Career Services


Career Services at Student Success, 2nd Floor, Library 865-471-3567

Welcome to Career Services! We are here to help you EXPLORE your options. Do you need help selecting a major or deciding in what direction you need to travel in order to obtain your dream job? We have a course (ID 201) specially designed for freshmen and sophomores who are trying to find their direction.


We also help students PREPARE for their calling by offering guidance with cover letter and resume writing. The Career and Personal Development class (ID 318) focuses on all aspects of making the transition from being a university student to being a professional.

The staff of the Student Success Center is committed to working with you to help you SUCCEED in finding the next chapter in your life. As a Carson-Newman University graduate, you can always contact the SCC  to find support with any career questions you may have. Feel free to drop by the Student Success Center (2nd floor, Library) or give us a call at (865) 471-3567.



 Click below to check out our Career Services Guide, a resource handbook for students at all levels of career development.



FOCUS-2 Online Career Exploration and Planning Program 

Carson-Newman Career Services at the Life Directions Center welcomes you to FOCUS-2!
FOCUS-2, or FOCUS, is a self-paced, interactive, online career exploration and planning program for
current C-N students and C-N alumni. It offers multiple self-assessment and exploration tools which will be beneficial to your career decision-making process. If this is your first time using FOCUS-2, you will be asked to create a new account with a username and password. The initial access code is eagles. Please remember your username and password so you will be able to return to FOCUS.  However, if you forget, request on the log-in page for the information to be sent to you.

After completing FOCUS, we encourage you to contact Student Success (2nd floor, Library) and schedule an appointment to discuss your findings.  We will be happy to assist you with any further major or career exploration needs. You may reach us by phone at 865-471-3567 or on the second floor of the library.

 Click on the icon below to use FOCUS.




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