Date: February 23-24, 2022
Career.Connect. is a customized recruitment event for students seeking jobs and internships, opportunities for networking, and exploration in the field. Students of all majors, skill sets, and classes are encouraged to attend. There will be employers from a variety of different organizations in the industry who have internship and job opportunities for you!
This career fair is part of a larger series of events throughout the semester, including meet-ups, information sessions, panel discussions, and more related to specific industry clusters.
All Industries & Majors
February 23, 2022 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Grandfather Mountain Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union
Building Sciences, Applied Design, and Sustainable Technology
February 24, 2022 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Grandfather Mountain Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union
- Bring your AppCard
- Bring hard copies of your resume
- Dress in appropriate attire
How to prepare:
- Research the employers that are attending
- Utilize Career Studio to get a quick resume review
- Schedule an appointment with your career coach before the fair
Explore the industry clusters that interest you:
Arts & Design, Media & Communications range from roles behind the scenes, on the stage or in front of the camera, to breaking news, creating content, or designing concepts or tangible pieces for people and places. These careers offer opportunities to use written and verbal communication, creative expression, and diverse production and performance platforms to convey meaning and information to audiences of all varieties.
Management Trainee and Leadership Development positions cover a broad range of business functions that support the invention, structures, systems, management, financing, and ownership of for-profit organizations whether they be small, medium, or large in size. These roles typically involve planning, implementing, directing, and/or evaluating business functions, policies, and processes to increase efficiencies, maximize profitability, and address challenges. Business & Management also presents a wide range of opportunities to utilize analysis, critical thinking, and leadership skills.
Building Science, Applied Design, and Renewable Energy positions feature an integrated array of careers that emphasize energy efficiency, sustainable design, construction processes and innovative materials using applied learning techniques and the most current computer software.
STEM positions are related to computer systems, hardware, software, statistics, programming, video game development, and data analytics. They involve involve information analysis, critical thinking, and programming to illuminate issues and trends, solve complex real-world problems, and drive innovation.
Spanning numerous settings and specializations, the Government, Law, Public Safety and Service cluster offers broad opportunities to serve the public interest, ensure fundamental rights, and maintain social order. These careers exist within private firms, government agencies, think tanks, police forces, the military, and throughout the judiciary.
The Health and Social Services cluster covers research, treatment, and understanding of the human body, earthly organisms, and wellness issues, among other wide-ranging work within related organizations.