Career Center

Career Fair 2017 Overview

Spring 2019 Events & Fairs 

Handshake & Cupcakes

Jan 24 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fisher University Union, Town Center

Come have fun with the Career Center at our Handshake & Cupcakes party in the lobby of the Fisher University Union! Games, prizes, music, and of course cupcakes! Need support with your Handshake profile? We will have on-the-spot Handshake profile advice and computers available!

For more information, visit the Handshake & Cupcakes event page in Handshake.


Tips for Applying to Grad School

Feb 7 ● 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Leutze Hall ● Room 134

Should I go to grad school? How can I get in?  Hear advice from campus faculty and staff. Co-sponsored with the Honors College and the Graduate School.


Meaningful Majors Workshop

Feb 13 ● 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

McNeill 2061

Learn more about the possible majors and career paths that match up to your interests! This will be a hands-on workshop hosted by the Career Center and University College.

For more information, visit the Meaningful Majors Workshop event page in Handshake.


Strengths + Career Exploration

Feb 15 ● 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 pm

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Explore your natural talents and how they may be applied in a professional setting. Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. Students must RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/UNCWStrengths


CareerFest: One Day Career Exploration Event!

Feb 20 ● 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Burney Center Ballroom & Courtyard

CareerFest is a free one-day career exploration event where students can explore different industries, experience various careers, and engage with alumni, community members & employers about their unique career paths. This is a casual event -- come in between classes and during your lunch break. Free food, prizes and tie dye shirts.

STUDENTS: See list of attending community partners, prizes, and more!

COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Are you an alum, community member or employer interested in participating? Learn more about CareerFest and sign up today!


HawkTalks: Liberal Arts Career Panel

February 21 ● 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Lumina Theater

Hear from a diverse group of professionals in the Liberal Arts industry. Q&A and reception to follow. Sponsored by the UNCW Ambassadors


Education Networking & Job Fair

March 11 ● 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Lumina Theater & Burney Center

Education students will visit with representatives with school districts from throughout the region with opportunities in Pre K-12 teaching. Professional attire is required. 

EDUCATION STUDENTS: For more information, visit the Education Networking & Job Fair page in Handshake.

EDUCATION EMPLOYERS: Register for the Education Networking & Job Fair on Handshake.


Resumania®

March 20 ● 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ● Career Center

Get your resume critiqued by employers, recruiters, and Career Center staff to help you better market yourself on paper. Waffle House will also provide a waffle bar for all attendees! Resumania is a registered trademark of Robert Half International Inc. and used with permission.

EMPLOYERS: Sign up to volunteer here.


Graduate School Open House

March 21 ● 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. ● Education Building Atrium

Free parking and refreshments will be served. To register, visit this website. Hosted by UNCW Graduate School.


Health Graduate Programs Expo

March 25 ● 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ● Burney Center

Visit with Health Professional Schools on the first stop of the NC Health Grad Programs tour! Connect with Health Graduate Schools from across the region to learn more about their programs! Hosted by the UNCW Career Center in partnership with UNCW’s Pre-Professional Programs office and pre-health academic areas.

STUDENTS: For more information, visit the Health Graduate Programs Expo event page in Handshake.

HEALTH GRADUATE PROGRAM REPS: Register for the Expo on Handshake.


Strengths + Career Readiness 

March 27 ● 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Ace your next interview or networking event by leveraging your Strengths! Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. Students must RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/UNCWStrengths


Spring Career & Internship Fair

March 29 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ● Burney Center

Are you looking for a full-time career or professional internship? Meet with dozens of employers to learn more about career and internship opportunities from a variety of industries and organizations. A free professional headshot booth will also be available! Professional attire is required. Bring copies of your resume.

STUDENTS: For an ongoing list of attending companies, visit the Career & Internship Fair page in Handshake.

EMPLOYERS: Register for the Spring Career & Internship Fair on Handshake.


HawkTalks: Allied Health Career Panel

April 3 ● 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Burney Center

Hear from a diverse group of professionals in the Health industry. Q&A and reception to follow. Sponsored by the UNCW Ambassadors


Strengths + Career Readiness 

April 12 ● 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Ace your next interview or networking event by leveraging your Strengths! Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. Students must RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/UNCWStrengths


Resumes @ Randall: Career Express On The Road

April 2 ● 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ● Randall Library

Meet with Career Counselors for on-the-spot resume and career advice.


LinkedIn Day

April 9 ● 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Azalea Coast Room, FUU

Meet with local employers to get feedback on your LinkedIn profile in preparation for your job search. No appointment necessary!

EMPLOYERS: Sign up to volunteer here.


Summer Job Fair 

April 24 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fisher University Union, Town Center

Need a summer job? Pop by the fair in the downstairs lobby of the Fisher University Union Town Center in between classes and during your lunch break. (The Town Center is located between The Pod and Post Office on the first floor of the Fisher University Union.) Professional attire is not required. Job opportunities will include summer camp counselors, lifeguards, restaurant work, etc.

STUDENTS: For an ongoing list of attending companies, visit the Summer Job Fair page in Handshake.

EMPLOYERS: Register for the Summer Job Fair in Handshake.