandolphConnect homepage

RandolphConnect is a new, web-based networking platform for alumnae, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and parents that offers a secure online community to build personal and professional networks. “Randolph Connect will be a valuable network for alumnae and alumni to connect and engage with each other and the College,” said Phebe Wescott, director of alumnae and... READ MORE >>