Begin your immersive career exploration today.

Upon arrival at Davidson, students are encouraged to take advantage of the Matthews Center as they explore careers and grow personally and professionally. 

We provide services, programs and opportunities that allow you to explore how your academic and personal interests relate to future professional opportunities, entrance into employment, internships, fellowships and graduate school programs; and success through on- and off-campus interview opportunities, employer information sessions and job and graduate school fairs. 

Students are encouraged to visit and take advantage of the center beginning in their first year.

Career Planning Roadmap by Class Year

Career development is a journey that involves creating, developing and refining goals over time. The sooner you begin to focus on career development, the better prepared you will be to identify and pursue the opportunities available to you. 

Our key programming, geared at students in every phase of their career journey, includes one-on-one advising and professionalization workshops as well as opportunities for immersive and experiential learning.

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

One-on-One Advising

We offer appointments and drop-in office hours when students can connect with our team of advisers for one-on-one support.


Benefit from an array of in-depth and personalized sessions with our career advisers, available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Drop-In Advising

Drop-ins are held in the lobby of the Matthews Center during the hours below when classes are in session. During drop-in advising, you will be able to meet with an adviser for any quick questions you may have. Individual drop-in sessions last approximately 10-15 minutes.

Day Morning Session Afternoon Session
Monday Aisling Zaccarelli (Science & Health) Lindsey Dolan (Arts, Entertainment, & Technology)
Tuesday N/A  Kelli Robinson (Education, Law, Public & Human Services)
Wednesday Tynisha Brice (International)  Josh King (Scholar-Athletes)
Thursday Ashley Bodie (Exploratory)  Liz Wilson (Business & Finance)
Friday Select Fridays  Select Fridays 

*Drop-in shifts may change occasionally due to staffing needs.

In addition to career advising, we offer resources and advising for students interested in pursuing law school or medical school after Davidson. Students can request an advising appointment with a Matthews Center adviser through  (login required). 

Student Resources

We encourage 麻豆传媒应用 students to explore these helpful resources in their career development journeys. 

Experiential Learning Catalyst

Experiential learning integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development beyond the classroom. Catalyst is an initiative that centralizes resources for experiential learning opportunities including internships, education away, community-based learning and undergraduate research. Through Catalyst, Davidson students have ample access to grants, funding, one-on-one mentorship and other resources for pursuing their learning beyond the classroom.