• Seven Things I Wish I Knew as An Undergraduate Student

    11/20/17
    By: Iyad Uakoub

    I had a very interesting undergraduate life. It shaped who I am today, and I definitely don’t regret my then decisions. That said, I can’t remember how many times I told myself: If I can go back in ti … 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

  • Reclaiming Your Time: Self-Care Practices During the Career Journey

    11/2/17
    By: Christy Dunston, Assistant Director, UCS

    Trying to find a major or career path can feel overwhelming. Searching for an internship or job can feel exhausting. Therefore, it is important to take some time for yourself and reclaim your energy. … 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

  • How Tattoos, Piercings, and Body Modification Reflect Values

    10/16/17
    By: Amy Blackburn, Sr. Assistant Director, University Career Services

    I have been a career counselor for undergraduate and graduate students for a long time (over 25 years) and have seen a lot of changes in industry and recruitment during this time.  For example, “Casua … 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

  • Hair. Discrimination. Messaging. My Message to Students

    10/5/17
    By: Tamara Taylor, Assistant Director, UCS

    I recently learned of a legal ruling that caused great pause. To be honest, a deep sigh and moment of disappointment. A headline to an article published in Ebony magazine, prompted me to read: “Court … 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

  • What is an illegal question?

    9/28/17
    By: Sheena Jacobs

    Employers ask questions related to the position as a means of selecting the best candidate for the job.   However, there are times when the questions asked are not related to the job, inappropriate, a … Continued

  • Upcoming interview making you nervous? Stand up straight!

    9/25/17
    By: Jacquelyn Gist, UCS Assistant Director

    Conventional wisdom has long held that a person’s emotional state can be read by their body language. Someone with their head down and their arms tightly crossed is seen as being nervous or insecure. … Continued