Internship & Career Development

The Agnes Scott experience goes beyond your time on campus. You'll use your experiences here to prepare for a lifetime of success.

Whether you're an undergraduate, a graduate student, or an alumna, we can't wait to connect you to your future.

We've designed your professional development with the same approach as your academic journey. That is, an intentional path with key milestones and opportunities for growth each semester.

Resources for Every Step of Your Journey

You will engage in professional development to discover and explore, cultivating a sense of self-awareness and building your career agility. From career exposure in your courses to skill-building internships, you will hone your career competencies for a lifetime of professional growth and success.

Discover your strengths skills and interests - and how they line up with career possibilities.

  • Access skills and interests with one of our interactive assessment tools
  • Make an appointment with Career Coach Irene Foran to connect the dots of your discovery and imagine your possibilities
  • Work with a Career Peer on your resume and online profiles so you are ready to explore

Explore at least one Career Community and learn about opportunities and experiences that align with your interests.

  • Investigate possible careers using our subscription to career research tool, Vault
  • Research how your major connects to careers with our roadmaps
  • Attend a Career Literacy event hosted by one of our Career Coaches
    • Nonprofits and the Arts Government, Education, Service Corps and International Affairs
    • Health, Sustainability and Science Technology, Business, Media and Communication
  • Take a Career Trek or participate in a Job Shadow
  • Browse internship and job listings on our jobs board, Handshake, used by 500,000 employers to find college students

Take advantage of the extensive Agnes Scott community via on-campus resources, alumnae networks and career-specific programming.

  • Schedule an appointment with a career coach to customize your cover letter, prepare for interviews or discuss graduate school applications
  • Join a career community and meet the dedicated career coach who will connect you to alumnae and help customize your job or internship search
  • Use SUMMIT CareerConnect to reach out to alumna professionals for information about industries, organizations or jobs
  • Attend career fairs, lunch and learns, webinars and workshops throughout the year

Explore Resources

By the Numbers

92%
of Class of 2018 jobseekers were offered a position
100%
of Class of 2018 graduate and professional school applicants were accepted to a program
80%
of Agnes Scott students reach out to alumnae for help or advice
70%
of Agnes Scott students complete an internship
1/3
complete 2 or more internships
22%
of the Class of 2018 went on to graduate or professional school

Beyond the Bellringing

Whether graduate school, service abroad or accepting an employment offer is your goal, our goal is to help you achieve success. And we celebrate it with every graduate with our Scottie tradition of ringing the bell. Within one year of graduation, 92% of our Class of 2018 had an offer in hand for graduate school or a job.

portrait of Georgia-Kay Whyte

Georga-Kay Whyte '22

Intern at StoryCorps

portrait of Victoria Bell

Victoria Bell '12

University Internship Recruiter at Facebook

portrait of Chinyere Nwamuo

Chinyere Nwamuo G'19

Program and Grant Manager at Georgia Department of Public Health

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