Career Center

EVENTS:

EXPLORE • EXPERIENCE • ENGAGE • EMBARK

January 2017

The UNCW Campus Art Walk
Thurs, Jan 12 • 5:30-8:30pm • Various UNCW Locations
Modeled after Wilmington’s 4th Friday Gallery Walk, UNCW hosts its first Art Walk celebrating the variety and layers of cultural activities at UNCW. Four galleries will be featured.

Gallery Schedule:

  • CAB Gallery, Cultural Arts Building; Biennial Faculty Exhibition; Artist talk; 5:45 p.m.
  • Sherman Hayes Gallery, Randall Library; North Carolina Living Treasures: A Look Back on 30 Years of Craft; Exhibit talk; 6:30 p.m.
  • Ann Flack Boseman Gallery, Fisher University Union; Success Beyond the Scholarship: A Retrospective; Artist talk; 7:15 p.m.
  • Upperman Center, Fisher University Union; Unspoken; Artist talk; 7:30 p.m. 

February 2017

Career Fair Prep Day
Wed, Feb 8 • 9am - 4pm • Career Center, FUU 2035
Get tips on how to better market yourself and stand out from the crowd in person and on your resume before the Spring Career Fair. 

Prepping for Grad School
Wed, Feb 8 •  4 - 5pm • Leutze 131
Should I go to grad school?  How can I get in?  Co-sponsored with Honors College and the Graduate School.

CAREER SUCCESS WEEK:

Financial Planning for College Students & New Graduates
Mon, Feb 13 • 6pm • Masonboro Island Rm, FSC 2011
Students and new grads—attend this workshop from BB&T bank and Northwestern Mutual to learn about managing your personal finances.

Network & Career Fair Prep Night
Tues, Feb 14 • 6-8pm • Wrightsville Beach Rm, FSC 2017
Join us for a “How to Network and Work a Career Fair” workshop followed by a reception with employers. Professional attire suggested. Free food!

Spring 2017 Career Fair
Wed, Feb 15 • 12pm - 3pm • Burney Center
Career fair for all majors! Employers will represent a wide variety of industries. Check SeaWork for current list of employers scheduled to attend. LinkedIn photo booth available.  Professional attire required.

On-Campus Interview Day
Thurs, Feb 16 • Career Center, FUU 2035
Student internship and job interviews with Career Fair employers.  Professional attire required.

Peace Corps Info Session
Wed, Feb 15 • 5pm • Randall Library Auditorium 2047
Learn about volunteer experiences, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Launch your international career and be a global citizen!

Meaningful Majors Workshop
Tues, Feb 21 • 5:30 - 7pm • Leutze 141
A hands-on workshop where students will explore career interests and majors. Register in SeaWork; bring laptop or tablet to event. In collaboration with University College.


March 2017

Education Job Fair
Mon, March 6 • Panel: 9 - 10am, Fair: 10am - 12pm • Burney Center
Visit with reps from school districts from throughout the region with opportunities in Pre-K – 12 teaching.  Professional attire required.

Career Express on the Road
Tues, March 14 • 9am - 2pm • Randall Library Lobby
Get a game plan for your resume and cover letter with tips on format and content.

Menu for Success: Professional Etiquette in the Workplace
Mon, March 20 • 5:30pm • Burney Center
A full course workshop and business meal. Get tips on dining, job interviewing, attire, social media, employer culture and workplace etiquette. Pre-register by Mon, March 13; tickets are $20 through SeaWork under Career Events tab.

“Dress for Success” Fashion Show
Fri, March 24 • 12:15pm • Warwick Center
The UNCW Communication Studies Society will be hosting its 15th annual business attire fashion show! This event is designed to teach students how to dress appropriately for interviews and workplace situations.

North Carolina Health Professions Fair
Mon, March 27 • 10am - 1pm • Burney Center
Chat with reps from 50+ healthcare graduate & professional schools.  Co-sponsored with College of Health & Human Services and University College.


April 2017

Resumania®
Wed, April 5 • 9am - 4pm • Career Center, FUU 2035
Get your resume critiqued by staff, employers, and alumni to help you better market yourself on paper. Reviews will be on a first-come, first-serve basis: No appointment necessary. Resumania is a registered trademark of Robert Half International Inc. and is used with permission.

Just in Time Job Fair
Tues, April 11th • 1-4pm • Warwick Center
Looking for a summer job? Interested in sticking around in Wilmington? Didn’t get the job you were hoping for after graduation?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, this job fair is just in time for you! Employers will be hiring for a variety of positions that range from part-time to full-time and come from a variety of industries.