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 Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and leading employers from around the region. From LinkedIn to cover letters, we share our 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 PackPro certified, you’ll receive a professional development certificate suitable to add on your resume and Linkedin profile.
PackPros is online!
Complete Activities to gain 100 Points and Earn Your PackPros Certification
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.
Negotiating Salary Learn negotiation etiquette and that there’s so much more to your total compensation than just your salary!
Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACK Learn how to maximize your job/internship search with multiple strategies and how ePACK can fit into your search
Succeeding in Your First Job or Internship: You got the position, great! Now what? Get in the know about how to be an asset to your new team and how to be a winner at work!
Earn 100 Points by watching interactive videos and completing activities on the Moodle Site! You can watch your progress towards your PackPros Certification on the progress bar in the top right corner!
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.