• 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

  • Relevant Work Experience a Key for Job-Search Success

    5/25/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    We know that recruiters looking for candidates to hire for their organizations want college graduates who are a proper fit for their culture and industry. But, without being hired full time, how can y … Continued

  • A Career that Reflects All of Who We Are

    5/22/17
    By: Melanie Buford-Courtesy of NaceWeb

    The pressure to find the “perfect” career has many students choosing one of two costly paths: they change majors multiple times, often adding time and expense to their undergraduate degree, or they av … Continued

  • What to Do If You Don’t Have a Job at Graduation

    5/18/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Keep going! Be persistent in your job search. Get up every day as if you’re going to work, and spend time identifying and researching employers. Contact employers and schedule appointments. Make your … Continued

  • What Are Your Plans for This Summer?

    5/11/17
    By: Sarah Steenrod-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    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

  • Are you Career Ready?

    5/9/17
    By: Offered by NACE-Career Readiness Competencies
  • 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

  • Writing the Personal Statement

    3/27/17
    By: William O. Taylor, PhD, Pre-Law & Pre-Graduate Advising Coordinator

    Your personal statement is your chance to let an admissions committee know who you are and how admitting you will benefit: you as a professional, the field you will one day contribute to, and their pr … Continued