Guided Discovery

Curiosity: Seeking, exploring, discovering. Guided Discovery is holistic academic and career advising for all students. Guilford Guides are here throughout your journey at Guilford to assist with reflection and planning on potential areas of study, identification of opportunities for meaningful engagement, developing career readiness, and fostering skills for life preparedness.



Guiding Your Journey

These seven points of wellness and preparedness are paired with course selection, major exploration, networking with alumni and other professionals, designing internships, creating a portfolio of work, preparing for further education and meaningful post-graduate employment, civic engagement and more.

  • Healthy communication
  • Reflective curiosity
  • Celebrations
  • Resiliency
  • Empowerment
  • Connectedness
  • Self-care

What Majors Interest You?

Selecting the right major sets the tone for your college career. Let us help you choose your future path with a combination of insightful advising and assessments.

Internships That Lead to Success

Customized internships are an important way to gain hands-on experience while earning academic credit. We work with you to help make connections between faculty, employers, organizations, alumni and other constituents to create an internship that meets your specific goals.

Match Your Major to Your Goals

Selecting the right major sets the tone for your college career. This tool can help you choose your future path with a combination of insightful advising and assessments.

Prepare for Life After Graduation

Quaker Connect is an excellent resource to get employers nationwide to see your resume, and it's where employers can post job opportunities. The College also offers a Graduate School Fair in the fall and a Career Fair in the spring — here's where to find those dates get more and information.


Meet the Guides


Looking for a guide? Read their bios or make an appointment today. Or visit Guided Discovery on the first floor of Hege Library.

Hege Library Academic Commons, First Floor
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
336.316.2187
GuidedDiscovery@guilford.edu


Current Students


Get more information about internships, academic and career-planning resources, and a calendar of upcoming campus workshops and networking opportunities.


Parag Budhecha

Parag Budhecha

Interim Director of Guilford Guides

Rebekah Funicello

Rebekah Funicello

Office Manager/Recruitment Coordinator

Karrie Manson

Karrie Manson

Director of Integrated Career Advising

Kathryn Shields

Kathryn Shields

Associate Professor of Art/Associate Academic Dean