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  • How to Get Rid of Interview “Stage Fright”

    2/9/15

    It is common for students and even seasoned professionals to feel apprehensive about the interview process. These feelings of anxiety and self-doubt that sometimes go along with interviewing are very … Continued

  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

    2/4/15

    “So I can see here that you studied abroad,” he said, as he looked up from my resume. “Where exactly did you go?” “Yes I did, I went to Singapore last semester,” I replied with a smile.  “Oh wow, how … Continued

  • My First Cover Letter

    2/2/15

    “Dear Hiring Manager: I know you must have, Many resumes to peruse. To help you decide, The best intern to choose. I know you are busy, So I will save you some time. I can say without doubt The best r … Continued

  • Tips to Land Great References

    1/26/15

    Considering a graduate or professional school?  Start researching graduate or professional programs and start developing relationships with your professors or TA’s to get to know them and to secure ed … Continued

  • Teach for America and Similar Teaching Programs

    1/19/15

    Teach For America was the number one employer of 2014 UNC-Chapel Hill graduates.   Over 65 graduating seniors received offers from TFA, placing UNC-Chapel Hill among the top 6 large universities in th … Continued

  • The Pros and Cons of a Part-Time Job

    1/12/15

    Are you considering working a part-time job while you are at UNC? There are clear pros and cons to this decision.  According to Professor Laura Perna of the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate Schoo … Continued

  • Fewer Resolutions, More Goals

    1/5/15

    The beginning of a new year and a new semester promises a new start.  Many kick off the year with a resolution of some kind:  whether it is to study more and go out less or start looking for an intern … Continued

  • Googled Yourself Lately? Because Employers Have.

    11/21/14

    Ever heard of the term egosurfing? Dictionary.com defines egosurfing as searching the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information. Egosurfing may sound a little vain, but i … Continued

  • Find Out How UCS Can Help You in 15 Minutes

    10/20/14

    We all push things off or decide to nap/ binge watch Netflix instead. But 15 minutes could help you find your fit (that’s only a quarter of a Game of Thrones episode). University Career Services have … Continued

  • What NOT to do at a Career Fair

    9/8/14

    Negativity bias is the psychological phenomenon by which humans have a greater recall of unpleasant memories compared with positive memories. Make sure you don’t leave potential employers with negativ … Continued