• For the inevitable questions that arise concerning student life at Lee, the following has been prepared for your convenience. Each link below leads to a section with information that you may find helpful.

    Where is the Center for Calling and Career located?

    We are located on the first floor of the Watkins Building.

    What are the Center for Calling and Career’s hours of operation?

    The Center for Calling and Career is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. We are closed for chapel on Tuesday & Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and lunch daily from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Do I need an appointment to speak with someone?

    You do not need an appointment to change a major, ask a question, or pick up resources. Just stop by during office hours at any time.

    If you would like to talk with a career counselor and/or SVA, please contact us at (423) 614-8630 to make an appointment. Appointments may need to be scheduled one day in advance. This allows students to take assessments before the appointment if necessary. However, drop-ins are served as available.

    What can I do at the Center for Calling and Career?
    • Change your Major/Minor
    • Explore possible Majors
    • Take online self-assessments: StrengthsFinder, C.I.A.
    • Explore Career possibilities
    • Meet with a career counselor for a one-on-one appointment
    • Meet with a Strengths Vocational Advisor to better understand and apply your strengths
    • Develop job search skills: résumé and cover letter writing, mock interviewing
    Who does the Center for Calling and Career assist?

    We work with all current Lee students. We also assist alumni, employers, faculty, and staff.

    Who are the Strengths Vocational Advisors and what do they do?

    Strength Vocational Advisors (SVAs) are Lee faculty from the various academic disciplines who are prepared to listen, question, encourage and guide you in a discovery of your strengths and calling. These advisors are especially helpful if you are choosing a major, or if you need ideas for linking your strengths to your academic life and career choices.

    How can the Center for Calling and Career help me find a part-time job, internship or full-time job?

    You can start by checking our website for off-campus work, AIM Career Link, in addition to other links and information provided for the job search. Then, stop by the Center for Calling and Career to explore our Career Resource Library and speak with a staff member to help you customize your job search.

    Can the Center for Calling and Career help me with my resume and/or cover letter?

    We provide feedback on résumés and cover letters. Bring a copy to the Center and make an appointment for at least one day in advance to go over your work with a career counselor to receive feedback and advice.

    I just graduated. Can the Center for Calling and Career still help me?

    Yes. The Center for Calling and Career has partnered with the office of Alumni Relations to provide helpful resources to guide you through the process of the career search or career transition. Lee University is committed to assisting our graduates with their career development processes. The Center for Calling and Career can assist you at both the beginning of your career journey and when you are at a career crossroad. For Lee graduates, the Center can provide most resources for free to you up to six months after you graduate. Then, you will be charged for some services based on our alumni fees.