C2C: College 2 Career Tuesdays
We offer workshops for undergraduate and graduate students on a variety of professional development topics.
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
A panel discussion with students who have completed internships to talk about their experiences
Panelists: More info to come!
Career Fair Insights
March 7, 2023 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Peacock Hall 1011
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: more to come!
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
April 4, 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