• Evaluating an Internship

    10/12/17
    By: Chad Collins, University Career Services

    Many UNC students have spent the summer working at an internship or a part time job. Hopefully you had a wonderful experience and learned a great deal about what you are looking for in a future career … 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

  • 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