Career Development Signature Program

Career Development Signature Program

Are you looking to plan your professional development and career path at UNCW? Do you want to set yourself up for success when new opportunities on campus arise? Then this program may be for you - keep reading to learn more.

What is it?

This signature program equips UNCW professionals with tools and skills to explore career paths, plan their growth and development, and prepare for a variety of professional opportunities at UNCW. The program comprises three levels: Level I, II, & III. You choose how far you want to go based on your goals and desired outcomes.

Who should join?

Career development is the lifelong process of managing your learning, work, and strengths in order to examine and move towards your preferred future. If you want to explore potential career paths and opportunities for growth at UNCW, this signature program is right for you.

Level I

Hours of Learning: 7.5
Pre-Requisites: Supervisor approval
Core Curriculum
Those who wish to achieve Level I will complete a total of 7.5 hours of learning, which is broken down into the following three modules:

  • Career Exploration (2.5 hours)
  • Knowledge and Skills (2.5 hours)
  • Preparing for Success and Telling Your Story (2.5 hours)

Click the APPLY NOW button to apply to Level I today!


Level II

Hours of Learning: 4.5
Pre-Requisites: You must complete Level I before starting Level II
Core Curriculum
Those who wish to achieve Level II will complete a total of 4.5 hours of workshops, which is broken down into the following three sessions:

  • Career Exploration & Strengths Workshop (1.5 hours)
  • Resume & Cover Letter Workshop (1.5 hours)
  • Interviewing Workshop (1.5 hours)

Once you have completed Level I, you will receive more information on continuing to Level II. 


Level III

Hours of Learning: 5+ hours
Pre-Requisites: You must complete Level II before starting Level III
Core Curriculum
Those who wish to achieve Level III will complete 5+ hours of self-directed development, which is broken down into the following:

  • Talent Development Consultation with a Career Coach (1 hour)
  • Complete your choice of the following options (3+ hours)
    • Informational Interviewing
    • Job Shadowing
    • Advanced Fellowship
  • Follow-up Meeting with Career Coach (1 hour)

Once you have completed Level II, you will receive more information on continuing to Level III. 

Looking for something else? Check out our other signature programs!