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 online 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 to your resume and Linkedin profile.
Students can access career readiness content on demand by enrolling in the Moodle project space. As students view virtual workshops, they will earn points towards the PackPros certification which they can then market on their resume, LinkedIn, and in interviews.
PackPros is online!
Complete Activities to gain 100 Points and Earn Your PackPros Certification
Prepping 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Show potential employers that you are Career Ready! Once PackPros certified, a student receives a professional development certificate suitable to document on their resume, LinkedIn, and during interviews.
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!
For students who engage in PackPros online, they will be able to download/print their PackPros Certificate directly from Moodle once they have met the requirements.