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Career Planning

Career Planning at Meredith starts during your first year. And with resources available through the Office of Career Planning, which include assistance with selecting a major, assessing skills and talents, securing internships, and participating in mock interviews, you will turn those career plans into reality.

Mission: To prepare and empower students and alumnae to succeed in careers aligned with their strengths, values, and goals.

Vision: Recognized and valued as the premier resource for career planning, professional, and personal development.

We’re currently operating on regular office hours from 8am-5pm, working remotely.

Conversations with OCP staff are available remotely by phone or video call. 

Drop-In hours are open virtually on Mondays 10am-12pm and Tuesdays 1pm-4pm. Log in to Handshake to schedule a 15 minute conversation with a career counselor. 

Faculty: contact us at

Students & Alumni: log in to Handshake to schedule an appointment.

Employers: contact Jane Matthews, Assistant Director, Employer Relations at

Questions? Contact or call 919.760.8341 and leave a detailed message.

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Meredith College Celebrates COM Week 2020

Meredith College hosted Communication (COM) Week in February, an annual tradition in which the communication department partners with the Office of Career Planning (OCP) to host a variety of events to celebrate the major and its students.

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Meredith College Hosts Spring 2019 Internship Expo

The Meredith College Office of Career Planning along with the School of Business co-sponsored the Spring 2019 Internship Expo held April 5 in the Cate Center. 

A photo of the spring career fair at the McKimmon Center

Meredith College Hosts Annual Spring Career Fair

Meredith College held its annual spring career fair on Wednesday, February 20, at the McKimmon Center. The career fair featured 90 businesses and graduate programs.