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.
Once you’re PackPros certified, you’ll receive a professional development certificate suitable to add on your resume.
PackPros is online!
Attend six online sessions to become PackPros certified!
Spring 2020 PackPros Workshops
Preparing for Career Fairs
They’re your big chance to make a great first impression. Learn how to strike up the right conversation.
Job recruiters, on average, spend six seconds looking at your resume. Make them take a second glance with these tips.
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.
Round out the perfect job application with a stunning LinkedIn profile. Job recruiters will look at it. We promise.
Networking on LinkedIn
Never before has it been easier to connect with potential job offers and hiring managers online. We’ll show you how.
Find out if you’re ready for the next step.
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.
PackPros Employer Takeover with Allscripts:
Acing Interviews and Negotiating Salary Hear how employers suggest you negotiate your salary and succeed in second round interviews.
Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACK Learn how to network using the LAMP method and use ePACK to land a position?
PackPros Employer Takeover with Northwestern Mutual
Succeeding in Your First Job or Internship Hear employer advice on how to be a winner at work, “OK Boomer”.
Find Career Success: Senior Career Ambassador Takeover These student leaders in career education are graduating and will share their experiences and top career success tips.
6 total sessions are required for certification. Students are tracked in Moodle after quizzes are completed.
To access the online module visit: go.ncsu.edu/packpros-online
The online module provides videos on the topics above, along with accompanying questions to ensure mastery of content.
Once PackPros certified, a student receives a professional development certificate suitable to document on their resume.
Follow these steps to access PackPros online:
- Click on the following link: go.ncsu.edu/packpros-online
- Sign in on the page that pops up with your unity credentials
- You now have access to all of the online content!
Distance Education certifications will be monitored by our staff on a monthly basis. Emails will be sent at the end of each month confirming the completion of the PackPros DE curriculum for students who elect to complete online sessions. Once you receive your confirmation email, you are permitted to market yourself as “PackPro Certified” on your resume, LinkedIn, and other marketing materials. Physical certificates will be issued at future PackPros celebration events that can be found on ePACK.