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  • Join the Peace Corps!

    By: Anna Williams, Peace Corps Recruiter

    If you’re looking for a life changing experience abroad with a commitment to community, look no further than the Peace Corps. From Albania to Zambia, Peace Corps volunteers serve all over the world du … Continued

  • A Guide to Assessment Days

    By: Ed Mellett, Guest Blogger

    Assessment days are common in the graduate recruitment process and they are used by employers as a way to select the strongest candidate for their company. The day will usually consist of multiple exe … Continued

  • Your College Has a Career Center. Here Are 5 Good Reasons to Use It!

    By: James Andersen is Career and Placement Services Coordinator at Coastal Carolina Community College

    Josh just graduated from a major university two months ago with a degree in computer science. Josh has a lot going for him. He’s young and driven, and he’s super-duper smart. He’s the kind of guy that … Continued

  • Student Spotlight: Autumn McClellan

    By: Moira Johnson, Graduate Student Intern, UNC UCS

    Today, we bring you Autumn McClellan, who is a graduate student in the Sociology Department at UNC.  She was interviewed by Moira Johnson, a Graduate Student Intern for UNC UCS. Autumn hails from a sm … Continued

  • How Tattoos, Piercings, and Body Modification Reflect Values

    By: Amy Blackburn, Sr. Assistant Director, University Career Services

    I have been a career counselor for undergraduate and graduate students for a long time (over 25 years) and have seen a lot of changes in industry and recruitment during this time.  For example, “Casua … Continued

  • LinkedIn Bonanza

    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 … Continued

  • Three Suggestions for a Productive Summer

    By: Jonathan Foland, MA, CTA Certified Coach, and Contributing Writer

    The summer months are here!   While many students will take the next three months to work part-time jobs, complete internships, take summer classes, and work on their sun tan, many graduate and p … Continued

  • Five Tips for Converting Your CV to a Resume

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Peer Coach and Career Services Assistant

    Many graduate students list their accomplishments in research, teaching, writing, and service on a curriculum vitae. Typically, a CV is prepared for application to teaching and research positions, and … Continued

  • Advice for the Global Job Seeker

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    Perhaps you always wanted to travel the world, and getting a job with an international employer will help you live that dream. Maybe there are different places around the globe where you want to live … Continued

  • SMART Goals for the New Semester

    By: Jonathan Foland, Graduate Career Services Assistant and Doctoral Student in Communication

    The start of a new calendar year means the start of a new semester for graduate and professional students. There are classes to plan (or some to take), conference deadlines to meet, and thesis and dis … Continued