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Career Center: Student Career Planning and Development


Freshmen Reaching Excellence with Spelman’s Help (FRESH)

FRESH is designed to engage students early in the career planning process.  Conventional wisdom might suggest that a student’s first year is too early to think about life after Spelman, but it is just the right time to begin plotting her career path.

Spelman Fresh Program


  • Offered both semesters
  • Composed of 5 weekly sessions
  • All sessions are Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.


  • First-year students only
  • All majors welcome
  • No GPA requirement

Participants are selected on a first-come, first-serve basis and participation is limited to 100 students.

Application Timeline

  • Jan. 26: Acceptance notification


  • Jan 30: Orientation to the Office of Career Planning/How to Work a Career Fair
  • Feb 6: Student Internship Panel
  • Feb 13: Resume/Interviewing tips
  • Feb 20: Alumnae Panel
  • Feb 27: Strength Finder Assessment


Toni Ireland, Assistant Director
Career Planning & Development
FRESH Coordinator
350 Spelman Lane, Box 10
Atlanta, GA 30314
404-270-5270 (Direct)