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  • How to Get Rid of Interview “Stage Fright”


    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 … Read more

  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go!


    “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 … Read more

  • My First Cover Letter


    “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 … Read more

  • Tips to Land Great References


    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 … Read more

  • Teach for America and Similar Teaching Programs


    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 … Read more

  • The Pros and Cons of a Part-Time Job


    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 … Read more

  • Fewer Resolutions, More Goals


    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 … Read more

  • Googled Yourself Lately? Because Employers Have.


    Ever heard of the term egosurfing? 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 … Read more

  • Find Out How UCS Can Help You in 15 Minutes


    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 … Read more

  • What NOT to do at a Career Fair


    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 … Read more