The Career Development Center prepares and empowers students to identify and pursue their career goals.

Looking for an opportunity to gain leadership experience, grow your professional development skills, and build your network? Career Ambassadors might be the place for you! Join one of the virtual information sessions to learn what it’s like to be a Career Ambassador with the coordinator and teaching assistant of the team. The session will cover all you need to know about Career Ambassadors and answer any questions you have.

If you signed your name at our tabling event in Talley, you will be sent the zoom link for the session. If you didn’t get a chance to but are still interested, no worries! Log into ePACK and search: Career Ambassador Info Session and sign up.

The sessions will be held on 9/26 from 6:00-6:30 p.m. and 10/11 from 7:30-8:00 p.m. We hope to see you there!

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This week’s PackPros is all about ePACK! ePACK is a tool for NC State students ONLY to sign up for events, research companies, apply for jobs, etc. Our Career Ambassadors Sade, Ashley, and Vanessa will lead the session and explain how to use ePACK effectively, the importance of internships and jobs, and so much more! The workshop will be held on September 27th, at 5:00 PM in Talley Student Union- Room 3222.

PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by our Career Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and employers from around the region. So whether you’re a first-year student looking to start building your resume or a soon-to-be graduate preparing for job interviews, PackPros is the tool for you.

To RSVP for this PackPros and more to come, log into ePACK search the events tab. You can also see the link in our bio for more information on this event.⬆️

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Virtually drop-in at the Career Development Center! The Career Development Center is offering drop-in hours Monday through Friday 1 p.m.-3 p.m. via Zoom.

During these hours, you have the flexibility to meet with a career counselor to discuss all things career-related, such as resumes, cover letters, interviews, ePACK, or LinkedIn. Virtual Drop-in Hours are open to all majors, and no appointments are necessary.

To Drop-in: log in to your ePACK account and click “Drop-in Now” under the Counseling Appointments tab. See link in bio to access ePACK.
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Now that you’ve polished and refined your resume, what’s next? Join our Career Ambassadors Lily, Jadyn, and Marina for this week’s PackPros: Covering Cover Letters. Cover letters are a vital tool to humanize your job application and show your personality while effectively marketing yourself to an employer. In one hour, you will learn how to structure your letter, what to include in each component, and how to follow up with an employer after submitting your letter. The workshop will be held on September 20th, at 5:00 PM in Talley Student Union- Room 3222.

PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by our Career Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and employers from around the region. So whether you’re a first-year student looking to start building your resume or a soon-to-be graduate preparing for job interviews, PackPros is the tool for you.

To RSVP for this PackPros and more to come, log into ePACK search the events tab. You can also see the link in our bio for more information on this event.⬆️
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Co-op is a great way to gain valuable, major related work experience and build a professional network, all while getting PAID. Interested? Attend one of our Co-op info sessions. The next one is this Saturday, September 18, via Zoom.

See link in bio for future dates and times. All sessions are virtual.

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“70% of resumes do not get through the system,” says Marcy Bullock, host of ‘Pack Career Chats, as she goes into detail about the Applicant Tracking System that’s heavily used by employers. To weed through hundreds of possible new hires, companies use the system to choose from and find the best resumes that fit what they are looking for. As aspiring candidates, it is important to know how to make sure your resume does not get bounced out. In this episode, listen as she talks about how to get the top match score possible. From not using acronyms to properly rewording your resume, check out this quick clip to learn all about how to beat the Applicant Tracking System.

Podcast Editor: Sade Proctor

See link in bio!

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Join us for our second PackPros workshop of the semester: Preparing Resumes, Monday, September 13 at 5:00PM in Talley Student Union- Room 3210.

PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by our Career Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and employers from around the region. Whether you’re a first-year student looking to start building your resume or a soon-to-be graduate preparing for job interviews, PackPros is the tool for you.

To RSVP for this PackPros and more to come, log into ePACK search the events tab. You can also see the link in our bio for more information on this event.⬆️

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Ep. 119. Check out Pack Path: From Major to Career! In this episode, a group of advisors from the Career Development Center join us to talk about the services and programs offered to NC State students.

Learn about our PackPros Professional Development Workshop Series
the Co-op Program, the Rural Works Internship Program, ePACK, and the Career Identity Program.

As an added extra bonus, you will also hear about the fundamentals of exploring your core values. Check it out!

Podcast Editor: Sade Proctor

See link in bio!

#PackCareerChats #PackCareers #NCState #CareerReady #CooperativeEducation #Internships #PackPros #ProfessionalDevelopment #ePACK
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It’s career fair season! Winston wants you to download the Career Fair + app to sign up and check out all the virtual career fairs that are happening over the next couple of months. Click the link in our bio, then scroll to the bottom to download the app 🐺🔗 ...

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CREATE YOUR CAREER PATH! The Career Identity Program is a cutting-edge program in a hybrid format that offers students the opportunity to explore their sense of personal identity, majors, co-curricular experience, and careers through targeted activities, group and individual career coaching, and interactions with a diverse student, alumni and employer population.

Students will...
- Explore majors and careers that are a good fit for their interests, skills and values
- Receive support from trained coaches, and mentors who know what it takes to succeed
- Create a plan that will take them from classroom to career

Enrollment is OPEN!

See link in bio for details

For questions please contact Courtney Mulveney, LCMHCA, NCC

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PackPros are officially back! Join us for our first IN-PERSON workshop: Prepping for Career Fairs, Tuesday, September 7 at 5:00PM in Talley Student Union- Room 3222.

PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by our Career Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and employers from around the region. Whether you’re a first-year student looking to start building your resume or a soon-to-be graduate preparing for job interviews, PackPros is the tool for you.

To RSVP for this PackPros and more to come, log into ePACK search the events tab. You can also see the link in our bio for more information on this event.⬆️

#PackCareers #PackPros #CareerReady
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Co-op is a great way to get hands-on professional work experience, which is crucial to becoming career-ready. Want to learn how you can go further in your career exploration? Attend a Co-op Information Session.

See link in bio for dates and times. All sessions are virtual.

#PackCareers #CareerReady #CooperativeEducation #WeHireThePack #NCState

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LGBTQIA+ Industry Networking Event Thursday, September 9, 2021 6 P.M. - 9 P.M. Career Fair Plus ⁣

The LGBTQIA+ Industry Networking Event provides our Employer Partners a chance to connect with LGBTQIA+ students at NC State. Proceeds from this event will support the success of students within the LGBTQIA+ community at NC State. ⁣

Scheduling is OPEN! ⁣

Reserve your spot to meet with employers! ⁣

See link in bio⁣

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Ep. 118. “When I think I can make a difference, I try making a difference.” These are wise words from Alma Clayton-Pedersen, this episode’s special guest. She is the CEO of Emeritus Consulting Group, LLC., and she attests that her career journey is focused on public engagement and public service. In this podcast, Alma talks about what equity means to her, explaining USC’s Equity Research Institute. Hear how Alma dealt with stereotypes, and how she faced profiling and racism.

Podcast Editor: Sade Proctor

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Announcing the launch of the NC State Career Development Center's Clothing Closet Crowdfund.

The Wolfpack Styled Professional Clothing Closet, operated by the NC State Career Development Center, provides students with the professional attire needed for an interview, a career fair, a conference or the first week of work. The clothing is generously donated by faculty, staff, alumni and employers to help students succeed.

Help us provide stipends for students to buy brand new professional clothing by donating now until October 15. Link to give: https://crowdfunding.ncsu.edu/project/26943

#PackCareers #Crowdfunding #ProfessionalDevelopment #CareerCloset
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Join the Career Development Center for In-Person Drop-In Hours in the Academic Success Center in D.H. Hill Library. Drop-In hours are brief sessions with a career counselor or co-op coordinator to address questions you may have about co-op, your resume, cover letter, interviewing, or any part of your co-op, internship, or job search. Drop-In hours are open to ALL majors, no appointment is necessary.

Drop-In Hours:
Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. , Co-op Program Staff
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Career Counseling Staff

See link in bio for more details

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Career Fair Prep Virtual Extended Drop-In Hours Have your resume reviewed, practice your elevator pitch, or get your career fair questions answered! ⁣

Thursday, September 9 ⁣
Friday, September 10 ⁣
Monday, September 13 ⁣
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. ⁣

Appointments are available in the Career Fair Plus app ⁣

Sign-ups open on August 30 ⁣

See link in bio⁣

#PackCareers #CareerFairs #CareerReady #NCState
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EP. 117. Honing her abilities is everything Audrey Giannini is about. She is a CPA, and currently duals as a graduate student studying Therapy, as well as a sole proprietor for Audris, LLC. She is a champion of her statement, “It’s never too late to change careers.” After changing from Psychology and spending 10 years in accounting, and now hoping to go into Financial Therapy, Audrey knows what it means to follow her passions. Check out this episode to hear her story on how she got to where she is now. Audrey talks about combining passions into what you want to do, the trade-off between money and happiness, and much more.

Podcast Editor: Sade Proctor

See link in bio to hear the full episode.

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