Career Development Center

Career Advisor

Madison Adkins
Keathley University Center 328

615 898-7862 

Do you want to work on campus while enrolled at MTSU? Are you interested in completing an internship as a part of your academic major? Do you want a life-long rewarding and fulfilling career? If your answer to these and other job-related questions is YES, Madison Adkins, Career Advisor for the College of Education can assist you with your career search activities.

The Career Development Center (CDC) is a comprehensive Center serving all departments and colleges at MTSU. The CDC specializes in the following core areas: Career Exploration and Decision Making, Job Search Assistance, and Campus Recruiting. Please read the descriptions of each program below to see which programs meet your needs.

Career Exploration and Decision Making
Students who have declared a major but are uncertain of a career path. Involves self-assessment and career exploration using different assessment tools. These include the Strong Interest Inventory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

Job Search Assistance
Students looking to build job search skills.  Involves resume and cover letter assistance, interview preparation, building networking skills, and working with a career advisor to develop a targeted job search strategy.

Campus Recruiting
Students who are seeking jobs on or off campus (the campus jobs include those that are NOT funded through the Financial Aid Office.) Students graduating and looking for full-time career positions. The CDC maintains a job-posting database called Lightning JobSource in which students may log in to discover information regarding part-time and full-time employment, on-campus and off-campus opportunities, internships, and career fair participants.

To open a Lightning JobSource account, go to the Career Services website.