Career Center

EVENTS:

EXPLORE • EXPERIENCE • ENGAGE • EMBARK

January 2016

Career Express on the Road
Wednesday, January 13 • 11am - 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.

Graduating Senior & UNCW Alumni Networking Hour
Thursday, January 14 • Noon - 1pm EST • Online
Connect with alumni around the world during this unique opportunity to build your professional network and discover career tips in this online networking hour! For one hour, you'll be paired with alumni who have similar professional interests during several timed, text-based chats in a no-pressure environment. This is the perfect time to get career tips from fellow Seahawks by asking questions to hear about their own experiences! Register now!

February 2016

Resume Coach
Wednesday, February 3 • 10am - 3pm • Randall Library Lobby
Get a game plan for your resume and cover letter with tips on format and content.

Prepping for Grad School
Wednesday, February 10 • 4pm - 5pm • Leutze Hall 134
Should I go to grad school? How can I get in? Cosponsored with Honors College and the Graduate School.

CAREER SUCCESS WEEK:

  • Network & Etiquette Night
    Monday, February 15
    Networking / Etiquette Workshop: Wrightsville Beach Room, 5:30pm
    Networking Reception with Employers: Clock Tower Lounge, 6:45pm
    Join us for a "How to Network and Work a Career Fair" workshop followed by a networking reception with employers. Hors d'oeurves will be served.
  • Spring 2016 Career Fair
    Tuesday, February 16 • Noon - 3pm • Burney Center
    Career Fair for all majors! Come by to speak with employers representing a wide variety of industries, plus visit the LinkedIn Photo Booth! Check SeaWork for a current list of employers scheduled to attend. Professional attire is required.
    Employer Registration
    (event ID 226)
    Student Information
  • On-Campus Interview Day
    Wednesday, February 17 • All Day • Career Center, FUU 2035
    Save the date for student internship and job interviews with employers who attended the Career Fair. Professional attire is required.
  • Financial Planning for Students and New Graduates
    (also part of Career Prep for the Global Professional Series)
    Wednesday, February 17 • 6pm • Azalea Coast Room, FUU 2001
    Students and new grads - attend this workshop by State Employees Credit Union and Morgan Stanley to learn about managing your personal finances for your future. Cosponsored with Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion.

Major Confusion
Tuesday, February 23 • 5pm - 6:30pm • Teaching Lab 1010
Not sure what you want to major in or feeling stuck? Learn about strategies for choosing a major, available resources, and related policies and processes. Cosponsored with University College and the Registrar's Office.

March 2016

Education Job Fair
Monday, March 7 • 9am - 12pm • Burney Center
Visit with reps from school districts from throughout the region with opportunities in Pre-K - 12 teaching. Professional attire is required.
Employer Registration (event ID 230)
Student Information

Career Prep for the Global Professional Series: Talking on the Fly
Rescheduled - TBD • 6pm • Warwick Center Ballroom 4
Learning to talk on the fly is a skill that takes practice. From the typical "Tell Me About Yourself" to discussing current events, this workshop allows students to practice their conversational skills and body language to prepare for a professional setting. Cosponsored with Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion.

Communication Studies Fashion Show
Friday, March 18 • 12:15pm • Warwick Center
See COM Studies student models wearing appropriate attire for professional interviews and jobs, as well as after-hours events. Hosted by the Communication Studies Society.

Majors & Minors for Careers in Business
Tuesday, March 22 • 5pm - 6:30pm • CIS 1008
Are you planning for a career in the world of Business? Learn about skills employers are looking for and about majors and minors (not just Business) to help you achieve your goals! Hear from current professionals, faculty, advisors, and career counselors about how to make your dreams a reality!

Health Grad School Expo
Monday, March 28 • 10am - 1pm • Burney Center
Chat with reps from 50+ healthcare graduate and professional schools. Cosponsored with University College and the College of Health & Human Services.

"Let's Chat"
Wednesday, March 30 • 5pm - 6:30pm • McNeill Hall
Explore Health & Human Services (CHHS) majors and careers with employers, alumni, faculty and current students.

April 2016

Resumania!
Wednesday, April 6 • 10am - 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.

Career Prep for the Global Professional Series: Talking on the Fly and Mock Interviews
Monday, April 11 • 6pm • Azalea Coast Room
Practice your conversational skills and body language in this workshop to prepare for a professional setting. Get ready to "talk on the fly" and then put it to the test with mock interviews with local employers.
Co-sponsored with Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion.