Plan your future. Achieve your dreams. You have access to a career counselor, a career identity coach and many other resources to help you succeed.
Get the Support You Need
NC State’s Career Development Center offers a wide array of resources to help College of Humanities and Social Sciences students plan for life after college.
Meet with a Career Counselor or Coach
Schedule a 30- or 60-minute appointment with our college’s dedicated career services professionals. They’ll help you explore majors and careers, write or polish your résumé/CV or cover letter, find an internship or job, prepare for graduate school or participate in a mock interview.
Note: Due to COVID-19, career counselors will conduct appointments via Zoom. Find more information here.
Virtual Drop-in Hours
The Career Development Center offers virtual drop-in hours where you can meet an on-call career counselor for a 15-minute meeting. Hours are Monday through Friday from 1-3 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters, when classes are in session. No appointment needed.
To access the virtual drop-in hours, visit the center’s Zoom room (opens in a new tab).
Join the Career Identity Program
This exclusive year-long program will guide you through exploring your values, interests, skills and personality while connecting you with resources and educating you through activity-based workshops. Earn a certificate to bolster your résumé while answering the age-old question of “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
For more information, contact Career Identity Coach Courtney Mulveney.
Explore the Career Guide
Learn about the skills employers seek, view sample résumés, common interview questions, information regarding how to create an engaging LinkedIn and more.
Participate in the PackPros Professional Development Series
PackPros is a free professional development and career readiness series led by Career Development Center staff, career ambassadors and leading employers from around the region.
Riki Dows, communication major
Kristen Kosobucki, psychology major
Obtain an Internship or Job
Search for internships and job opportunities on ePACK using the “advanced search” feature. New opportunities are added daily during the academic year. Some opportunities are paid. Consider enrolling in an internship course, and receive academic credit for your experiences.
Attend Career Fairs
Humanities and Social Sciences Career Fair
Begin building your network of professional contacts or find your first internship or job at this annual college event . Freshman to graduate-level students of all majors are invited to participate. Make plans to attend this fair as well as other career fairs on campus throughout the year.
Career Fair Prep Day
We’ll help you prepare! Before the college career fair, “drop-in” to a virtual meeting with a career counselor. We’ll review your résumé/CV and share resources and tips about professional dress, conversation starters and how to follow up with an employer after a career fair or networking event. This event is hosted via Zoom, on the Monday prior to the fair, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.