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.
See an On-Call Career Counselor
The Career Development Center offers daily drop-in hours where you can see an on-call career counselor for a 15-minute meeting. Hours are Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters, when classes are in session. No appointment needed.
Note: Due to COVID-19, the Career Development Center has cancelled drop-in hours. Students should schedule a virtual appointment with their career counselor in ePACK.
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 our college’s Career Identity Coach Courtney Jones.
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
Workshops cover a variety of career-related topics and are only 50 minutes long. If you attend six sessions, you’ll earn a professional LAUNCH certificate.
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 each college career fair, you can stop by for a drop-in 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. Bring printed copies of your materials for review! 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Caldwell Lounge.
Note: Due to COVID-19, career events may be changed to a virtual format. Find more information here.