• Industry Night: Life of a Consultant

    By: Camille G. Mason, Sr. Assistant Director

    In order to understand what a consultant does, you have to understand that different consultant specialties solve different problems.  The four popular specialties are strategy, financial, information … Continued

  • Stepping Into STEM

    By: Mary Rosage, Assistant Director

    Did you know that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates are expected to have the highest salaries from recently graduating classes? Nationally the average is expected to be be … Continued

  • What to expect at the Career Fair

    By: Sheena Jacobs, Assistant Director

    Each year UNC will have hundreds of employers attend our career fairs.  Each employer will have a table with signage, information, handouts, job descriptions, goodies, etc. If you’ve never attended on … Continued

  • Recipe for Writing a Personal Statement

    By: Verna Eberhardt, Graduate Intern

    Writing a personal statement by perception and sometimes reputation is often a daunting and overwhelming undertaking. The ambiguity and mystery swirling around its purpose and composition can be dispe … Continued

  • SMART Goals for the New Semester

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    The start of a new calendar year means the start of a new semester for graduate and professional students. There are classes to plan (or some to take), conference deadlines to meet, and thesis and dis … Continued

  • Creative Industry Careers

    By: Emily Strader, Career Counselor

    Creative people employed by arts organizations stimulate innovation and play an important role in building and sustaining economic vibrancy.  Where are these organizations and what can you learn about … Continued

  • Did you know this? My favorite LinkedIn tip…

    By: Amy Blackburn, Sr. Assistant Director

    Learn what alumni have done with their degrees after leaving Carolina! On your LinkedIn profile, hover over “my network” and click on “find alumni.” At the time of this writing, there are 158,531 UNC … Continued

  • You Can Connect your Interests to your Major and Careers

    By: Jonathan Adams, Assistant Director, University Career Services

    What’s your major? What do you plan to do with that after you graduate? At this point, no matter what your year at UNC, you have probably been asked these types of questions. If you are unsure of how … Continued

  • Still searching at end of the semester? Take time to breath and re-group.


    It seems like the semester just started and suddenly it’s almost over! Back in August you were sure that   you would have your job or internship search wrapped up by Winter Break. You wrote your resum … Continued

  • For Graduate Students: Two Ways to Curate Your Professional Web Presence

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    What would an employer, colleague, student, or relative find if they were to search your name online? What assumptions might they make based on the results? Take a moment to Google yourself and see wh … Continued