Welcome to the EDGE, a four-year program, provided through the Center for Career and Personal Development, that prepares every Randolph-Macon College student with a competitive edge for the job market or graduate-school admissions. Whatever your plans for the future, the EDGE provides you the strategies for a lifetime of success.
See the EDGE event calendar for upcoming programs, workshops, and other career-building opportunities.
Seniors are strongly encouraged to sign up for our No-Panic Senior Seminar Series.
Internships offer an opportunity to explore career options
Contact The EDGE
By phone: 804.752.3103
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore the possiblities - In their freshman year, all Randolph-Macon students:Attend an EDGE OrientationComplete a self-assessment of interests, values and perceived skillsLearn how to create an effective resumeBegin to document their learning, leadership and service experiences Are introduced to the R-MC alumni network through planned networking events Are encouraged to participate in a volunteer or non-paid summer internship program in an area of interestDiscern your pathway - As sophomores, all students:Select a majorMay participate in The EDGE Career Boot Camp, a 48-hour off-campus program focused on interview & communication skills, business etiquette, networking strategies and professional presentationDevelop mentors and resource contacts by attending a minimum of two alumni-networking eventsAre encouaged to consider opportunities for summer paid internships and field studyMay choose to begin pre-requisite analysis and application process for early-accceptance graduate programsGalvanize your vision – As juniors, students:Fine-tune resumesComplete a videotaped interview session, with feedback, to improve presentation skillsConsider pursuing a Bassett Internship for academic credit Implement GPA improvement strategies if neededComplete pre-test preparation in first semester if considering graduate schoolExecute your plan - Preparing for a smooth transition to post-graduation life, seniors: Rehearse and revise interview strategies Revise and complete resumesRefine networking circlesMentor sophomores in the EDGE programAre encouraged to pursue an internship in an area of career interestApply for employment and/or graduate schoolFor more information about the EDGE or any of our programs, please contact Linda Carne (LindaCarne@rmc.edu).
Explore the possiblities - In their freshman year, all Randolph-Macon students:
Discern your pathway - As sophomores, all students:
Galvanize your vision – As juniors, students:
Execute your plan - Preparing for a smooth transition to post-graduation life, seniors:
For more information about the EDGE or any of our programs, please contact Linda Carne (LindaCarne@rmc.edu).