Student-centric workshops to get your foot in the door and land the dream job.
PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by career ambassadors and leading employers from around the region. From LinkedIn to cover letters, students share their most useful job-seeking tips like:
- Preparing for Career Fairs
- Preparing Resumes
- Covering Cover Letters
- Prepping for the Interview
- And more!
Peer-to-peer education combined with on-line resources and employer advice will ensure that you are career ready.
Find and register for PackPros workshops in your ePack Pathway.
Finding PackPros in ePack Pathways
Become PackPros certified by attending seven workshops and completing the PackPros Pathway in ePACK. Select the professional development topics that interest you most from the list below.
Once you’re PackPros certified, you’ll receive a professional development certificate, t-shirt, and invitation to our catered PackPros celebration.
Find PackPros in your ePack Pathway
When: Mondays and Tuesdays at 5 p.m. (lasts 45 minutes)
Where: 4280 Talley Student Union *unless otherwise noted below.
Register: Go to the events tab (in the workshop area) in ePACK
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall 2019 ProPros Workshops
JCPenney Suit-Up Event: Up to 60% Off
Join us as we suit-up at JC Penney at a steep discount on select men’s and women’s career dress apparel. Student ID required. Transportation available.
Sept 8, 2019 | 6 – 9 p.m.
North Hills Mall
Preparing for Career Fairs
They’re your big chance to make a great first impression. Learn how to strike up the right conversation.
September 9 | September 10
Job recruiters, on average, spend six seconds looking at your resume. Make them take a second glance with these tips.
September 16 | Tuesday, September 17
Covering Cover Letters
They’re your chance to humanize your application and show a bit of your personality, but how much do you show? We’ll tell you.
September 23 | September 24
Round out the perfect job application with a stunning LinkedIn profile. Job recruiters will look at it. We promise.
September 30 | October 1
Networking on LinkedIn
Never before has it been easier to connect with potential job offers and hiring managers online. We’ll show you how.
October 7 | October 8
Find out if you’re ready for the next step.
October 14 | October 15
Prepping for the Interview
It’s the make-or-break moment: The interview. Being prepared for it isn’t just a good idea, it’s a necessity.
October 21 | October 22
PackPros Employer Takeover:
Acing Interviews and Salary
October 28 with Allscripts | October 29 with Eaton
PackPros Employer Takeover:
Succeeding in your Internship or First Job
November 4 with Northwestern Mutual | November 5 with Caterpillar
Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACK
November 11 – Talley 3210 | November 12
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PackPros is strongly encouraged for all undergraduate students; however, if you’re a graduate student and interested in PackPros, please contact our office and schedule an appointment with a career counselor.
- Attend PackPros sessions
- Get to know career ambassadors
- Get to know the CA coordinator
- Nominate yourself so you get emailed when then application opens up
Yes — please see the PackPros page link, and scroll to the bottom of the list.
If there’s inclement weather, PackPros will follow NC State University policy, i.e., if classes are canceled, so is PackPros.
Yes. Each PackPros program is its own separate event. You need to sign up for each one individually.
Please sign up for the waiting list instead of just showing up. This will help us prepare extra seating if needed and possible.