About the Career Center

The Career Center is a free service available to all UNA students and alumni through every stage of career development – from choosing a major to finding an internship or job to making a career change.  One-on-one sessions with career facilitators are available by appointment, and various services and events are offered throughout the semester. 

 Types of Assistance Provided at Career Center

  • Major exploration and career counseling
  • Personality assessments and interest inventories
  • Résumé and cover letter development and edits
  • Interview help and mock interviews
  • Access to professional clothing from the Career Closet
  • Job search (part-time, on-campus, off-campus, internships, co-ops and full-time) All positions are posted in LIONJOBS.
  • Graduate school research and preparation
  • Informational career events (workshops, panels, roundtables)
  • Career fairs throughout the year to connect students to employers

The UNA Career Center is committed to empowering students and alumni in all phases of their career development.  In support of this mission, the Career Center serves as the primary resource on campus for career related information, providing necessary resources, services, and programs to facilitate successful career development as it relates to students, alumni, faculty, and employers.

Melissa, Elisabeth, Natalie, and Kay look forward to seeing you!


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Melissa Medlin, Director

Melissa Tucker Medlin joined UNA in July 2008, after spending nearly 18 years as a student (MA, 1996 and BA, 1994) and student affairs professional at The University of Alabama. Melissa says being the Director of the Career Center is her dream job—she loves being at UNA, working with the students and faculty and having the opportunity to develop a very important resource area for students. “I am excited to have the opportunity to work directly with students as they make their choices about careers and work while also developing my own skills as a Student Affairs Administrator. I consider it an honor to assist students in recognizing their true potential and the many skills which they possess that will contribute to them being successful," says Medlin. She and her husband, James Medlin, have two children, Tucker and Heather and all are excited to be a part of the UNA community.


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Elisabeth Claytor, Assistant Director
Elisabeth Claytor joined UNA in October 2017, as Assistant Director of the Career Center.  After earning her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from UNA, she discovered a passion for working with college students and helping them discover their strengths, interests, and goals for the future.  She is excited to join the Career Center and work with UNA students as they advance in their education and career development.  Elisabeth and her husband, Daniel, are Shoals area natives and love calling Florence home.     


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Natalie Morrow, Manager, Employer Relations & Experiential Learning


Natalie Morrow joined UNA in August 2017 as Manager, Employer Relations and Experiential Learning. She earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from The University of Alabama, where she developed a passion for working with college students. Although they grew up in Tuscaloosa, Natalie and her husband, Adam, have a deep love and respect for the Shoals and are excited to call it home. She looks forward to using her passion, skills, and abilities to serve and support the students at UNA.website

Kay Wammack, Senior Administrative Assistant

Kay Wammack joined UNA in February 2009, as Sr. Administrative Assistant. She graduated with a B.S. from Samford University and worked in the insurance industry in Birmingham before moving to the Shoals area. Kay and her husband, Chip, have two children, Paul and Rachel. Kay appreciates the opportunity to help students realize their potential and begin the journey toward achieving their life goals.

Location: Guillot University Center, Room 202

Phone: (256)765-4276

Fax: (256)765-4169

Email: lwammack@una.edu

Spring and Fall Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm  |  Friday, 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Mailing Address:
Career Center
University of North Alabama
202 Guillot University Center
UNA Box 5066
Florence, AL 35632-0001

UPS/Shipping Address:
Career Center
University of North Alabama
1660 Tune Avenue 
Florence, AL 35632-0001

Frequently Asked Questions

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