Career Services

Staff and Scheduling Information

We welcome ALL students (not just Seniors!) to meet with us, discuss ideas and opportunities, and grow in their competence and confidence for the future beyond Hendrix.

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, recruiters, and all others may schedule appointments with any staff member via the links below. After reading the info below, still not sure which one of us to see? Send us an email and we'll get you in touch with the right staff member.

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Need a resume review? Check out our Resume Writing Resources! Use those to update your resume, make an appointment (below), and send us a draft of your resume at least one business day before your appointment.

Career Services Staff

Tricia Burris '94

Assistant Director of Career Services • SLTC 239

Areas of Expertise:

  • Full-time and Part-time Employment
  • Internships for most majors (Pre-Med and Pre-Health students see J.J. Whitney)
  • Public Service: Federal Employment & Internship Guidance
  • Gap-Year Opportunities


Rynnett Clark '83

Coordinator of Career Connections • SLTC 224

Areas of Expertise:

  • Alumni Connections and Alumni Connection Programs (HCAN, ACT, LinkedIn)
  • Career Services for Hendrix Alumni
  • Alternative Paths to Teaching Licensure
  • Education-Focused Gap Year Opportunities


Leigh Lassiter-Counts '01

Director of Career Services • SLTC 240

Areas of Expertise:

  • Career Discernment and Planning
  • Major Exploration and Decision Making
  • On-Campus Student Employment
  • Liberal Arts and Career Opportunities
  • Career Competencies (working with Faculty and Staff to include topics of Career Discernment into courses, assignments, and curriculum)



J.J. Whitney '96

Career Services Programs Coordinator • SLTC 225

Areas of Expertise:

  • Graduate & Professional Schools Application Process
  • Pre-Med/Pre-Health Internships & Shadowing
  • Focus 2 Career Assessment
  • Vocational Discernment


Available Services:

The following is a list of the services our offices provide. You are encouraged to schedule an appointment with a staff member to receive guidance in any of these areas.

Career Development Tools
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Interviewing preparation
  • Mock interviews
  • Professional etiquette
  • Social media use
Engaged Learning Opportunities
  • Internships
  • Shadowing
  • Odyssey Professional and Leadership Development information and referrals
Employment Assistance
  • Full-time job search
  • Part-time job search
  • On-campus work-study assistance
  • Employer and community outreach
Graduate and Professional School
  • Research and planning
  • Admission test preparation
  • Personal statements and essays
  • “Gap time” planning
  • Alumni connections
  • Networking
  • Workplace counseling
Alumni Connections and Career Assistance
  • Career Planning and Assistance for Alumni
  • Career and major mentoring by Alumni to Students
  • Friday Alumni Connection Time (FACT)
  • Pre-medical shadowing
  • Networking opportunities
Supportive Services
  • Extensive resource library
  • Classroom presentations
  • Workshops, lectures, panel discussions, and other programming

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Office of Career Services
1600 Washington Avenue
Conway, Arkansas 72032

Campus location:
Student Life and Technology Center
Second Floor

Phone: 501-450-1440 (only receiving voicemails at this time)

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Office of Career Services

Student Life and Technology Center,

2nd Floor (Student Services suite)

1600 Washington Avenue

Conway, Arkansas 72032-3080

Phone:  501-450-1440

Fax:  501-450-1260


Hours:  Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

     (closed noon - 1 p.m. for lunch)