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What’s Important to Your First Employer? GPA or Experience?

9/25/18

Note: According to a survey of employers, the vast majority of employers with internship (75.2 percent) and co-op (65.9 percent) programs indicated the primary focus of these programs was to recruit college graduates for full-time, entry-level positions. Many employers look … Continued

A New Approach to the Traditional Resume

9/11/18

Imagine putting together a resume that includes: Active hyperlinks to direct employers to work samples, websites, blogs, projects, and audio and video clips; Touches of color or unique fonts; Material with images, graphs, and text boxes; and/or LinkedIn, Pinterest, websites, … Continued

A Healthy Use of Your Time

3/20/17

As a UNC student, you already know that time management is a very important part of being successful in college.  When you are looking for a full time job or internship, it is also extremely important to have a good … 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

Recipe for Writing a Personal Statement

1/25/17

Writing a personal statement by perception and sometimes reputation is often a daunting and overwhelming undertaking. The ambiguity and mystery swirling around its purpose and composition can be dispelled with the introduction of an easy recipe.   When baking a … Continued

SMART Goals for the New Semester

1/24/17

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 dissertation defenses to schedule, to … Continued