PackPros

Student-centric workshops to get your foot in the door and land the dream job.

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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.


Extra Boost: Become PackPros Certified

Become PackPros certified by attending six workshops. 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 PackPros celebration.


PackPros Details

Register: Go to the events tab (in the workshop area) in ePACK
Questions? Email career-development@ncsu.edu

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.
Monday, January 27 | Talley 3210 | 5 p.m.

Preparing Resumes
Job recruiters, on average, spend six seconds looking at your resume. Make them take a second glance with these tips.
Tuesday, February 4 | Talley 4280 | 5 p.m.

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.
Monday, February 10 | Talley 3210 | 5 p.m.

Learning LinkedIn
Round out the perfect job application with a stunning LinkedIn profile. Job recruiters will look at it. We promise.
Tuesday, February 18 | Talley 3210 | 5 p.m.

Networking on LinkedIn
Never before has it been easier to connect with potential job offers and hiring managers online. We’ll show you how.
Monday, February 24 | Talley 3210 | 5 p.m.

Career Readiness
Find out if you’re ready for the next step.
Tuesday, March 17 | Student Involvement Suite | 5 p.m.

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.
Monday, March 23 | Talley 3222 | 5 p.m.

PackPros Employer Takeover with Allscripts:
Acing Interviews and Negotiating Salary Hear how employers suggest you negotiate your salary and succeed in second round interviews.
Tuesday, March 24 | Talley 3210 | 5 p.m.

Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACK Learn how to network using the LAMP method and use ePACK to land a position?
Monday, March 30 | Talley 3222 | 5 p.m.

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”.
Monday, April 6 | Talley 3222 | 5 p.m.

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.
Tuesday, April 7 | Talley 3222 | 5 p.m.


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Can’t attend all of the sessions? PackPros is now online!
Attend five online sessions and one in person session to become PackPros certified!