NC State Career Champions are university staff/faculty/graduate students who have a special interest in facilitating an innovative culture and environment of career awareness in their college, unit, or department.
Certified Career Champions agree to communicate current career identity and career readiness techniques to students. They will encourage students to engage in career development. Certified Career Champions must recertify annually.
Career Champions will learn cutting-edge career information and trends to improve their role as an advisor, staff mentor, counselor, and/or coach.
To request Career Champion training for your office, department, college, or other group, please fill out the Career Champion Team Training form.
To be eligible to serve as an NC State Career Champion, employees must meet the following criteria:
- SHRA, EHRA, EHRA-Faculty or a graduate student or postdoc in good standing.
- be in good standing with no active/pending disciplinary actions or documented disciplinary actions within the preceding 18 months.
- receive approval from their supervisor or academic adviser to participate.
- be able to attend and complete the mandatory Career Champion training.
- be committed to being a Career Champion for the academic year incorporating the toolkits into student conversations when appropriate.
Fill out the Career Champion Registration form to sign up for training. Upcoming training dates can be found on the registration form.
Certified Career Champions must complete a shortened training to re-certify annually.
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93% of our inaugural class rated the content Excellent or Very Good.
- Loved the community you created.
- Super satisfied with the training.
- I loved everything, so many good ideas.
- Lots of good strategies to share with students that might need direction or just to feel centered and validated.
- The overall day was a really great way to kick off this semester. I honestly was able to take away something from every activity, even if a helpful reminder. I also liked the examples and practicing different topics and group conversations to go over scenarios.
- Thank you so much for breakfast and lunch. That was very nice and a nice perk!
- “Thank you!! This was a really helpful training and felt like a very good use of time.”
- “I thought the tone and candor of the training was helpful. I enjoyed the community created in the group, and I learned about a lot of resources that I was not aware of.”
- “I really appreciated how encompassing the approaches were for multiple disciplines here at the University. I really enjoyed the session regarding the Career First-Aid!”
- “Overall a really great training! I have a lot of notes to use for myself and to share with others!”
- “I really enjoyed reviewing the different resources available and talking about it multiple times to reinforce the knowledge and availability of these resources. I also enjoyed the connection with peers and Roleplaying, connecting the content to ourselves.”
- “I am so eager to provide students with these resources!!”