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  • 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 to identify local volunteer opportunities that are related to your major and interests.
  • UTILIZE to research internships.
  • DEVELOP your collegiate resume.
  • EXPLORE the internships website,
  • 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 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 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.


Search and apply for on campus interviews and prepare your skills. You can also practice interviewing anywhere you can connect online with InterviewStream!

Job/Internship Search

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



Use our resume resources to build your resume today.



Have a quick question about jobs or internships? Check out Career Spots for the answer!

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Contact Us

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

Phone: (828) 262-2180