Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 crossroads. 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.

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