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Building Relevant Work Experience

7/27/17

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 as you can about your employer and its … Continued

Do Interns or Co-ops Get Benefits?

6/22/17

Sometimes employers offer benefits—perks that come with the job—to interns and co-op students. The most-often provided benefit, from intern and co-op employers, are social activities—activities such as being allowed to attend company picnics or join a group social for an … Continued

Relevant Work Experience a Key for Job-Search Success

5/25/17

We know that recruiters looking for candidates to hire for their organizations want college graduates who are a proper fit for their culture and industry. But, without being hired full time, how can you demonstrate that you can perform at … Continued

Careers in Sports

2/27/17

Becoming a pro athlete is not the only way to work in the sports industry. There are many different ways and avenues to have a career in sports. The sports industry is global. You could work in New York or … Continued

Industry Night: Life of a Consultant

2/22/17

In order to understand what a consultant does, you have to understand that different consultant specialties solve different problems.  The four popular specialties are strategy, financial, information technology, and human capital (HR) consulting.   Strategy Consulting In a nutshell, strategy … Continued

What to expect at the Career Fair

2/6/17

Each year UNC will have hundreds of employers attend our career fairs.  Each employer will have a table with signage, information, handouts, job descriptions, goodies, etc. If you’ve never attended one, here is an idea of what happens: Practice: Career … Continued

Should I Study Abroad or Intern?

10/31/16

Well, why not do both?  It doesn’t have to be one or the other.  Students who have worked abroad are even more appealing to employers because they know what it means to fully immerse oneself into another country’s customs in … Continued

Don’t Overlook Public Service Job Opportunities

7/25/16

If you’re a college student exploring careers, you may not be aware of the wide range of job opportunities in public service. Careers in the federal government range from scientist to engineer to museum curator. Federal architects plan embassies around … Continued

Building Relevant Work Experience

6/7/16

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 as you can about your employer and its … Continued

Climb to Your Career in Four Years

6/2/16

Where will you be in four years? Will you be ready to join the work force? Maybe you have your future planned: You know what you want to be after graduation and you have an idea of how to get … Continued