• Your College Has a Career Center. Here Are 5 Good Reasons to Use It!

    8/21/18
    By: James Andersen is Career and Placement Services Coordinator at Coastal Carolina Community College

    Josh just graduated from a major university two months ago with a degree in computer science. Josh has a lot going for him. He’s young and driven, and he’s super-duper smart. He’s the kind of guy that … Continued

  • 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

  • An Interview with a Student on Her First Networking Experience

    11/9/17
    By: Mary Rosage, Assistant Director, UCS

    “85% of all jobs are filled through networking”, according to a recent LinkedIn survey.  Although this number includes jobs that run from entry-level all the way to management roles, it still shows ho … Continued

  • The Changing Landscape of Anatomy & Physiology

    10/26/17
    By: Resa Brinkley, Pre-Health Advising Coordinator, UCS

    Anatomy & Physiology is a preferred or required course for any number of health professions (all, pretty much, at least headcount), but how you choose to take it and how much of it you need is rea … Continued

  • 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