• 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

  • What if I Don’t Get an Internship?

    5/14/18
    By: Sarah Steenrod

    As career fairs and on-campus recruiting programs launch at colleges nationwide, highly motivated students may have one goal for next summer—to secure an internship. While it is never too early to see … Continued

  • Student Spotlight: Aaron Epps

    3/15/18
    By: Sheena Jacobs, Assistant Director, UNC UCS

    Today, we bring you Aaron Epps.  Aaron is from Fairmont, NC, majoring in Political Science with a minor in Socioeconomic Justice.   His career interests are in HR and working with diversity and inclus … Continued

  • Student Journey Spotlight: Damian Walker

    2/14/18
    By: Mary Rosage, Assistant Director, UNC UCS

    Today, we bring you Damian Walker.  Damian is a Senior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Entrepreneurship.  Damian was interviewed by Mary Rosage, Assistant Director, UNC UCS. Internship: … Continued

  • Building Relevant Work Experience

    1/22/18
    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

  • 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

  • Internship Timeline

    8/7/17
    By: Amy Marie Charland and Mary Ann Lawson-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    It’s never too early to start planning for your internship. The total process—finding an internship and applying and interviewing for it—can take several weeks or even months. Here is a general timeli … 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

  • Do Interns or Co-ops Get Benefits?

    6/22/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    Sometimes employers offer benefits—perks that come with the job—to interns and co-op students. The most-often provided benefit, from intern and co-op employers, are social activities—activities such a … Continued