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Alumni Career Services

Provided by your Alumni Association

Want a new or better job? Looking for a career change? Need to dust off the resume? Want to learn more to improve your career? Your Alumni Association has all of the tools to help strengthen your career.

As an alumnus of the College of Charleston and a member of the Alumni Association, you have access to exclusive resources that can help along your career path.

Career Center

Want to work or intern on Capitol Hill?

The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate are hiring and both make weekly announcements of vacancies.

Intern or work on Capitol Hill - Make your next career move 

Positions range from entry-level aides to senior-level legal counsel. Areas of focus include press, legislation, IT, business management, and subject matter ranging from economics to the environment.



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Professional Career Coaching for CofC Alumni


The Alumni Association has entered into an agreement with Soule Career Services to offer career coaching at a significant discount to alumni of the College. Soule can show you how to effectively market yourself, explore career options, discern which career path will lead you to success, and assist you in honing specific skills. Soule also offers services to organizations, if you are a business owner or executive leader seeking coaching for your team.

Sarah Birdsong, MEd
Soule Founder and Career Coach

Services include assessment evaluation, career transition coaching, mindfulness and health, and even life coaching. To schedule a coaching session and inquire about services and rates, contact Sarah Birdsong at Soule and be sure to mention you are an alumna/us of the College:

Please Note: This offer is a special benefit to College of Charleston alumni. The professional coach is operating as an independent contractor and is not compensated or retained by the Alumni Association.

Career Counseling for Recent Alumni*

We offer a variety of services depending on your needs, including the following: career counseling, job search strategy, resume writing, interviewing, career networking and access to job leads, salary negotiation, and interpretation/consultation for Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory (fees apply). Contact the Career Center at or (843) 953-5692 to schedule an appointment.

*By appointment only, limited to alumni who have graduated within the last three years.

Career Services for All Alumni

Alumni who graduated three or more years ago are eligible for one phone or Skype consultation. To schedule your consultation, please call (843) 953-5692. For more information, please click here

All alumni of College of Charleston have lifetime access to Handshake, our online job database.

As an alumnus, you are welcome to attend our Fall and Spring Career Fairs. We invite you to network with potential employers for new opportunities or register your company to recruit College of Charleston students.

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Continuing education

  • Gain skills and knowledge to use in your career through online courses with the College of Charleston Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development. 
  • Accounting & Finance, Business, Computer Applications, Design & Composition, Technology, Writing & Publishing courses are offered.
    Browse the non-credit course catalog or contact us.

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