Events

October 12, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Strong Interest Inventory (SII) Group Interpretations (RSVP Required through Careerolina)

Hardin Hub

Which of your interests match potential majors and careers? We will email you your results and walk you through a page-by-page interpretation of what they mean to your future major/career choice(s). Bring your laptop to this session since your SII report will be emailed to you at check-in.

1. Complete the Strong Interest Inventory online at http://careers.unc.edu/resources/strong-interest-inventory.html.
2. Next, sign up for one of our group interpretation sessions by doing the following:


October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Paths to Public Health

239a/b Hanes Hall

Learn about the many options in public health and how to break into the field.  Current students from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health will share their experiences.


How to Apply to Teach for America

242 Hanes Hall

Learn how to prepare application essays as well as how to interview for Teach for America.  Please contact Jacquie Gist at jmgist@email.unc.edu if you have any questions concerning the workshop. 


October 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

LinkedIn Lab for Graduate Students

The Graduate Student Center

Learn how LinkedIn can be a powerful tool in your job search and professional development.  Bring your laptop to this session, where you will first learn the ins-and-outs of the system, and then set up your profile.


October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Applying to Graduate School Panel: General

242 Hanes Hall

Thinking about grad school and have questions?  A panel of Pre-Grad Advisors will be happy to answer them.  Most commonly, they address questions on issues like:

  • The application process in general
  • Researching and selecting graduate programs
  • The GRE and other admissions exams
  • Application essays
  • Letters of recommendation and building relationships with faculty
  • Gap years
  • Understanding and researching funding options

Pre-Biz Series: How to Prepare for the Business School Admissions Interview

239a/b Hanes Hall

All Undergraduate Business applicants will have an interview as part of the application process.  If you applied, come to this session and gain tips to put your best self forward and learn how to answer questions effectively and appropriately.


October 20, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Graduate School Information Fair

Great Hall, Student Union

UNC students and alumni are invited to attend UNC-Chapel Hill’s Graduate School Info Fair! There will be opportunities to network with graduate/professional school representatives. There is no pre-registration required of students to attend this event. This event is open to anyone interested in attending Graduate School. To view the list of participating Graduate and Professional Schools, go to http://bit.ly/UNCGradFair15


October 21, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Bring Your Laptop: LinkedIn Lab

011 Sitterson

Did you know that 94% of recruiters across all industries use social media to recruit talent?  Did you know that 94% of those recruiters use LinkedIn as their primary social network?  If you don’t yet have an account, it’s time to start one.  (Yes, you too, Freshmen!)  Come learn the ins and outs of using LinkedIn for a job search, making connections, and conducting research that can lead to your next opportunity!


October 21, 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Personal and Professional Values Clarification for Graduate Students

The Graduate Student Center

Discovering and clarifying your values can help provide a focus for academic, careers, and life decisions.  This is an interactive workshop designed to help you identify and clarify the core values and principles that often underlie your choices.  In addition, you will gain insight into the following questions:  What kind of working conditions will be rewarding for me?  What level of responsibility can I handle?  What salary level is important for me to attain?  How do values relate to my goals and future choices?


October 21, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

So, You Think You Want to go to Med School?

239a/b Hanes Hall

Learn the basics of building a successful application to medical, dental, or optometry school.  We’ll go through a brief rundown of prerequisites and timing in the application process, as well as what you can expect working with the Pre-health Advising Office.


October 21, 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Industry Night: Unconventional Careers for Cool People

4th Floor, Hanes Hall

Are you more” crunchy granola” than “button down”? Come to this session to meet interesting people doing cool things - professionals from a wide range of fields whose jobs have one thing in common-they are neither average nor boring! You will have the opportunity to speak one on one with writers, artists, environmentalists, activists, entrepreneurs and other interesting, “crunchy granola”-type folks. (Representation of various careers will be determined by the availability of professionals)


October 27, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Strong Interest Inventory (SII) Group Interpretations (RSVP Required through Careerolina)

Hardin Hub

Which of your interests match potential majors and careers? We will email you your results and walk you through a page-by-page interpretation of what they mean to your future major/career choice(s). Bring your laptop to this session since your SII report will be emailed to you at check-in.

1. Complete the Strong Interest Inventory online at http://careers.unc.edu/resources/strong-interest-inventory.html.


October 27, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Panel: Masters Degrees in the Sciences

239a/b Hanes Hall

Learn about the career opportunities opened up by Masters degrees in the sciences.


October 28, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Resume Writing for Technical Majors

011 Sitterson

Learn what is important for students with technical skills to include in their resumes.  What are employers looking for?  What impresses them?  Learn answers to these questions and more at this workshop!


October 28, 2015 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Choosing a Major & Finding the Right Fit

Hardin Hub

Learn about our interactive online tool to help you discover your strengths, values, & interests as they relate to potential majors and careers.


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