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Apr 5, 2016

Student Success Spotlight: Sal Camassa

Stepping out of your comfort zone is not easy, but will provide you with opportunities you never would have encountered previously. Sal Camassa is a perfect example of what can be accomplished when you explore options outside of the classroom. Sal is a sophomore studying Statistics with a minor in Computer Science. As an out-of-state… 

Mar 28, 2016

2016 Externships were a success!

The Career Development Center coordinated and hosted 6 days of externships for 80 first-year students. Externships comprise of a day-long tour of a local business, allowing for networking with employees and alumni on-site. Sites visited this year were Caterpillar, Cisco, Eaton, General Electric, Kimley-Horn, and Ipreo. We look forward to next year! Share this post 

Mar 9, 2016

Wolfpack Styled Professional Clothing Closet hosts successful 2016 Spring Fashion Swap

Through a collaborative partnership between NC State’s Student Support Services and the Career Development Center’s Wolfpack Styled Professional Clothing Closet, the 2016 Spring Fashion Swap was held Sunday, Feb. 28th at the Career Development Center in Pullen Hall. Twenty-three TRIO SSS and Pack Promise women mixed and matched business clothing, shoes and accessories to create one… 

Feb 26, 2016

Student Success Spotlight: Macayla Wall

A common misconception is that students need to be upperclassmen before they start thinking about careers related to their major. Macayla Wall is a perfect example of a student who wanted to form a plan early in her undergraduate years and utilized services from the Career Development Center to do so. Macayla is a sophomore… 

Feb 10, 2016

Engineering Career Fair 2016 was a success!

Another Engineering Career Fair is in the books! The Career Development Center provided 74 interview rooms in two locations: Pullen Hall and Vaughn Towers. 38 employers interviewed over 450 students! The CDC staff thanks all employers and staff that helped make this event a success; we look forward to next year! The view from one… 

Feb 5, 2016

Student Success Spotlight: Mike Rose

As Harvey Mackay once said, “A goal is a dream with a plan.” Mike Rose, a senior studying Applied Math and Statistics, has always dreamed of being accepted into NC State’s Masters of Science in Analytics program. He began his college career at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College when he began to set goals to achieve his… 

Jan 26, 2016

Boot Camp: Conquering the Job/Internship Challenge

If you didn’t win the Powerball, you can still be a winner with the Career Development Center’s Boot Camp 2016! Join us in Talley Student Center on Sunday February 21st, from 1pm-5pm for an afternoon of interview prep, resume and cover letter workshops, employer panels and free food and prizes! Open to current undergraduate and… 

Nov 19, 2015

Sciences, Sustainability, & Environmental Career Fair was a success!

The 2015 Sciences, Sustainability & Environmental Career Fair was a success! The event on October 20th brought over 40 employers and 450 students. Thank you to all of our career counselors, business partners, and students who made this day run smoothly. Check out this infographic with sciences student attendance and employer statistics regarding the fair:  … 

Nov 17, 2015

Student Success Spotlight: Cris Baillargeon

  Sometimes, it is rocket science. Cris Baillargeon, a junior studying Aerospace Engineering at NC State, landed a co-op position with UTC Aerospace Systems in Wilson, NC this summer. His primary goal was to work on optical flame detectors in Black Hawk helicopters, as well as other military and commercial aircraft. He performed engineering design, qualification,… 

Nov 12, 2015

Mock Interview Day was a success!

The Career Development Center hosted a successful Mock Interview Day on November 5th, 2015. 15 representatives from 10 companies volunteered their time to interview over 40 students and provide feedback about their performance. Representatives conducted a mock interview for 30 minutes, then spent 15 minutes sharing with the student what they did well and where…