C2C: College 2 Career Tuesdays

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

Undergraduate Workshops

Landing a Local Internship

January 24, 2023 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Plemmons Student Union, Rough Ridge Room #415

Local internships can be hard to come by in Boone. However, there are some companies that have quality internship programs in place. This panel discussion will highlight some of those companies that have local internship programs for students to explore.  The goal is to shine a light on those programs to inspire other companies to follow suit and inform students of what opportunities are in their backyard!

Panelists: Sarilys Cox [Enterprise Holdings], Wayne Randall [Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC], Sam Crabbe [Appalachian Regional Healthcare], Stephanie Reeves [Blue Ridge Energy]

What is Personal Branding?
with Maersk--Presented by Appalachian Supply Chain Club and Business Career Services

January 31, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1011

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Join Garrett Fischer from Maersk in a discussion focused around personal branding and why it is so important in college and as you navigate the job market. This workshop is presented by the Appalachian Supply Chain Club and is open to all students who are interested in attending!  

Student Internship Panel

February 21, 2023  | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Plemmons Student Union, Rough Ridge Room #415

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A panel discussion with students who have completed internships to talk about their experiences

Panelists: Sarah Brown, Haley Daniels, Amaya Crawford, Freddy Luviano

Career Fair Insights

March 7, 2023  | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1011

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As you prepare to attend Walker Spring Connect, 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 Walker Spring Connect.

Panelists: Brad Leggett [TTI Group], Ashley Scarborough [Epes Transport Systems, LLC], Caleb Bolick [Sherwin-Williams]

Work like an Entrepreneur
Presented by the Association of Student Entrepreneurs, Transportation Insight Center for Entrepreneurship, and Business Career Services

April 3, 2023 | 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 4140

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Did you know that it takes most people about 8 years post-graduation to start their own business? In that time, many entrepreneurs are working traditional, 9-5 jobs to develop the ideas, capital, and support to start their own business. Join this panel to learn about how several local and alumni entrepreneurs maintained their entrepreneurial mindset leading up to starting their first business.This workshop is presented by the Association of Student Entrepreneurs but is open to any student interested in attending! 

Panelists: Madison Rubenstein [Wallflower Event Company], Alicia Green [Eddyline Creative], Tim Herdklotz [Booneshine Brewing Company], Josiah Davis- [Local Lion & Venture Chocolate and Wine Co.], Joshua Jackson [4th Quarter Performance]



Graduate Student Workshops

Career Planning Bootcamp

January 31, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 2017

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.


Professional Presence: Communication and Dining Etiquette

February 7, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 2017

We will delve into how professional presence is defined in an in-person and virtual world that is constantly changing and how your professional presence can be evaluated in the job search.


Lunch and Learn with Hanes Companies

February 16, 2023 | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. 

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Connect with a representative from Hanes Companies over lunch to learn about internship adn job opportunities. Lunch provided by Hanes Companies. Pre-registration via Handshake is required for this event.  


Lunch and Learn with Hagerty Consulting

March 2, 2023 | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

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Connect with MBA/MSADA alum and representative from Hagerty Consulting over lunch to learn about opportunities in emergency management.  Lunch provided by Hagerty. Pre-registration via Handshake is required for this event.


Lunch and Learn with Tresata

March 28, 2023 | 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

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Tresata automates the analysis of data at absolute scale.  Its Digital Business Platform is used by Fortune 500 companies to leverage data as an asset and create products and services that  Enrich Life® for all their customers.


Salary Negotiation

April 11, 2023 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Peacock Hall 2017

Feeling nervous about salary negotiations and if you should even try? We will discuss and role play potential scenarios while learning negotiation strategies and tips including evaluating compensation as a whole package that includes salary, benefits, and other perks