Career Blog

PwC's Personal Brand Experience


PriceWaterhouseCoopers' Personal Brand Experience is back, and this year takes place February 6-10.  As students think about how they might design their career path, PwC's Personal Brand Experience is an additional opportunity for students to find and jump start their careers by identifying who they are, what they can do and what matters most to them.  

NIH Podcasts: advice from the experts


Whether you are an undergraduate considering graduate or professional school or a graduate student planning for your next phase, you may find the NIH podcasts helpful in your preparation. 

Advice from one transfer to another


Guest Blog by Jessica Lam, UNC '11

Don't miss Transfer Student Career Boot Camp, this weekend!

Having been a transfer student at Carolina meant being behind from day one. While the other students were already acclimated to Carolina life, I was still trying to navigate the campus. Truth be told, I was even 20 minutes late to my first class ever at Carolina. 

Meeting more than one UCS counselor


There are twelve counselors and a graduate assistant at University Career Services. Each member of our counseling team is experienced and prepared to help all UNC students, first years through graduate students, from all majors. Some students meet with the same counselor multiple times while others meet with several counselors. Read more to learn why!


Carolina Creates writers competition


Are you a budding writer of short fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction?  Want to win some cash and be in a book? Carolina Creates has a writing competition going on now that you might want to check out.  Click into this post for more info.

Revisted: Tales from a transfer student


This blog was first published last semester and got great readership.  In light of the upcoming Transfer Student Career Bootcamp, we're re-running it for your reading pleasure!

My first two years of college were a real struggle. I had horrible study habits carried over from high school which didn't require much effort and yielded good grades. Needless to say, this method did not serve me well in my college courses.

Career-related apps for your new iPad


Did you get an iPad for Christmas?  Cool for you!  Here are some apps for you to pick up to help further your career development!

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My NYRA experience


By guest blogger Elizabeth Gardiner (UNC alum)

Most all recent graduates can attest to the challenge of job searching. After my summer internship in New York City between my junior and senior years at UNC, I knew I wanted to return to the Big Apple post-graduation. However, breaking into the job market in a city that you aren’t from and do not have many connections to can be challenging.