• 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

  • Career Fair Strategies That Work

    9/11/17
    By: Kathy Douglas- Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    If you are in a Google group, are a member of a family, or have met someone at your college or university orientation who is still your friend, you already know how to network. We meet, form bonds, te … Continued

  • Grad School: Application Timeline

    7/17/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Follow this general timeline to keep yourself on track. Time frames are approximate: Check the deadlines for your schools of interest and adjust accordingly. Junior Year (Fall) Many graduate schools l … Continued

  • Locating and Applying for Internships

    7/3/17
    By: Amy Marie Charland and Mary Ann Lawson-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    An internship allows you to test your career objectives, helps you identify your talents, and directs you toward an appropriate career, while helping you acquire essential practical and professional s … Continued

  • A Good Luck Wish from UCS

    4/17/17
    By: Kristin Pawlowski, Sr. Assistant Director

    Two paths diverged on a sunny graduation day.  One frequently traveled, down stadium drive, to the comfort of familiar sights –Campus Rec, the Union, and good ‘ole Polk Place.  The other path a bit gr … 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

  • 5 Productive Things to do Over Winter Break

    11/21/16

    Plan a road trip:  If you’re able to drive and have access to a vehicle, a road trip can be a wonderful bonding experience between you and your friends. Pack a bag, load up the car, and hit the road t … Continued

  • Interested in a Career in Tech?

    9/12/16

    Interested in a Career in Tech? Employment in the tech industry is projected to grow three times faster than the average rate of all other industries throughout the next decade, according to the U.S. … Continued

  • Staying Positive Despite Rejection

    4/18/16

    Raquel Eatmon, CEO of Rising Media LLC and former news anchor, offers the following six ways to stay positive and on-track through rejection:     Recycle Rejection Don’t waste a rejection; use it! Fig … Continued