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The Belmont University Career Development Team consists of experienced career professionals in specialized service locations to best meet your needs. We are eager to offer individualized assistance to you whether you are a current student, graduate, or employer.

SPECIALIZED SERVICE LOCATIONS:

Office of Career and Professional Development - Gabhart Student Center, 2nd floor  

Take the stairs on the South end of Gabhart to the 2nd floor; the office is the 2nd door on the left next to the Counseling Office

Patricia Jacobs, M.Ed. - Director
Gary Boling, M.S. - Assistant Director
Rachel Walden, B.A. - Career Development Specialist
Lori Bumgarner, M.Ed. - Career Development Specialist
Taryn Forrester, B.M. - Office Manager

Serving Students and Graduates of the following: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Sciences and Mathematics, College of Health Sciences and Nursing, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Theology and Christian Ministry, College of Pharmacy, University College, Interdisciplinary Programs as well as those exploring a new major or various career options.
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Gabhart Student Center, 2nd floor
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
615.460.6490
fax: 615.460.5527
careerdevelopment@belmont.edu  

College of Business Career Development Center - Massey Business Center 415

Take the Massey Business Center elevator/stairs to the 4th floor; the office is directly on the right
 
Lori LeBleu, M.B.A. - Director
Chris Agans, M.A. - Career Development & Internship Specialist
Serving Students and Graduates of the College of Business Administration
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Massey Business Center, 415
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
615.460.6947
fax: 615.460.6862
cobacdc@belmont.edu  

Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business Career Development 


Tish Stewart, B.B.A. - Career Development Specialist
Serving Students and Graduates of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Curb Event Center M305 (Curb College Dean's Office - enter the doors next to Curb Cafe and take the stairs to the 2nd floor)
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
615.460.5988
tish.stewart@belmont.edu

HOURS:

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - Noon
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Evenings by appointment

Please e-mail careerdevelopment@belmont.edu to schedule an appointment.

VISION
To be a leader among career services providing our community with meaningful connections in a global environment. 

PURPOSE

To empower our students and graduates to identify and pursue their passions and meet the needs of the world, we encourage career exploration, develop educational and professional partnerships, provide intentional programming, and promote comprehensive resources. 

VALUES
Integrity, Inquiry, Collaboration, Growth, Service, and Joy

FIRST DESTINATION DATA

First Destination Data (Career Outcomes) is a result of information obtained and compiled from two surveys. The Graduating Student Survey is administered to degree candidates in their last semester prior to graduating, and the First Destination Survey is administered to those graduates 6 months after graduation. Working with the Office of Assessment and Institutional Research, the Career Development team is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and reporting the first destination data. The Career Development team, along with liaisons from each college, makes every effort to contact and/or obtain information on each graduate in an attempt to gain a 100% collection rate. The first destination rate represents the percentage of graduates who secured full-time employment, enrolled in graduate school, or enlisted in military service within six months of graduation that is drawn from the population of graduates for whom data could be obtained and who indicated they had engaged in seeking employment or graduate school. The overall first destination rate for the 2012 - 2013 academic year is 92%. The percent of graduates for whom data was collected by this process is 94%. For more information, contact Gary Boling at gary.boling@belmont.edu or 615.460.6490.

 



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