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CAST Connections

Define your own success.

Seize your opportunity.

Take advantage of one of our programs. It's a great way to reach your full potential on your schedule with little time commitment.

  • Micro Internships

    We’ll help you find short-term professional work so you can explore your career curiosity without a big commitment.

    Get help finding a micro internship

  • Individualized Student Consultation

    Meet one-on-one with a support person who on can help you make the most of your academic experience, including overcoming academic challenges, getting involved in campus activities, and preparing for life after graduation.

    Make a consultation appointment

  • Peer-to-Peer Mentoring

    Share your experiences, hopes, challenges, and thoughts with someone who understands your situation and stage of life.

    Get involved in mentoring

  • Personal Development

    Your future is more than just a career. We offer services to help you to develop a growth mindset, form meaningful professional relationships, develop financial literacy, and more.

    Learn more about development services

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Students posing on a CAST event

Be part of a community.

Dedicate time to working on you. Our communities connect you with the right support system to help you accomplish your goals.

  • College-2-Career (C4) Alliance

    Calm any anxiety you might have about your future. This community offers career readiness activities for those who want to enter the workforce and grad school prep if you want to continue your academic journey.

    Join C4 Alliance

  • First Gen Fellows

    A program designed for first-generation undergraduate students looking for opportunities to supplement their academics, personal, and professional goals with engaging experiences outside the classroom. Each student will engage in community service, research, and career development relevant to their field of study. Students involved in this program may be able to receive up to $500.00 in scholarships. This program admits students on a rolling basis.

    Apply to be a First Gen Fellow

  • CASTing Change

    Impact your community and gain a sense of accomplishment. This semester-long program gives you opportunities to use your resources, talents, and leadership skills to make a difference.

    Apply here

Refer a student. If you know a student who could benefit from CAST Connections, let us know.

Upcoming CAST Connections Events

Director, Tamekia Bailey

Meet the CAST Connections Director

Tamekia Bailey has a passion for student success.

Get to know Tamekia