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The General Alumni Association and University Career Services have partnered to provide students free access to the Alumni Advisor Network. This network contains over 7200 alumni and friends of the university.  You do not need to join the GAA to access this system, as long as you are a registered student.  UNC alums must join the GAA to access this system.

Careerolina includes job and internship postings, as well as details about on-campus recruiting, career fairs, workshops and employer contact information and more. Log in and complete your profile today!

Consulting firms, strategic planning departments and marketing departments ask case interview questions. They do this to get a handle on how you think, get a feel for how you communicate, how you articulate your thoughts under pressure and how you verbalize problems, concepts and numbers, and  to see how you listen. in partnerships with the Kenan-Flagler Business School makes this resource available to all UNC students to assist with that preparation.

Annually, UCS surveys May graduates receiving their bachelor’s degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill regarding their career fields, grad/professional schools, employers, geographic locations, salaries, etc.

The data collected over the last 5 years is summarized year by year.  This includes data on where UNC grads go (career fields, grad/professional schools, employers, geographic locations), what salaries they make, timing of when job offers were accepted, and satisfaction with accepted jobs.

Going Global provides country/area guides, H1B visa information, an employer directory and global job/internship postings.Going Global Career Guides and the Global Key Employer Directory are updated continually. This massive research tool contains more than 10,000 resources for finding employment in the US and abroad.

Developed by a worldwide team of career specialists, each country covers job search resources, employment opportunities and trends, business resources and networking groups, work permits and visa regulations, cost of living and compensation information and much more.

Click here to view a brief tutorial on how to navigate Going Global.

Internship listing site with more than 3,000 organizations offering internships for college and law students.

The "Internships Series Online" at this site provides organization and contact information in a categorized manner that allows students to seek opportunities in areas like international affairs, green, media/advertising, congressional/policy, museums, sports and many others.

InterviewStream allows you to conduct practice interviews with pre-recorded questions and webcam recorded answers.

Once you have created an account online, you can conduct an interview from any web-accessible computer with a webcam. Your interview answers are saved in your InterviewStream account where you can review them alone or email them to a UCS counselor to discuss in conjunction with a counselor appointment.

Knowing your personality type, as measured through the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® instrument, can help you with career planning at every stage: from your choices of subjects and majors in school to choosing your first career, to advancing in your organization or changing careers later in life.

NC Tower provides graphs and tables on in-depth information on employment rates, wages, and ongoing higher education enrollment of graduates from the Norh Carolina Community College System and from the University of North Carolina system schools. NC Tower includes data on former UNC students who are working in roughly 90% of all jobs in North Carolina. Note: The database EXCLUDES information for graduates who:

  • are self-employed
  • work for the federal government including the military, or
  • work outside of North Carolina

Log in at This is a free resource, open to all.

NetLibrary provides access to your library’s eContent collection.  eContent is the digital version of books, journals, and database content.  You can access your library’s eContent 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

There is a large assortment of career related resources available at this site on topics ranging from career exploration to document preparation to interview preparation to industry information.  When you click onto the site, simply search for the terms of interest to you.

Visit and start searching for books!

Optimal Resume allows you to create an effective resume and provides samples, word banks and a variety of templates to assist.Optimal Resume is a comprehensive, web-based application that helps job seekers create, present, and manage resumes. Each user can create and manage an unlimited number of resumes in their account, and the software includes spell checking, action words, and format assistance - all on a 24/7 basis.

Job seekers can also reference the newly integrated O*NET occupational database to create targeted resumes for specific employers and occupations. It's easy to search careers by job family, high growth industry, or STEM discipline and view key job information such as required tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, and more.

Reppler is a social media monitoring service designed to help users manage their online image across different social networks. It does so by showing users how they are perceived across social networks, by telling users the makeup of their social network connections, and by identifying any potential issues and risks. Reppler’s social media monitoring service is free and supports various social networking services, like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eligible students may schedule appointments for all career development needs. Please note we also have walk-in counseling Monday through Friday from 1pm until 4pm. Please call (919) 962-6507 to schedule an appointment if you have difficulty with this system. All appointments are held in Hanes Hall, unless otherwise noted below.

The  Strong Interest Inventory is career assessment tool that connects your interests with possible career options.The Strong Interest Inventory is a useful tool for people who are uncertain about their interests. Even those who know their likes and dislikes might find that such tools verify that they are on the right track, or suggest occupations or career areas that they might not have considered before.

The assessment can typically be taken in 25 minutes after which the results must be scored by computer.   After taking this assessment, students should sign up for one of the Strong Interest Inventory Group Interpretation sessions found at

You might be asking, "Why can't you just send the results to me?" Due to the nature of the information provided by an interest inventory, it is best to review your results in one of these workshops conducted by a trained UCS counselor who can help you make interpretations and devise a plan for further action.  Also, University Career Services must pay for the inventory. This way, there is no charge to you.

UniWorld provides directories of American firms operating abroad, and international firms operating in the U.S.The first directory provides information and contacts for American companies that have a substantial investment in overseas operations - wholly or partially-owned subsidiary, affilliate or branch.  The second directory lists contacts for international companies that have a substantial investment in American operations - wholly or partially-owned subsidiary, affilliate or branch. The site does not list jobs or detailed company information, just directory information and primary contact names.

Vault provides guidebooks about industries and careers, as well as specialized job search preparation.Get inside information on jobs and organizations by visiting

UCS subscribes to this valuable resource to help students find objective information that you won’t see on an organization’s website! Want to know what it’s really like working for IBM or how to get your foot in the door at MTV? It’s all on Vault! 

An online resource designed to help humanities and social science PhDs develop and demonstrate their versatility as professionals. The site provides information; about academic employment realities, educated about nonacademic career options, and support in preparing for a range of possible careers. The key concept here is the ability to apply your skills and interests in a wide variety of fields. This is a collaborative resource offered by UCS and the UNC Graduate School.

UCS has a variety of videos and a few webinars available for students to assist in many phases of career development.