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  • Using Assessment Tools in Your Career Decision Making

    2/19/18
    By: Kathy Douglas

    Q. What do you think about aptitude, personality, and interests tests in helping to guide career decision making? (Examples: Johnson O’ Connor Research Foundation’s aptitude testing program, Myers Bri … Read more

  • 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: … Read more

  • Answering Improper Interview Questions

    2/12/18
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    When you interview for a job, your prospective employer will ask questions—on the job application, in the interview, and/or during the testing process—that are related to the job you are seeking. Fede … Read more

  • Student Journey Spotlight: James McDaniel

    2/8/18
    By: Catherine Allen, Assistant Director, UNC UCS

    Today, we bring you James McDaniel, who is a Senior, majoring in Voice.  James was interviewed by Catherine Allen, Assistant Director, UNC UCS. James plans to pursue his music career post-graduation a … Read more

  • Student Journey Spotlight: Chandler Coley

    1/29/18

    Today, we bring you Chandler Coley.  Chandler is a double major in Strategic Communication and Communication Studies with an IOC concentration. Her hometown is Raleigh, NC.  A fun fact about Chandler: … Read more

  • 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 … Read more

  • Student Journey Spotlight: Will Arditti

    1/16/18
    By: Jonathan Adams, Assistant Director, UNC UCS

    Today, we bring you Will Arditti, a senior at UNC, studying economics.  Interviewed by Assistant Director, Jonathan Adams.   Adams: Tell me about your internship for summer 2017. What was the mos … Read more

  • Seven Things I Wish I Knew as An Undergraduate Student

    11/20/17
    By: Iyad Uakoub

    I had a very interesting undergraduate life. It shaped who I am today, and I definitely don’t regret my then decisions. That said, I can’t remember how many times I told myself: If I can go back in ti … Read more

  • LinkedIn Bonanza

    9/19/17
    By: Laetitia Meyrueix, Doctoral Student, Department of Nutrition

    In the world of social media, we mainly focus on the “fun” social potential of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, it turns out that social media can be used as a tool for profes … Read more

  • The Art of Writing Job-Search Letters

    8/23/17
    By: William J. Banis-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Perhaps one of the most confusing aspects of finding a job that you’ll face is writing appropriate job-search letters. The job search may be the first time you’ll have to compose and produce professio … Read more