Some may say “Go Get ‘Em, Tiger.” We literally teach you how.

by Swagablog in July

Hampden-Sydney Graduate
This is go-getter. If you can’t tell.

Sure, the Princeton Review ranks our alumni network #2 in the country. But having access to a lifelong network of partners, mentors, and champions doesn’t mean you get to just coast into a cushy career. Success is about hard work. Fortunately, we have some folks on campus whose mission is helping you find your way.

Before googling, “How do I find a job?,” head over to the Ferguson Career Center, our one-stop shop for advice, support, and resources for navigating your internship and career search. Their staff offers career coaching sessions and workshops, resumé and cover letter review, as well as networking and interview do’s and don’ts. Good stuff. And they maintain connections with top employers eager to hire exceptional students.

Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship

But what if you’d rather be your own boss (or the next Steve Jobs)? Venture across the hall to the Flemming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The Flemming Center’s programs don’t just walk you through the multiple stages of new venture creation and growth. You can also learn core business management and entrepreneurial processes like market research, customer discovery, business model design, rapid prototyping, human resource and capital asset management, design thinking, and pitching.

The Tigers’ Den New Venture Incubator also gives you access to mentoring from expert entrepreneurs and funding networks, as well as structured instruction on the stages of venture creation. And if you successfully incubate and pitch a seed-stage company, you can become an Entrepreneurial Fellow with access to a local accelerator program to help you scale your venture. Not too shabby.