career development

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!

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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 >>

Randolph alums, internship coordinator named ‘Millennials on the Move’

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Evan Smith ’15, Schuyler Godsey Somers ’08, and Maegan Crews Fallen, internship coordinator at Randolph, have been recognized as “Millennials on the Move” in the most recent issue of Lynchburg Business magazine. Smith is director of community outreach for the Academy Center of the Arts, and Somers is co-owner of A Little Party Events. Read more... READ MORE >>

Summer internships: Q&A with Morgan Yeatts ’20

Morgan Yeatts '20

From as close as downtown Lynchburg to as far as Vietnam, Randolph students are applying the skills they learned behind the Red Brick Wall in exciting internships across the world this summer. For this post, we asked communication studies major Morgan Yeatts ’20 a few questions about her internship at the Academy Center of the... READ MORE >>

Jolley Mini-Grants to provide new opportunities for Randolph interns

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Thanks to a new grant program through the Jolley Foundation, Randolph College students will have more resources to fund internships outside of the Lynchburg area. Available for summer internships starting this year, Jolley Mini-Grants will be offered to help offset the cost of student internships in amounts ranging from $500 to $4,000. Grant funds may... READ MORE >>

Alumna returns with career advice for students

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“You have the power to position yourself for a promotion” stated Julia Winston ’02, during her recent talk, “Network 2 Careers.” This week, the alumna returned to Randolph armed with advice and strategies for finding success in any career. Winston works specifically to develop leaders within underrepresented groups and is particularly passionate about helping women... READ MORE >>

Alumna leadership coach set to teach students about career advancement on November 5

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Julia Winston ’02, a leadership and executive coach, will visit Randolph College on November 5 to help students learn about the foundations of a strong career.... READ MORE >>