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Welcome to the Career Development Center!
The Career Development Center is excited to help you this fall semester despite these uncertain times. Our services are set up to be accessible and provided virtually as we begin the semester. As we begin the semester, our staff are not available for in-person meetings but we are 100% available via email, phone, or Zoom. We are here to help you explore majors and careers, find jobs and internships, polish your application materials, and much more. We hope you will make an appointment through Handshake, visit our Career Studio, or attend one of our Career Meetups to get the support you need throughout the semester. It is our hope and goal to provide some limited opportunities for face to face appointments as the semester progresses and we will post updates here.
At any time you would like to talk to us in person, please call 828-262-2180. Read more
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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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