Preparing College Athletes for Career Success
Balancing academics and athletics presents unique challenges for college athletes planning their careers. This page offers specialized resources to help them succeed off the field.
The goal is to provide college athletes with guidance and resources tailored to their unique needs and schedules, empowering them to succeed career-wise after college sports.
Career Center Diversity Statement
The Wofford College Career Center is committed to providing an environment and programming that is welcoming to all students to ensure that every graduate has a professional skill set, the confidence to effectively manage their career, and a sense of empowerment to achieve lifelong success. The knowledgeable staff at the Career Center celebrates and affirms all students as we support their individual journeys toward success. As a team, we embrace and encourage open and honest dialogues with ourselves, colleagues, and students about making our work more inclusive. We are committed to partnering with employers and graduate institutions that uphold the same ideals of inclusivity and we encourage those organizations to recruit and participate in Career Center events at Wofford College. We welcome the entire Wofford community to join and work with us as we grow and succeed together.
Key Staff Resources on Campus
Director for Civil Rights, Title IX Compliance and Student Risk Assessment
864-597-4048Dr. Dwain C. Pruitt
Chief Equity Officer
Key Campus ResourcesAccessibility Services: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/wellness-center/accessibilityCounseling: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/wellness-center/counseling
Defining and Facing Harassment: https://www.wofford.edu/administration/title-ix/defining-and-facing-discrimination-and-harassmentFAQs about Title IX: https://www.wofford.edu/administration/title-ix/faqsGetting Involved: https://www.wofford.edu/student-experiences/getting-involved
Professional Associations and Other Resources
IMDiversity: https://imdiversity.com/Professional Diversity Network: https://www.prodivnet.com/
SEO Career: https://www.seo-usa.org/career/program/internships/
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: https://www.diverseeducation.com/
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