We are the OPCD

Where your future career path becomes a little more clear, and a lot less scary.

Here at the OPCD, our goal is simple: To provide Wake Forest students with the tools and confidence to navigate the often daunting path from college to career. We seek to inspire, challenge, and prepare all students to find positions that reflect their values and lead to meaningful lives. Don’t let the unknown of what’s ahead leave you stuck – the best is yet to come, and we’re ready to help!

“I have never known anything but support from the OPCD. They are a tremendous resource.”

Location and Contact


Reynolda Hall




Who are we?

Our team of career coaches and staff are here and ready to serve YOU! We celebrate the value and diversity of our team, and we strive to do the same for our students. We understand that our students needs are vastly different, and our goal is to provide personal and thoughtful service catered to them. We seek to make sure EVERY Wake Forest student has the tools, resources, information, and a partner in the college-to-career journey.

Empower every student to flourish in work and life


Information for:


Worried about your student’s plans for that summer internship experience, finding a major, or post-grad plans? Not to fear parents, we’ve got you covered. We’re here to help.


From self assessments, to networking opportunities, even access to a mentor – you’re not alone once you leave sweet home Winston-Salem.

Faculty & Advisors

Let the OPCD support you in helping your students learn about the relationships between majors and careers. Do not hesitate to contact the career coach who aligns with your department.


What is the Mentoring Resource Center?

The Mentoring Resource Center serves as a central office for the entire Wake Forest community and provides guidance, resources, support, and recognition for Wake Forest mentoring relationships and programs.