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Career Center
Burrow Hall, lower level
(901) 843-3800
Employment Services?
Placement Services?
Other Career Services
  • Career counseling
  • Career events
  • Career fairs
  • Career library
  • Mentors
  • Mock interviews
  • On-campus recruiting program
  • Résumé writing workshop
  • Rhodes Student Associate Program (RSAP)
  • Seminars
  • Shadow and internship programs
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Library assistant/library IT
  • Academic departments
  • Admissions
  • Athletic department worker
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Human Resources
  • Athletics center
  • Physical Plant
  • Mail room
Best Places to Work Off Campus
  • Babysitting (Rhodes puts together a list of students interested in babysitting and gives it to local alumni and faculty members)
  • Beale Street
  • Local restaurants
  • The MED (Regional Medical Center)
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
Career Services advocates a four-year career plan, so once you step foot on campus, get in contact with a career counselor and stay in touch with him/her. Make sure to attend the workshops, mock interviews, and any of the career programs that are available to you. Also, Career Services periodically sends out emails that fill you in on tons of information including employer listings and programs designed to give you the tools and lessons you need to figure out your future and smoothly transition into the "real world."
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Ernst and Young
  • KPMG
  • Memphis City Schools
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Morgan Keegan
  • Rhodes College
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Teach for America

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 32 responses

  • 66% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 28% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 6% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 30 responses

  • 53% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 43% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 3% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 0% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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