Career Studio

When: 2:00pm - 4:00pm Monday - Thursday (Fall and Spring semesters only)
Where: Career Development Center Lobby (John E. Thomas Hall, Room 369)

The Career Studio is your first touch point for peer-to-peer career advising! The Career Studio provides a casual and accessible environment for students to talk about, work on, and get help with their career materials and questions from Career Guides. You can get assistance with:

  • Resume Development and Reviews
  • Cover Letter Development and Reviews
  • How to use Handshake and LinkedIn
  • Job Searching Skills and Tips
  • Interview Preparation

From 2:00pm - 4:00pm, you can come when you'd like and stay for as long as you can to work on your career needs – no appointment necessary! Career Guides will offer assistance and answer questions as you need.

*Thank you to Enterprise Holdings for supporting our Career Studio!

Who are Career Guides?
Career Guides are high-achieving students who want to help their peers get ahead, and can offer relatable insight into the career development process. They are current students trained by the Career Development Center to provide assistance to undergraduate and graduate students in the above areas.

*Career Guides are trained by professional Career Development staff before classes start and continually throughout the academic year on a weekly basis. They have undergone a competitive application and hiring process, and were chosen to represent the Career Development Center as the first line of peer career assistance for students.

Can't make it to the Career Studio for a resume/cover letter review?

Career Guides also offer resume and cover letter reviews via email. Email your resume or cover letter in a PDF format to careerguide@appstate.edu. Career Guides will respond to your submission with edits sent to you via email within 5 business days, excluding university breaks.

When To Make An Appointment

Can't make it during Career Studio hours or looking for more in-depth career guidance? Please make an appointment with a career coach on Handshake. Career coaches can help with:

  • Career or major exploration
  • Customizing and/or tailoring your resume
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) and personal statements
  • Mock or practice interview
  • Graduate student or alumni career guidance