Career Center

Employer Advisory Board 2012

Employer Advisory Board


To provide a forum for employers and UNCW Career Center staff to engage in relevant discussions regarding a wide variety of career and employment issues. Information gathered from these discussions will contribute to the quality and impact of services and programs for UNCW students.

The Advisory Board of Directors will include representatives from a wide variety of industries which employ college graduates in the Southeastern United States. This board will meet at least twice each year on the UNCW campus. UNCW faculty members and other university staff (from related areas) will interact with Board members while they are on campus. Board meeting topics may include current economic and business trends, skills needed by new college graduates, internship programs, marketing to today's young adults, etc.


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Benefits to Employer Members:

  • Enhance profile and image of your organization with UNCW students, faculty and administration
  • Develop contacts for accessing key talent for internships and employment opportunities
  • Interact with UNCW students and faculty in classes and student organization meetings regarding corporate hiring and employment and business trends
  • Build knowledge of current regional economic and business trends
  • Increase interaction with other regional employers, UNCW faculty, the Career Center and other appropriate staff

Benefits to UNCW Career Center:

  • Increase contact with regional employers
  • Acquire current information regarding the job market for college graduates
  • Clarify skills most needed in today's work world
  • Learn techniques for marketing to students and employers
  • Facilitate increased employer and faculty interaction
  • Create new development ideas

Expectations of Board Members:

  • Post any available jobs and internships that your organization has in our Handshake job posting system
  • Participate in at least one event per year (e.g. Internship/Job Fair or On-Campus Recruiting)
  • Be open to conducting class presentations to promote your organization and share work world information with students
  • Be available for referrals from our staff such as opportunities for students to conduct informational interviews with you
  • Be willing to take part in our new "Executive-In-Residence" program which will be discussed at our September meeting
  • Attend each Employer Advisory Board meeting or send a replacement ( held twice per year)
  • Report any hires from UNCW so that we may celebrate our students' achievements
  • Provide industry information to share with faculty
  • Be open to hosting a site visit with your organization, which may include students and faculty

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Free use of recruiting rooms in our office
  • Potential lunch meetings with faculty members
  • Quality face-time with our students including advertising on our big screen (for EAB members only)
  • Priority choice of table location at all Career Fairs/Events
  • Membership on our LinkedIn page to keep discussions going throughout the year
  • Free information tables in a highly-trafficked area of our Student Union (reservations required)

Career Center Advisory Board Member Organizations

Career Center Advisory Board Member Organizations
  • Alcami
  • Century 21
  • Coca-Cola BCC
  • Covance
  • Cumulus Media
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Gibson Consultants
  • MetLife Global Technology & Operations
  • nCino
  • New Hanover County Schools
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • NC Aquariums
  • NC State Ports Authority
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • PPD
  • Red Cross
  • Step Up Wilmington
  • Target
  • The Select Group
  • Truist
  • Untappd
  • Verint Systems
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Victaulic
  • Waffle House
  • WEP Clinical 

Learn about other ways to connect with UNCW on our Employer Page.