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The Career Development Center serves all students and alumni pursuing various future professional endeavors. Our services include resume reviews, career coaching, job and internship search assistance, and other tools to achieve life and professional success.

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Visit the Career Studio or schedule an appointment with your career coach for career assistance and more!

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Featured Resources

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Big Interview
Big Interview is a free tool provided by the Career Development Center that helps students effectively prepare for interviews and building their confidence by practicing common interview questions.

Career Readiness Handbook
Our handbook promotes lifelong career readiness and provides invaluable information such as tips on how to determine your career, how to find a job or internship, how to dress for interviews, and much more.

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Focus 2 Career
Focus 2 Career guides you through a reliable, intuitive career and education decision making model to help you choose majors offered at Appalachian State, explore occupations and make informed career decisions.

National Job & Internship Sites
The Career Development Center is subscribed to several national job and internship listing sites for students to use when searching for opportunities. There are listings from all over the US in a wide variety of industries.

Resources for Underrepresented Students and Identity Groups
The Career Development Center is committed to serving a diverse student body at Appalachian State. These are some specific career resources related to certain affinity groups, identities, and interests.

 

Featured News

SECU Internship Award Winners

Spring 2020 brings Appalachian State University a new group of SECU Internship Scholarship award winners. The ten recipients are serving in rural communities focused on bringing access and resources to the Western Counties of North Carolina. The scholarships are made possible by a generous donatio
Apr 17

Connecting Families Within The Community

Within the Career Development Center, Sarah Parker provides support to many people by answering questions and making sure day-to-day operations run smoothly. However, her support doesn’t end there. She also has a strong connection with her community and a desire to help others.When she’s not wor
Apr 30

Get Hired Remotely

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employers are now recruiting college students online. From hosting virtual info sessions to interviewing online, employers are still eager to connect with YOU! For many students, this transition to things being virtual may seem a little daunting. L
May 13

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287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608
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