Your future is our priority. Our career development program is designed to be just as personalized and intense as our education.
At Southern Virginia, career counselors get to know students. Students and counselors work together to develop a plan to strengthen their resumes and find success after graduation.
Students should meet with the career center at least once a year and even more frequently as they approach graduation. You can schedule meetings on mysvu.
Every student receives one-on-one career counseling to help create a resume and a job search strategy. Career counselors build relationships with potential employers to give students a leg up on the job market.
90% of alumni are fully employed within a year
Career counselors work with professors to get alumni into the graduate programs that best fit them. Students are coached to take tests like the GRE or LSAT. Professors know their students and write strong letters of recommendation.
40% of alumni go on to study at graduate school
Our liberal arts plus education combines the critical thinking and communications skills of the liberal arts with specialized career training to make you uniquely valuable to potential employers and investors.
Experience provides powerful career preparation. Career counselors network with organizations and employers to provide students and graduates meaningful internship opportunities that will prepare them with experience and connections.
If you are interested in having Southern Virginia students intern or work at your business or organization, please reach out to Cameron Crowther, director of student professional development.
Stop by our office and talk to a member of our team in Main 212.
You can also contact Cameron Crowther, director of student professional development, at 540-261-8483 or firstname.lastname@example.org.