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In Step With Career Assessment: Developing Deeper


The Focus 2 assessments really are useful tools for determining where I should focus my attention in my job search.  In the last post, I briefly described my results and determined what was accurate to my perception of myself and … Read more

Occupational Research: A Reality Check


Over the past couple of weeks, I have been exploring the career options that Focus 2 suggested.  One of the careers that I have taken particular interest in is being a professor of some sort.  That is why when I … Read more

Exploring Careers & Majors as an Undecided Student


Today I Learned… “You learn something new every day if you pay attention.” – Ray LeBlond. He isn’t wrong. To learn something, one has to pay attention.   We all have had that moment where we hunker down to complete … Read more

I Am More Realistic Than Anything Else


After taking the FOCUS 2 self-examination tests, most of my results seemed like old news to me.  However, there were some things that I found out that have caused me to think about my major at UNC, as well as … Read more

No Summer Internship, No Worries


At the end of my first year at Carolina, I was planning my summer at home in Massachusetts, excited to return to the job I had held the previous summer. These feelings of eagerness quickly faded away after talking with … Read more

Developing Your Personal Brand


According to management expert and author Tom Peters, “We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer of a brand called You.” Whether you consciously acknowledge … Read more

What it’s like to Work in the US Congress


Are you interested in a career in politics? Want to figure out what’s it’s like to work in DC? Alex Blake, a senior political science major, gave me some insight into what his experience working in the US Congress was … Read more

4 On-Campus Trainings You Should Participate In


Carolina offers an overwhelming amount of opportunities and resources for undergraduate students to become involved. After Fall Fest students become committed to a variety of causes and clubs. Often we get entrenched in our day to day schedules of meetings … Read more