Career preparation at Hollins takes on many different forms—internships, workshops, and everything in between. It’s these experiences that give our students the confidence and perspective to put their professional lives in motion. Whether you pursue a career in the boardroom, classroom, or lab, you’ll leave here as a leader.

First Year

Your First Year

Your First Year
Second Year

Your Second Year

Your Second Year
  • Meet with a career counselor to discuss career possibilities for your major.
  • Update and review your print materials and social media profiles.
  • Continue your internship search and application process.
  • Work with the international programs office to explore study abroad options.
  • Attend C3: Career Connection Conference and other Career Center programs.
  • Set up a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.
  • Job shadow an alumna or family friend, or set up an informational interview during school breaks.
Third Year

Your Third Year

Your Third Year
Fourth Year

Your Fourth Year

Your Fourth Year

Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Use Hollins’ Career Compass program each year of your college career.

Current Students

Current Students

Explore directions with Hollins’ Career Center. Find out how to present yourself and your skills so you’ll stand out in the crowd.

Amazing Outcomes

Deborah Birch ’16

    • First year: Internship with Eric Cantor, at the time the Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
    • Sophomore year: Signature internship with Edison Electric Institute (Washington, D.C.) for the Political Action Committee, PowerPAC, with Maurie Dugger ’98.
    • Junior year: Internship with College Republican National Committee, working to rebrand the party to increase the millenial voter count.
    • After graduation: Deborah graduated in December.  Her internships and ability to make connections led to a job beginning in January, immediately after completing the requirements for her Hollins degree. She now works for VOX Global, one of the top issue advocacy strategic communications agencies in the country, forgoing her senior year J-Term to instead begin her first career job.