Welcome to the Career Development Center!

Our mission is to encourage students to explore career paths, identify and develop skills, and pursue experiential opportunities. Our vision is that each member of the Appalachian State community will be empowered to achieve lifelong professional success.

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The Career Development Center serves all students and alumni pursuing various future professional endeavors. Our services include resume reviews, career counseling, job and internship search assistance, and other tools to achieve life and professional success.

Success Stories

Internship with SBI leads Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 into law enforcement career

As a third-generation Appalachian State University graduate, Carmen Lowe ’15 ’16 can’t remember missing a university homecoming when she was growing up.
Apr 24

Tim Jones - Another CareerFest Success Story!

In Spring 2016, Tim came to CareerFest “just to see what was there.” He ended up talking to a Sherwin Williams representative that lead him to a part-time job in the company.
Mar 8

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