Vocational wellness is about enjoying your occupational endeavors and appreciating your contributions. This dimension of wellness encourages personal satisfaction and enrichment in one’s life through work. Check out the categories below to support your occupational wellness endeavors:


Career Services: NTC Career Services' mission to to equitably empower students on their career development journey. The department offers a range of supports from hosting digital guides online, partnering with student organizations for customized workshops, one-on-one career coaching, and hosting career events.

Student Career Guides: Review and download these guides to help you with your career planning and job search.

 NTC Career Services Peer Advisors: Schedule an appointment with a Career Peer Advisor to review your resume virtually and learn best practices on how to improve the document for your needs.

Student Employment: The Student Employment team is committed to assisting students through the entire hiring process and throughout their employment. We work in collaboration with Tulane's Financial Aid, Office of International Students and Scholars, and Student Affairs to provide student workers with a positive work experience.

Interview and Resume Help

Big Interview: Big Interview is a virtual interview platform which allows students to record themselves responding to interview questions for self-appraisal or to share with a contact via email. The platform also has pre-loaded question sets for common topics including medical school interviews, consulting interviews

Student Career Guides: Review and download these guides to help you with your career planning and job search.


Handshake: The Handshake platform is a network which hosts internship and job opportunities which are specifically screened for Tulane students. The platform is intuitive, so the more you use it, the easier it is for it to suggest employers, opportunities, and events. The service is free and students can use their Tulane credentials to login.

CareerWave: Internships & Jobs for Tulane Students from Tulane Alumni & Parents

The Tulane Remote Internship Program: The Tulane Remote Internship Program (T.R.I.P.) allows undergraduate students an opportunity to work for national companies during the summer semester. The work will primarily be project-based with weekly meetings scheduled with a supervisor to monitor progress and learn more about the company they are interning with.

UCAN: UCAN is a consortium that connects employers with undergraduate and graduate students in the Arts and Sciences who are seeking diverse career building experiences through internships. The UCAN Internship Exchange, founded in 1996, is one of the most comprehensive online internship databases, known for connecting organizations with a wide array of intern candidates.

Leadership Development

There are many ways to practice leadership on campus! Below are just a few highlights.

CACTUS Academy: This is a social justice leadership development program for first-year Tulane undergraduate students and first-year transfer students. CACTUS Academy provides a survey-level introduction to a broad spectrum of issues in the social justice arena and connects participants to organizations and advocates working on the Tulane campus and throughout the New Orleans local community.

Community Engagement Advocates: CEAs are student leaders trained to facilitate anti-racism and anti-oppression workshops, dialogues and trainings. These interactive workshops are designed to create brave spaces for students to explore a wide range of topics race, class, gender, sexuality, able-ism, religion, and community engagement. 

Mentor Institute: Becoming a mentor for other students is a great way to develop your leadership skills, pass along the hard-won lessons you have learned in your time as a student, and support your peers as they navigate college life. Check out the Mentor Institute website for a list of mentor programs.

Tulane Undergraduate Assembly (TUA): Members serve as advocates for students, communicate students’ views and ideas, serve as liaisons between students and Tulane University administration, improve the overall student experience, and serve as points of information and will do so in order to afford all undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in the management of their own affairs.

Student Leadership in Housing: There are many ways to practice leadership in the residence halls! Check out opportunities through Community Government and Residence Hall Association, a leadership role during the academic year, or getting involved in the summer.

Student Organizations: Check out the LBC's student organizations page to learn about joining, starting or leading an organization.

Strategy, Leadership, and Analytics Minor (SLAM): The Strategy, Leadership and Analytics Minor prepares students to be leaders who can manage the dynamics of rapidly changing marketplaces and adapt strategically and creatively for future careers. As an interdisciplinary minor, and through a curriculum divided into three components, it incorporates basic economic planning courses with classes throughout the arts, humanities and social sciences as well as specially designed SLAM courses focusing on leadership, ethics, law, public relations, marketing, and strategy.

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