• 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

  • Can You Change Your Mind About a Job After You’ve Accepted?

    6/19/17
    By: Kayla Villwock-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    After interviews with several top companies, you accept a job offer from Corporation A to begin a week after graduation. Then, XYZ Startup, a company that just began recruiting new college grads, inte … Continued

  • Benefits Count

    5/29/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    As you look for your first job, you’re probably not thinking about becoming ill, retiring, or looking for tax breaks. However, you should consider benefits to be an important part of your compensation … Continued

  • 5 Tips to be the Best Intern EVER!

    4/10/17
    By: Jade Barricelli, Sr. Assistant Director

    Okay, you got the internship. Now what? It’s one thing to have an internship, it’s another to have a valuable experience that results in new skills, recommendations, connections, or even a full time j … Continued

  • Life After Carolina: Top 3 Ways to Climb the Ladder

    4/3/17
    By: Camille G. Mason, Sr. Assistant Director

    When I received my first job after pursuing my graduate degree a mentor of mine asked me “Congratulations! So where do you want to work next?” I was so shocked by this I was speechless (which is rare … Continued

  • A Healthy Use of Your Time

    3/20/17
    By: Chad Collins, Sr. Assistant Director

    As a UNC student, you already know that time management is a very important part of being successful in college.  When you are looking for a full time job or internship, it is also extremely important … Continued

  • Making the Most of Your Summer

    3/13/17
    By: Resa Brinkley, Health Professions Advising Coordinator

    You hear it everywhere. “I finally lined up my internship.” “Where is your summer internship?” “Internships are SO important.” So, do you really need a prehealth internship? An internship is defined a … Continued

  • Advice for the Global Job Seeker

    2/27/17
    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    Perhaps you always wanted to travel the world, and getting a job with an international employer will help you live that dream. Maybe there are different places around the globe where you want to live … Continued

  • Top 3 Ways to Prepare for an Interview

    2/27/17
    By: Camille G. Mason, Sr. Assistant Director

    Interviewing can be a daunting task!  Even the most confident speaker feels overwhelmed by the prospect of an interview.  The purpose of an interview is to show the employer that you have the skills, … Continued

  • Careers in Sports

    2/27/17
    By: Christy Dunston, Assistant Director

    Becoming a pro athlete is not the only way to work in the sports industry. There are many different ways and avenues to have a career in sports. The sports industry is global. You could work in New Yo … Continued