Welcome to the Career Development Center!
The Career Development Center is excited to help you this summer whether you are a new student interested in exploring majors or making a career exploration appointment, a returning student wanting to schedule an appointment with your Career Coach, or a recent graduate needing assistance with your job search. Our services are set up to be accessible and provided virtually. We hope you will make an appointment through Handshake or view one of our Career Meetups to get the support you need throughout the summer. We look forward to welcoming you to our new location in the Plemmons Student Union in Fall 2021!
At any time you would like to talk to us in person, please call 828-262-2180.
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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Come See Us
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What Students and Employers Are Saying
The Career Development Center has connected me with opportunities I didn't even know were possible. From helping me prepare for applications and internships to being able to assist other students, this has been one of the most significant contributions to my college career.
- AppState Student, May 2020, Psychology
I would recommend that you all avail this wonderful service. By the time I was a senior, I had the experience in interviews that helped me land a job with BB&T in their management development program. The Career Development Center will, I promise, open your eyes to the opportunities available to you.
- AppState Alumnus, 1993, Senior Vice President for BB&T
The Career Development Center was more than just an outstanding career counseling resource. As a student employee there, I gained valuable experience working in a high functioning, professional environment. This left a positive impact on my educational and future professional career.
- AppState Graduate Student, May 2021, Engineering Physics
Appalachian graduates come to us prepared to join a workforce, eager to contribute and ready to learn all the complexities associated with our industry and company. Furthermore, they have a love for our area, and we find it important for our employees to become part of the communities we serve.
- AppState Alumna, 1997, CEO of SkyLine