2100 Pullen Hall
career-development@ncsu.edu
919-515-2396

CDC Presentations

YouTube videos – on your own 
View brief videos on a variety of topics related to the job search. These videos are created by the CDC staff and employers.

General presentations – by Career Ambassadors
Request a presentation for your group, led by student leaders.  These are ideal for residence halls, Greek life, or clubs where a mixture of majors will be in attendance.  Typical topics are CDC services, resumes, interviews, or ePACK.  Request a presentation from the career ambassadors.

Specific presentations – by CDC professional staff
Request a presentation for your professional society, honor society or class where specific information of interest to your major or college is desired. Contact your career counselor or co-op coordinator to make a request.

Professional LAUNCH Series – Fall 2014

Mondays at 4:30pm – Riddick 451 and Thursdays at 6pm – SAS 2229

Each LAUNCH is repeated on Monday and Thursday and lasts 50 minutes. If you attend 6 sessions you receive a Professional Development Certificate, meal and t-shirt. Sign up in ePack or drop in if space allows. Come to our first LAUNCH session to learn all about this new program or email career-development@ncsu.edu if you have questions.

Navigating Career Fairs
Monday 9/22* and Thursday 9/25
  • How to give a winning elevator speech
  • How to prepare for a career fair
  • What to wear/what not to wear
Preparing and Critiquing Resumes
Monday 9/29 and Thursday 10/2
  • The Essential 10 skills required by employers
  • How to engage your reader
  • Powerful action verbs
Covering Cover Letters
Monday 10/13 and Thursday 10/16
  • How to structure a cover letter
  • How to communicate effectively through email
  • Thank you letter best practices
Learning “Networthing” and LinkedIn
Monday 10/20 and Thursday 10/23
  • What the definition of networking is
  • How to build your LinkedIn profile & make connections
  • How to maintain your networth
Searching for Jobs and Internships
Monday 10/27 and Thursday 10/30
  • Using ePACK effectively
  • Be able to create a schedule/strategy for your search
  • Have ideas for job/internship back-up plans
Acing Interviews
Monday 11/3 and Thursday 11/6
  • Communication best practices
  • Body language
  • How to prepare for an interview
Getting Recognized & Recommended
Monday 11/10 and Thursday 11/13
  • How to develop professional relationships
  • 8 ways to overcome fears when approaching faculty
  • How to build a recommendation folder
Crafting Your Personal Brand
Monday 11/17 and Thursday 11/20
  • What is your personal brand?
  • What is on your personal brand checklist?
  • How to become a “thought leader” in your area of expertise
CELEBRATION!
Monday 12/1 ONLY
 

*9/22 only will be in the Piedmont/Mountains Ballroom of Talley and include a reception and make over.

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