Resources

THE FOUR YEAR CAREER PLAN

  • CONTINUE to meet regularly with your general academic advisor if you are undeclared. If you declare a major, meet with your new departmental advisor.
  • VISIT the Career Explorationand take additional self assessments and explore majors and careers if you are undeclared.
  • JOIN a club and/or organization related to your major and interests.
  • UTILIZE volunteer.appstate.edu to identify local volunteer opportunities that are related to your major and interests.
  • UTILIZE careergear.appstate.edu to research internships.
  • DEVELOP your collegiate resume.
  • EXPLORE the internships website, internships.appstate.edu
  • ATTEND the Internship Fair and Leadership and Involvement Fair in January.
  • COMPLETE an informational interview and/or job shadow.
  • SCHEDULE an appointment with your career counselor via careergear.appstate.edu to review your resume and discuss your career plans.
  • ATTEND an AppState, regional or national professional organization workshop and/or conference within your major.
  • UTILIZE careergear.appstate.edu to sign up for on campus interviews and search for jobs.
  • RESEARCH company and organization information for your field via Career Gear.
  • UPDATE resume to include internship, volunteer, leadership, involvement, part time work and professional organizations.
  • ATTEND Career Development Center information sessions, workshops and career fairs.
  • MAKE a list of references/professional contacts you have made through internships, volunteering, professional organizations, or part time jobs.
  • RESEARCH and conduct site visits to graduate programs.
  • TAKE graduate school admissions test if considering graduate or professional school.
  • APPLY to graduate school (if applicable).

Career Gear

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CareerFest

Career Fair held each semester, employers visit ASU to discuss job opportunities.

Internships Website

Visit our Internships website for internship considerations.

Networking

Ask professionals for suggestions on job searching in your field.

Jobs Posted This Week

See jobs and internships posted to Career Gear in the last 7 days.

Using LinkedIn

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Contact Us

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

Phone: (828) 262-2180

Email: careercenter@appstate.edu