Career Center



August 2016

Part-Time Jobs and Seahawk Services Fair
Wednesday, August 17 • 10am - 1pm • Warwick Center
Come explore UNCW offices, resources, and jobs on campus. Need a little extra cash? Talk with campus staff and Wilmington community businesses about part-time jobs! Look for the “We’re Hiring” signs! Grab a free planner too! Co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students and Career Center.

Hire Heroes USA Transition Workshop Hiring Event
Workshops: Monday, August 22 9am - 3pm; Tuesday, August 23 9am - 11am | Career Fair: 11:45am - 4pm • Burney Center
A specialized career event for veterans and their spouses, and current service members and their spouses transitioning to civilian life. Pre-registration is required; eligible students must sign up in SeaWork. Employer Registration (event ID 273)

  • Learn how to leverage personal networks to achieve employment goals
  • Practice effective and proven interviewing techniques
  • Engage industry leaders in a 3-5 person panel about networking, trends and interviewing skills
  • Participate in a networking event with hiring managers and talent acquisition professionals

September 2016

Information Technology/Operations Management Career Day
Tuesday, September 20 • Breakout Sessions 3:30pm - 6pm, Interview Tables 6pm - 7:15pm • UNCW CIS Building
Bringing together Computer Science, Info Systems, IT & Operations Management job seekers and employers.  Also open to students interested in a tech degree or internship.  Hosted by the UNCW CS, IS, IT and OPS departments.

The Upperman African American Cultural Center Networking Mixer  
Friday, September 23 • 4pm - 6pm • Clocktower Lounge
Join your fellow students, alumni, and local employers for light refreshments and a Networking Mixer during Family & Alumni Weekend. 
Please pre-register at:

Academic Majors & Minors Fair
Wednesday, September 28 • 11am - 2pm • Burney Center
Visit with reps from academic departments in Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, and Health & Human Services.  Find out courses needed, admissions requirements, internships and career options for academic majors throughout campus.  Co-sponsored with University College.

Getting Prepared for Grad School
Wednesday, September 28 • 4pm - 5pm • Leutze Hall 131
Should I go to grad school? Will grad school get me where I want to go? How can I plan for the admissions process? Cosponsored with Honors College and the Graduate School.

October 2016

Career Express on the Road
Tuesday, October 4 • 9am - 2pm • Randall Library Lobby
Visit with Career Center Staff about choosing an academic major, finding an internship or job, prepping for grad school, and planning your future career.

Seahawk Leadership Pre-Conference Career Prep
Friday, October 21 • 3:30pm – 5pm • Azalea Coast Room, FUU 2001
More information coming soon.

Seahawk Leadership Conference
Friday, October 21 • Location and Time TBD
More information coming soon.

Wednesday, October 19 • 1pm - 4pm • Burney Center
Explore • Experience • Engage • Embark. Explore different industries, experience different careers, engage with alumni and employers, and embark on your Career Journey! Employer Registration (event ID 274) 

Law School Day
Monday, October 31 • Panel: 12pm - 1pm, Fair: 1pm - 3pm • Burney Center
Law schools from throughout the country will visit UNCW provide info on applying and getting accepted.  Co-sponsored by the Pre-Law Society and Pre-Professional Programs. Employer Registration (event ID 264) 

November 2016

Nursing Career Fair
Monday, November 7 • 11am - 2pm • McNeill Hall 1051
Students will have the opportunity to discuss and explore internship and job opportunities with representatives from regional hospitals, health-related employers, and other employers interested in hiring nursing students. 

Writing a Powerful Personal Statement
Wednesday, November 9 • 4pm - 5pm • Leutze 131
Get tips from writing experts for writing a powerful admissions essay or personal statement for graduate school admissions.  Co-sponsored with Honors College, Graduate School and the Writing Center.

Little Bee to NC: Working with Refugees
Monday, November 14 • Time TBD • Location TBD
Join students, alumni, and local employers to not only learn about the refugee population in Wilmington, but also about volunteer and career opportunities working with refugees.  Co-sponsored by Office of International Programs, Office of Student Leadership & Engagement, and the Career Center.

Wednesday, November 16 • 9am - 4pm • Career Center, FUU 2035
Get your resume critiqued by staff, employers, and alumni to help you better market yourself on paper. Reviews will be on a first-come, first-serve basis: No appointment necessary.