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The Career Development Center supports all students in their journey to career success. Whether it’s solidifying your goals and interests, building a foundation of career readiness skills, preparing for a job or internship interview, or making connections that will launch your career. We are here for you.

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Explore career paths. Discover amazing jobs and internships. Make connections with great organizations. Manage your professional profile. All in Handshake.

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What is career readiness?

Career readiness is a foundation from which to demonstrate requisite core competencies that broadly prepare the college educated for success in the workplace and lifelong career management.

Upcoming events

August 28, 2024
11:00am - 2:00pm
Grandfather Mountain Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

September 18, 2024
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Holmes Convocation Center

September 25, 2024
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Holmes Convocation Center

October 11, 2024
12:00pm - 2:30pm
Holmes Convocation Center

Get career assistance

Visit our drop-in Career Studio or schedule an appointment with your career coach to explore possible majors, develop application materials, and get answers to your career-related questions.

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Featured resources

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Ask a Mountaineer

You ask. Mountaineers answer. Ask a Mountaineer is a new resource hosted by the Office of Alumni Affairs to engage and support alumni and our current students. It’s a tool to get answers, insights and advice about navigating your professional career.