Students & Alumni

THE FOUR YEAR CAREER PLAN

  • CONTINUE to meet regularly with your general academic advisor if you are undeclared. If you declare a major, meet with your new departmental advisor.
  • VISIT the Career Explorationand take additional self assessments and explore majors and careers if you are undeclared.
  • JOIN a club and/or organization related to your major and interests.
  • UTILIZE volunteer.appstate.edu to identify local volunteer opportunities that are related to your major and interests.
  • UTILIZE careergear.appstate.edu to research internships.
  • DEVELOP your collegiate resume.
  • EXPLORE the internships website, internships.appstate.edu
  • ATTEND the Internship Fair and Leadership and Involvement Fair in January.
  • COMPLETE an informational interview and/or job shadow with 2 individuals.
  • SCHEDULE an appointment with your career counselor via careergear.appstate.edu to review your resume and discuss your career plans.
  • ATTEND an AppState, regional or national professional organization workshop and/or conference within your major.
  • UTILIZE careergear.appstate.edu to sign up for on campus interviews and search for jobs.
  • RESEARCH company and organization information for your field via Career Gear.
  • UPDATE resume to include internship, volunteer, leadership, involvement, part time work and professional organizations.
  • ATTEND Career Development Center information sessions, workshops and career fairs.
  • MAKE a list of references/professional contacts you have made through internships, volunteering, professional organizations, or part time jobs.
  • RESEARCH and conduct site visits to graduate programs.
  • TAKE graduate school admissions test (if applicable).
  • APPLY to graduate school (if applicable).

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Career Ambassadors

Career Ambassadors lead outreach programs for residence halls, clubs and organizations.

Cover Letters

Check out our cover letter tips and samples.

Drop Ins

Drop in for a career conversation with a member of our career counseling staff Monday - Friday from 2:00 - 4:00 in room 369, John E. Thomas Hall (JET). 

Grad & Professional School

We help you prepare successful graduate school application materials.

Interviews

Search and apply for on campus interviews and prepare your skills.

Job/Internship Search

Search for job and internship opportunities and consider some job search tactics.

Resumes

Use our resume resources to build your resume today.

 

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Contact Us

Rm. 369, John Thomas Hall
287 River Street
Boone, NC 28607

Phone: (828) 262-2180

Email: careercenter@appstate.edu