2018 Appalachian State Employer Summit

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Parkway Ballroom

Plemmons Student Union 


At Appalachian, we value relationships and our strong sense of community. We want to share our campus community and engage with you in a way that just is not possible during career fair season. Please join us to explore programming and engagement that will increase and enhance your knowledge about our students, our faculty and staff, and campus culture. Attendees will:

  • See a snapshot of the Appalachian student
  • Network with our campus partners who can help us connect you to more students who fit your recruiting and hiring needs
  • Learn about trends in career and professional development at Appalachian
  • Attend sessions about internships, career readiness and employer branding


For more information and details, please contact Deanne Smith at 828-262-2833 or smith2dr@appstate.edu.


Registration is Open


Tentative Agenda

9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:50 Keynote Speaker, Chris Chung, CEO, NC Economic Development Partnership
11:00-11:50 Session 1
  • A Culture of Learning: Creating Peak Internship Experiences
  • Elevating Career Readiness on Campus

Luncheon and Employer Networking
Presentation: The Appalachian Student and Enrollment Overview
Cindy Barr, Vice Chancellor Enrollment Management
Leroy Wright, Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs

1:30-2:20 Session 2
  • #Branding@Appstate
  • On Belay: Meet Our Academic Friends
  • Sustainability Base Camp
2:30-3:30 Brew and Browse: Fermentation Science Highlight and Campus Networking

Contact Us

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

Phone: (828) 262-2180

Email: careercenter@appstate.edu


Career Exploration
Student Employment

Career Tips

Watch videos on building resumes, preparing for interviews, landing your dream job, and more.

The Guide to Your Career

College to Careers


We can speak on a variety of topics, including resumes, job searching, networking, interviewing, and more.

Presentation Request Form

Room 387 Reservations

Need to schedule a meeting in our conference room? Reserve Room 387 with the below form.

Room 387 Request Form