Career Center

Events: Education Job Fair Panel



Fall 2017 Events Coming Soon!

Previous Events:

January 2017

The UNCW Campus Art Walk
Thurs, Jan 12 • 5:30 - 8:30pm • Various UNCW Locations
UNCW hosts its first Art Walk celebrating the variety and layers of cultural activities at UNCW. Four galleries will be featured at various campus locations where students who want to work in the Arts post-graduation will have the opportunity to engage with professionals working within the Arts for networking, career exploration and career development. For the gallery tour schedule, please visit the website.

February 2017

Career Fair Prep Day
Wed, Feb 8 • 9am - 4pm • Career Center, FUU 2035
Get tips on how to better market yourself and stand out from the crowd in person and on your resume before the Spring Career Fair. 

Prepping for Grad School
Wed, Feb 8 •  4 - 5pm • Leutze 131
Should I go to grad school?  How can I get in?  Co-sponsored with Honors College and the Graduate School.

Mahogany Matinee: Searching for Shaniqua (Co-sponsored with Upperman African American Cultural Center)
Wed, Feb 8 • 12pm - 2pm • Lumina Theater, Fisher Student Center
Searching for Shaniqua is a documentary that examines stereotypes in names and the impact they have on people’s lives.  Join us for this important viewing and a panel discussion with local hiring professionals.


Financial Planning for College Students & New Graduates
Mon, Feb 13 • 6pm • Masonboro Island Rm, FSC 2011
Students and new grads—attend this workshop from BB&T bank and Northwestern Mutual to learn about managing your personal finances.

Network & Career Fair Prep Night
Tues, Feb 14 • 6-8pm • Wrightsville Beach Rm, FSC 2017
Join us for a “How to Network and Work a Career Fair” workshop followed by a reception with employers. Professional attire suggested. Free food!

Spring 2017 Career Fair
Wed, Feb 15 • 12pm - 3pm • Burney Center
Career fair for all majors! Employers will represent a wide variety of industries. Check SeaWork for current list of employers scheduled to attend. LinkedIn photo booth available.  Professional attire required.

On-Campus Interview Day
Thurs, Feb 16 • Career Center, FUU 2035
Student internship and job interviews with Career Fair employers.  Professional attire required.

Peace Corps Info Session
Wed, Feb 15 • 5pm • Randall Library Auditorium 2047
Learn about volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Launch your international career and be a global citizen!

Meaningful Majors Workshop
Tues, Feb 21 • 5:30 - 7pm • Leutze 141
A hands-on workshop where students will explore career interests and majors. Register in SeaWork; bring laptop or tablet to event. In collaboration with University College.

CIAA Career Expo
Thurs, Feb 23 • 9am - 3pm • Charlotte Convention Center
Open to students, alumni and community members, this expo features full-time and part-time employment opportunities, internships, professional networking and graduate programs. Pre-register online to attend. Professional attire and resumes are encouraged!

March 2017

CIE's 3rd Annual Internship Summit
Wed, March 1 • 5 - 7:30pm • UNCW CIE - 803 S. College Road. Wilmington, NC 28403
Looking for an intern OR an internship? Come out to the 3rd annual Internship Summit to hear from the UNCW Career Center about the Certified Internship Program and how to best utilize student interns. Then stick around for 10-minute speed interviews with the university's best candidates for employment! Learn more and Register.

Education Job Fair
Mon, March 6 • Panel: 9 - 10am, Fair: 10am - 12pm • Burney Center
Visit with reps from school districts from throughout the region with opportunities in Pre-K – 12 teaching.  Professional attire required.

Career Express on the Road (Multiple Dates)
Tues, March 14 • 9am - 2pm • Randall Library Lobby
Thurs, March 16 • 12pm - 2pm • LGBTQIA Resource Office
Wed, March 29 • 2pm - 4pm • Upperman African American Cultural Center 
Get a game plan for your resume and cover letter with tips on format and content.

AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Thurs, March 16 • 3:30pm • Azalea Coast Room, FUU
Don't leave money on the table! Attend this workshop for college students, hosted by the WSRC. Sign up at the Women's Studies and Resource Center (Bear 211).

Menu for Success: Professional Etiquette in the Workplace
Mon, March 20 • 5:30pm • Burney Center
A full course workshop and business meal. Get tips on dining, job interviewing, attire, social media, employer culture and workplace etiquette. Pre-register by Mon, March 13; tickets are $20 through SeaWork under Career Events tab.

“Dress for Success” Fashion Show
Fri, March 24 • 12:15pm • Warwick Center
The UNCW Communication Studies Society will be hosting its 15th annual business attire fashion show! This event is designed to teach students how to dress appropriately for interviews and workplace situations.

North Carolina Health Professions Fair
Mon, March 27 • 10am - 1pm • Burney Center
Chat with reps from 50+ healthcare graduate & professional schools.  Co-sponsored with College of Health & Human Services and University College.

Major Mixer
Tues, March 28 • 5:30 - 7pm • Clock Tower Lounge, FSC
Join us for snacks and learn about the unique career paths that alumni have created with their degrees! Casual, fun, & free! Open to all students.

April 2017

Wed, April 5 • 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. Resumania is a registered trademark of Robert Half International Inc. and is used with permission.

Just in Time Job Fair
Tues, April 11th • 1 - 4pm • Warwick Center
Looking for a summer job or internship? Interested in sticking around in Wilmington? Don’t have a job offer in hand quite yet and graduation is right around the corner?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, this job fair is your last call for on campus recruiting before summer break! Employers will be hiring for a variety of positions that range from part-time to full-time and come from a variety of industries.  

Peace Corps Application Workshop
Tuesday, April 11th – 4:30-5:30pm – Leutze Hall, Room 111
Make your application stand out from the rest. Attend this workshop to learn how to browse Volunteer openings, find the right program, and strengthen your application. You will have an opportunity to ask questions about service, learn steps you can take to improve your chances, and gain valuable tips to guide you through the application process.