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Career Development

The Office of Career Development seeks to provide all C-N students and alumni with guidance in all of your career development needs. From exploring majors and career opportunities to assistance with resume and cover letter writing and mock interviews to preparation for post-undergraduate education, Career Development is here to help prepare our students and alumni for the opportunities that await them along their professional journeys.

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Career Development also hosts a variety of events to connect businesses with future employees through Career Fairs (online and onsite) and Campus Events throughout the school year.

Click the links below for Career Development Resources.

Four Year Action Plan


Winning Resumes

Active & Descriptive Resume Words

Presenting References

Gaining Experience

Social Media


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Alumni of Carson-Newman University are always welcome to seek and utilize the services of the Career Development Office. We highly encourage and appreciate Carson-Newman University alumni, who own a business or work for a company that is hiring, to let us know when you have staffing needs. We are always eager to connect Carson-Newman University students and graduates with Carson-Newman University alumni.

Feel free to contact the Office of Career Development for any career related needs by phone (865.471.4483) or email (careerdevelopment@cn.edu). Career Development is a part of the Student Success Center, which is located in the Learning Commons on the second floor of the Stephens-Burnett Memorial Library. Office hours for The Center are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You can also contact Career Development Coordinator Mark Workman for an appointment or to learn more about the Office of Career Development. He can be reached by phone at 865.471.4483 or email at mworkman@cn.edu

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