• Using Information Interviews and Shadowing to Find Your Career

    8/10/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    The best way to explore a potential career choice is by speaking with and/or following someone who works in that career. Do an information interview. Learn first-hand about your chosen profession by a … Continued

  • Climb to Your Career in Four Years

    8/3/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Where will you be in four years? Will you be ready to join the work force? Maybe you have your future planned: You know what you want to be after graduation and you have an idea of how to get there. O … Continued

  • Building Relevant Work Experience

    7/27/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Getting the Most From Your Internship Experience Learning, confirming, impressing, and positioning. When you take an internship, these should be four of your goals. Of course you want to learn as much … Continued

  • How Choosing a Career Is Like Clothing Shopping

    6/26/17
    By: Katie Wessel-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    In today’s world, there’s a lot of pressure to “pursue your passion.” Recent discussion among career advising professionals highlights that this can be a dangerous term, especially for traditional-age … Continued

  • Develop Your Career Goals Holistically

    6/15/17
    By: Melanie Buford: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Many undergraduate students start the career decision-making process by selecting a major based on the subjects they enjoyed in high school. For example, you may have chosen to major in engineering be … Continued

  • Relevant Work Experience a Key for Job-Search Success

    5/25/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    We know that recruiters looking for candidates to hire for their organizations want college graduates who are a proper fit for their culture and industry. But, without being hired full time, how can y … Continued

  • A Career that Reflects All of Who We Are

    5/22/17
    By: Melanie Buford-Courtesy of NaceWeb

    The pressure to find the “perfect” career has many students choosing one of two costly paths: they change majors multiple times, often adding time and expense to their undergraduate degree, or they av … Continued

  • What Are Your Plans for This Summer?

    5/11/17
    By: Sarah Steenrod-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    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

  • Life After Carolina: Top 3 Ways to Climb the Ladder

    4/3/17
    By: Camille G. Mason, Sr. Assistant Director

    When I received my first job after pursuing my graduate degree a mentor of mine asked me “Congratulations! So where do you want to work next?” I was so shocked by this I was speechless (which is rare … Continued

  • Spring has Sprung /The Grass Has Ris/Wonder Where Your Internship (or job) Is?

    3/20/17
    By: Jacquelyn Gist, Assistant Director

    After a long grey winter, it is suddenly spring! The campus is in bloom, mid -terms are almost done and Spring Break is here. It is time to lay back catch some sun, watch some basketball and forget ab … Continued