Discover Your Potential

Internships & Careers


Take charge of your potential and your path to career success.

When it comes to finding a career that’s right for you, preparation and a strong foundation are key. It's important to take full advantage of all of the resources and opportunities that are available to you in determining your career path.

LR faculty and university staff are dedicated to your success. Whether you attend classes in Hickory, Asheville or Columbia or you attend LR online, the same resources and services are available to you through the Career and Professional Development Center.

Career & Professional Development Center


The Alex Lee Career and Professional Development Center can help you discover your true personality, explore academic majors and career options, assess your strengths and weaknesses, find internships and part-time work and prepare for life after graduation.

The center has partnerships with local companies and organizations to provide opportunities for you to work alongside professionals in the field.

As an LR student and graduate, you receive free career counseling for life. So if you are looking for employment, want to update your resume, negotiate a raise or have your eye on a promotion, the center is always available as a resource to prepare you for what is next.

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Internships


Education at LR extends beyond the classroom. Through internships, you will connect what you learn in the classroom with real-life applications. You will gain valuable experience while getting an in-depth look at your field of study.

Yer Vang, Chase Griffin and Lupita Sanchez Rojas

I interned for the Capital Area Immigration Rights Coalition. Working at CAIR changed me in many ways. It made me rethink and change my career goals and post-graduation plans.

Lupita Sanchez Rojas '20, Sociology

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