Calling & Career Development

Calling & Career Development

“To connect with students where they are, to help them discover where they want to go, and to provide resources to guide them towards meaningful success.”


The Bryan community can utilize Handshake to search for internships & jobs, make valuable employer connections, & register for upcoming events and career fairs!

Students & Alumni will now use Handshake to schedule all Calling & Career Appointments!

Download the mobile app & get started today!

Students & Alumni

Connect with Your Calling, Develop Your Gifts, & Serve the Kingdom

Embark on your career journey with guidance from the start. No Experience Required! All Questions are Welcome!

Come by any time to meet the team and learn about the services and resources available to support you throughout your career journey!

What Can I Do With This Major?

What Can I Do With This Major? is an invaluable online resource boasting 106 comprehensive major profiles, offering insights into prevalent career trajectories, industry-specific employers, and effective strategies for career advancement. With curated links to professional associations, occupational outlooks, and diverse job search resources, this platform equips students with a holistic approach to navigating and excelling in their chosen fields.

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Craft impactful application materials that stand out to employers and graduate schools. Let us guide you in creating professional resumes and cover letters that reflect your unique strengths.

Navigate the world of internships and job opportunities with confidence. 

  • Access Handshake to search open positions and schedule a 1-on-1 for personalized guidance to find the perfect fit for your career aspirations.
  • Follow us on Social to keep up with the latest in the ARC – including employment opportunities! 
  • Stop by the ARC to view our physical job board!

Ace your interviews with preparation and practice. Interview coaching equips you to excel in interviews and leave a lasting impression on potential employers.

Prepare for your journey into graduate school. Receive guidance on application materials, timelines, and strategies to maximize your chances of acceptance.

Stay connected and make an impact. Learn how you can give back to the Bryan College community and help current students on their career paths. Ask about serving as a professional mentor!

Recruiters & Employers

Connect with Our Community! Tap into our network of talented students. Explore opportunities to connect with potential candidates today!

We encourage all of our employer partners to connect with our student body via our career management platform, Handshake. We utilize Handshake to share job opportunities, host/register for events, and foster student-employer relationships!

Creating a Handshake employer account is free and will allow you to share your job openings and give you access to hundreds of students – at Bryan and beyond! 

Here’s a great article from the Handshake Help Center for Employers – “Getting Started With Handshake: Employers” 

Once your employer account has been confirmed, search for Bryan College and request to connect with us!

Engage directly with students by setting up a table on campus. Showcase your company’s culture, job openings, and internships!

Book Today!

Table Registration Fee: $50 per day – Includes access to a table & chairs, outlet access (per request & when possible), & lunch vouchers to our campus cafeteria.

When connecting and sharing on Handshake isn’t a good fit, submit our Job Form to create a flyer that will be shared on our physical job board located in the Academic Resource Center (ARC). 

While we can’t guarantee to fill your position, we hope that this will help get your opportunity in front of our proactive students! If your position is not filled after 90 days, please re-submit the form. 

Job Posting Form

Upcoming Events

Check out our Calendar and find us on Handshake to see our upcoming events and register!

Explore our lineup of career events for the fall semester!

October 20th: Fall Futures Fair: “Where Majors Meet Opportunities!”


Employer Registration: Opens August 21st, Closes September 15th

  • The registration fee is $100 and includes your booth space, 2 recruiter passes, lunch vouchers, and promotion of your organization to the Bryan community.

Student Pre-Registration: Opens Monday, September 18th

November 7th: Leading at Work as a Recent Graduate: Loving God, Loving Others, and Loving the Work


Student Pre-Registration: Opens Wednesday, August 23rd

Explore our lineup of career events for the spring semester!

January 21: Education Fair

Education Fair

Employer Registration: Open Now – 12/8/2023

Student Pre-Registration: Opens 11/27/2023

February 14: Engineering Fair

Engineering Fair

Employer Registration: Open Now – 12/8/2023

Student Pre-Registration: Opens 11/27/2023

February 28: Business Fair

Business Fair

Employer Registration: Open Now – 12/8/2023

Student Pre-Registration: Opens 11/27/2023

March 20: Criminal Justice Fair

Criminal Justice Fair

Employer Registration: Open Now – 12/8/2023

Student Pre-Registration: Opens 11/27/2023


Partner With Us!

Faculty members are integral to student success!

REFER students to our services for comprehensive career guidance and support.

ENCOURAGE & EMPOWER students to take advantage of the tools and opportunities available to them through Calling & Career Development.

INVITE us to share insights and resources that can enhance students’ understanding of career development and preparation. 

  • Don’t Cancel Class – Call Calling & Career Development!

Parents & Family

Parents and families are pivotal in a student’s journey. Encourage your students to explore the services available to them and connect with Calling & Career Development for guidance and support!

Learn about the other services/resources available in the Academic Resource Center (ARC)!

After several years away, I'm back on the hill and now serve as the Calling & Career Development Coordinator. In this role, I have enjoyed the opportunity to exercise my collaborative and creative muscles as I am constantly trying new things (and partnering with our faculty) to get students invested and excited about their career and professional development.

— Emilie Newport

Calling and Career Coordinator/ Student Success Coach  |  Class of 2013


Academic Resource Center (ARC)
721 Bryan Drive, Dayton TN 37321
Mercer 212 (next to Common Grounds), Box #7646
Su: CLOSED, M-Th: 8:45 AM – 11 PM, F: 8:45AM-5PM, Sa: CLOSED

Office Phone: 423-775-7579