Whether it’s an internship with Intel or launching a hotdog vending business or traveling to New York City to learn about the fashion industry, once they discover their personal passions, Wake Forest students find their career paths.
Wake Forest helps students answer questions about the connections between major and career — giving them confidence as they meet with potential employers and learn how to talk about what talents and skills they bring to the workplace.
While interning at Intel, a Wake Forest computer science major worked on the Connected Wheelchair Project, which received international attention and endorsement from world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking.
After graduation, seniors Jesse Konig, Jack Zimmermann and Ben Johnson are taking their dogs to D.C. — their hotdogs. The grads are launching a food truck to sell their innovative Swizzler.
Students are learning to better navigate their career paths by creating vision maps that capture the patterns and themes in life’s most significant moments and connect them to possible choices after graduation.
Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy told a standing-room-only crowd that leading people works best when you stay true to yourself — which was sometimes a challenge for the soft-spoken man who made his career in the NFL.
From Times Square to Brooklyn to Queens, Wake Forest students covered miles of sidewalk and subway lines exploring careers in media, fashion and retail, public relations and advertising, and the arts.
In the five years since she graduated, Lauren Gaston has taken her acting, directing, designing and drawing skills — combined them with her love of travel — and become a rising star in the world of costume design.
A report released by the Association of American Colleges and Universities on liberal arts majors and employment shows that liberal arts majors may start off a bit slower than others when it comes to earnings, but the salary gap closes over time.
A new masters program created by Wake Forest’s Center for Energy, the Environment & Sustainability (CEES) gives students and early career professionals the diverse skill set they need to carve out a place in the global sustainable business market.
While communication and psychology professors don’t teach “dog-speak,” they do teach students how to understand and interact with people — valuable traits that have allowed one graduate to parlay her passion for dogs into a fulfilling career.
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