About Us

Washington and Lee University's Office of Career and Professional Development contributes directly to the University's mission by supporting and empowering undergraduate students to achieve their career and professional goals. Through collaborative partnerships we provide innovative, customized, high-quality career-related services, programming and advising in a way that reflects the rich traditions and values of the University.

During your time at Washington and Lee we hope we will have the opportunity to meet you for an appointment or at an event. We are eager to help you plan for the future and assist in making your post-graduation goals a reality. It's never too early for a visit - so stop by now.

Location and Hours

The Office of Career and Professional Development is located on the third floor of the John W. Elrod University Commons building, directly above the University Bookstore. Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Career advising appointments can be scheduled with Career Advisors and Career Fellows on Handshake.

Meet Our Staff

We seek to engage with you individually to explore your interests, abilities and passions, equip you with the skills and tools needed to achieve career success, and develop the confidence to pursue your goals. From navigating your career interests to building your resume, searching for internships to preparing for a final job interview, we are here to help you every step of the way.

2022-23 Career Fellows

Career Fellows are peer career advisors trained to introduce students to Career and Professional Development resources, help create and refine resumes and cover letters, and provide tips for navigating the job or internship search.