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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.

Inclusion Statement: The Meredith College Office of Career Planning is committed to providing a welcoming environment where all identities, perspectives and experiences are heard, respected and valued in conversations about career and professional development. We aim to use an individualized and intersectional approach in our services and be mindful of how power, privilege, and bias impact career development and opportunity. OCP supports students of all identities and acknowledges the systemic forms of discrimination which have marginalized underrepresented and underserved students. OCP programs and services are guided by these values. As a team, we promote open and honest dialogues about how to make ourselves, our services, and our staff more inclusive. We welcome and invite dialogue on how we can better ensure that all students and community members feel celebrated, respected, and heard.


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

A member of the OCP team is in the office from 9:00am - 4:00pm (Monday-Friday).

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

Students: Log in to Handshake to schedule an appointment with a career counselor. 

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


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The Office of Financial Assistance hosts a job board for part-time positions. Please complete and return their employment form to

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

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Meredith’s Office of Career Planning Offers Additional Job Search Support to Recent Graduates

In the midst of an ever-shifting economy and hiring landscape, Meredith College’s Office of Career Planning is taking extra steps to assist recent graduates in their job search.

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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.