The Cooperative Education program allows students to gain real work experience through job placement with employers seeking future employees. This year the Career Development Center celebrated a milestone with over 1,000 students participating in co-ops during the school year.
Wesley Wade has received the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Staff for his ability to go above and beyond to support students in his role at the Career Development Center.
As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her.
Learn more about the ‘Pack Proficiencies’—skills that prepare NC State students for life after graduation.
Busy students have the advantage of a free professional development and career readiness series, PackPros, to prepare customized and essential job-seeking skills and tools.