C2C: College 2 Career Series

We offer workshops for undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of professional development topics.

Undergraduate Workshops

Internship Success Student Panel

January 30, 2024 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock hall 1010

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Students who have an internship experience are 2x as likely to have a job by graduation compared to students who have not had an internship experience. These experiences provide students an opportunity to put their academics into practice and gain real world experience. Please join us to hear from students who have interned with a variety of industries, and learn about their experiences, strategies they used in the hiring process, and lessons learned. 

Courageous Conversations: Straight Talk from Black Alumni on Navigating the Career Maze

February 21, 2024 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Parkway Ballroom, Plemmons Student Union

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Recent graduates of the WCOB will share their experiences navigating the job search and finding the right fit during their first steps on their chosen career paths.  In this Q&A style panel, alumni will discuss how to handle bias and navigate barriers as well as ways to identify--or create--a welcoming and inclusive workplace

Career Fair Insights

February 27, 2024  | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1010

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As you prepare to attend Walker Spring Connect on March 5th, make sure you join us for this informative panel on how to put your best foot forward. Topics covered in past panel discussions have included information on: how to approach employers at the fair, professional dress expectations, how to prepare, and benefits of attending the fair to network. Companies represented in the panel will all attend the fair so seize the opportunity to network with recruiters before the fair.  


Graduate Workshops

Career Planning Bootcamp and Resume Revamp

Tuesday,  January 23, 2024 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018

Come learn about the career planning resources available to you as a graduate student and get a jumpstart on preparing for your next professional role beyond graduate school. Bring your laptops and an updated version of your resume as you articulate your experiences as a graduate student in a format and style that resonates with employers.


Utilizing MBTI Personality Inventory to navigate Job Searching

Tuesday,  February 13 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018

Do you wonder how your personality can influence choosing a career, job searching, networking and interviewing? This interactive class will provide valuable insight into your personality type and the potential strengths and challenges related to career planning, advancement, networking, negotiation and interviewing. Students must complete MBTI inventory by February 8 to receive results and attend this workshop. 

*Limited availability; Signup via Handshake required 


Virtual Practice Interviews for Graduate Students

Friday, February 16, 2024 | 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. | Virtual 

Practice your interviewing skills and receive feedback from an experienced industry professional.

  *Limited availability; Signup required  


Lunch and Learn with NC Department of Revenue

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | Time: 12:30 pm-1:30 pm | Peacock Hall 4140

Connect with a representative from the NC Department of Revenue over lunch to learn about internship and job opportunities.

Lunch will be provided. 

*Limited availability; Signup via Handshake required 


Truist Emerging Leaders Certification

Tuesday, March 19 & Tuesday, March 26, 2024 | Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018

This highly interactive certification focuses on the self-awareness necessary to lead others more effectively. After completing the program, students will be equipped with practical tools and strategies useful for overcoming leadership shortcomings discovered during the sessions. They will also identify their Leadership Purpose, a working statement identifying their leadership goals. Students must attend both 2 hour sessions to receive the certification and points.

*Limited availability; Signup required for both sessions required via Handshake. 

March 19 signup

March 26 signup


Speed Interviewing and Salary Negotiation 

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 | Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1018

During this interactive workshop, you will gain experience as the interviewee and the interviewer as you learn the stages of interviews  and practice answering different types of questions. We will also cover best practices for salary negotiation.