• What Are Your Plans for This Summer?

    5/21/18
    By: Sarah Steenrod

    As the academic year winds down, it is likely that college students around the world are being asked, “What are your plans for this summer?” Interning at your dream company? Taking classes? Studying a … Continued

  • Feeling Lost? The Best Careers Change and Evolve

    4/30/18
    By: Melanie Buford

    A senior psychology major came into my office the other day. She dropped her bag, plopped down into a chair, and said “I’m lost!” With relatively little prompting, the story came out. She already knew … Continued

  • Using an Infographic to Explore Potential Careers

    3/19/18
    By: Ross Wade

    The purpose of this activity is for you to assess and rank your values, interests, strengths, and identity (personal or professional) in a creative and graphic way. (Take your infographic to a career … Continued

  • Using Assessment Tools in Your Career Decision Making

    2/19/18
    By: Kathy Douglas

    Q. What do you think about aptitude, personality, and interests tests in helping to guide career decision making? (Examples: Johnson O’ Connor Research Foundation’s aptitude testing program, Myers Bri … Continued

  • Are You Searching for the Answer to What you Should Major in?

    10/2/17
    By: Kristin Pawlowski, University Career Services

    Are you searching for the answer to what you should major in; what internship offer to accept; or perhaps, what you should do after graduation?  GUESS WHAT?!?  The answer to each of these, and all the … Continued

  • Are you Career Ready?

    9/14/17
    By: Sue Harbour, Associate Director, University Career Services

    Are you Career Ready? The answer is probably no. However, you certainly can get there no matter your class level. You may need to do more in a shorter period of time if you are a senior vs. a first ye … Continued

  • In Step With Career Assessment: Developing Deeper

    10/19/16
    By: Tricia Bacon

    The Focus 2 assessments really are useful tools for determining where I should focus my attention in my job search.  In the last post, I briefly described my results and determined what was accurate t … Continued

  • Occupational Research: A Reality Check

    10/18/16
    By: Sydney DeFranco

    Over the past couple of weeks, I have been exploring the career options that Focus 2 suggested.  One of the careers that I have taken particular interest in is being a professor of some sort.  That is … Continued

  • Exploring Careers & Majors as an Undecided Student

    10/13/16
    By: Shannon Grant

    Today I Learned… “You learn something new every day if you pay attention.” – Ray LeBlond. He isn’t wrong. To learn something, one has to pay attention.   We all have had that moment where we hu … Continued

  • I Am More Realistic Than Anything Else

    10/13/16
    By: Schuyler Eldridge

    After taking the FOCUS 2 self-examination tests, most of my results seemed like old news to me.  However, there were some things that I found out that have caused me to think about my major at UNC, as … Continued