Parents and Families

Welcome to the Tribe - One Tribe. One Family.

You can be a very important partner in your student's career development. This website outlines a variety of ways in which you can join the Cohen Career Center in helping your student navigate the career development process.

Starting a Career Conversation with Your Student

Begin talking with your student early in his/her college experience about interests and available resources.

Cohen Career Center Myth Busters

Help us bust these myths!

Cohen Career Center “Talk”

Learn the language regarding important resources and services available at the Cohen Career Center that are a part of your student’s career journey.

Family Involvement Interest Form

Interested in getting involved with the Cohen Career Center and sharing information about your career? Let us know and the W&M Volunteer Manager, Scott Hale, will follow-up with you. If at any point you wish to alert the career center with a job or internship opportunity, we ask that you contact our employer relations (recruiting) staff, Mike Caldwell and Cristen McQuillan. They can be reached at 757-221-3232, or Additional information is available for employers, including our recruiting guidelines.  

Host a William & Mary Extern

Interested in making a difference in the professional development of one of our students? The Tribe in Action Externship Program is a simple way to make a BIG difference. For more information on hosting a 1 or 2 day job shadowing experience please fill out our EXTERNSHIP SITE INTEREST FORM.