We offer undergraduate workshops and graduate student workshops on a variety of professional development topics.
January 29, 5-6pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
Spring is a busy time for employment and internship recruitment. Is your stomach in knots at the thought of interviewing? Fear not: Join Business Career Services as we dissect the interview process. Witness a mock interview and learn some easy tips for a stress-free interview.
February 5, 5-6pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
See which employers are hiring interns. Hear from students and employers about the importance of internships. We will invite questions during a Q & A session.
February 12, 5-6pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
An employer will offer tips and best practices for virtual interviews where candidates record their answers to computer-generated questions. There will then be an opportunity for presenters to answer questions about what sets candidates apart in the process.
February 19, 5-6pm, Grandfather Mountain Ballroom (Room 137), Plemmons Student Union
Networking is essential to expanding professional opportunities especially when you are actively searching for an internship or full time position. Business Career Services will walk you through the different types of networking and how to create quality contacts that will help launch your career.
How to Work a Career Fair
March 4, 5-7pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
Learn strategies to make the most of your time at the career fair. Recruiting employers will answer questions in a panel format about what to expect at a career fair. At 6pm Career Coaches will offer break out sessions so you can find out who's coming to Walker Spring Connect.
March 25, 5-6pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
Would you like to know how to negotiate the best possible salary once you have a job offer? Join Business Career Services to learn negotiation strategies and tips. Included in the discussion will be evaluating compensation as a whole package that includes salary, benefits and other perks.
Telling your Story: Translating your Skills
February 3, 6-7pm & February 7, 12-1pm, 2015 Peacock Hall
Employers want to know what transferable skills you will bring and add to their team. This seminar will explore how you think about identifying those skills developed from a variety of experiences and then ways to tell your story during interviewing, networking, etc. so you are translating those skills for the employer.
Zoom Feb. 3: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/473797287 and Feb. 7: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/254774482
Job Search Game Plan
February 17, 6-7pm & February 21, 12-1pm, 2015 Peacock Hall
What steps do you need to take to find your next career step? Let’s discuss a game plan!
Zoom Feb. 17: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/954663723 and Feb. 21: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/675637173
How to Work A Career Fair
March 4, 5-7pm, 1015 Peacock Hall
Learn strategies to make the most of your time at the career fair. Recruiting employers will answer questions in a panel format about what to expect at a career fair. At 6pm Career Coaches will offer break out sessions so you can find out who's coming to Walker Business Connections.
March 27, 11:30-12:30pm & March 30, 6-7pm, 2015 Peacock Hall
Feeling nervous about salary negotiations and if you should even try? Learn negotiation strategies and tips including evaluating compensation as a whole package that includes salary, benefits and other perks.
Zoom March 27: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/987733658 and March 30: https://appstate.zoom.us/j/379264398