Career Center

Events: Education Job Fair Panel

Spring 2019 Events & Fairs 

Handshake & Cupcakes

Jan 24 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fisher University Union, Town Center

Come have fun with the Career Center at our Handshake & Cupcakes party in the lobby of the Fisher University Union! Games, prizes, music, and of course cupcakes! Need support with your Handshake profile? We will have on-the-spot Handshake profile advice and computers available!


Tips for Applying to Grad School

Feb 7 ● 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Leutze Hall ● Room 134

Should I go to grad school? How can I get in?  Hear advice from campus faculty and staff. Co-sponsored with the Honors College and the Graduate School.


Meaningful Majors Workshop

Feb 12 ● 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

McNeill 2061

Learn more about the possible majors and career paths that match up to your interests! This will be a hands-on workshop hosted by the Career Center and University College.


Strengths + Career Exploration

Feb 15 ● 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 pm

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Explore your natural talents and how they may be applied in a professional setting. Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. 


CareerFest: One Day Career Exploration Event!

Feb 20 ● 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Burney Center Ballroom & Courtyard

CareerFest is a free one-day career exploration event where students can explore different industries, experience various careers, and engage with alumni, community members & employers about their unique career paths. This is a casual event -- come in between classes and during your lunch break. Free food, prizes and tie dye shirts. For a list of attending community partners, visit the CareerFest webpage.

Interested alumni, community members, and employers: Learn more about CareerFest on the CareerFest Community Partners page.


Education Networking & Job Fair

March 11 ● 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Lumina Theater & Burney Center

Education students will visit with representatives with school districts from throughout the region with opportunities in Pre K-12 teaching. Professional attire is required. 

Education Employers: Register for the Education Networking & Job Fair on Handshake.


Resumania®

March 20 ● 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ● Career Center

Get your resume critiqued by employers, recruiters, and Career Center staff to help you better market yourself on paper. Waffle House will also provide a waffle bar for all attendees! Resumania is a registered trademark of Robert Half International Inc. and used with permission.


Health Graduate Programs Expo

March 25 ● 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ● Burney Center

Visit with Health Professional Schools on the first stop of the NC Health Grad Programs tour! Connect with Health Graduate Schools from across the region to learn more about their programs! Hosted by the UNCW Career Center in partnership with UNCW’s Pre-Professional Programs office and pre-health academic areas.

Health Graduation Program Representatives: Register for the Expo on Handshake.


Strengths + Career Readiness 

March 27 ● 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Ace your next interview or networking event by leveraging your Strengths! Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement. 


Spring Career & Internship Fair

March 29 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ● Burney Center

Are you looking for a full-time career or professional internship? Meet with dozens of employers to learn more about career and internship opportunities from a variety of industries and organizations. A free professional headshot booth will also be available! Professional attire is required. Bring copies of your resume.

Employers: Register for the Spring Career & Internship Fair on Handshake.


Strengths + Career Readiness 

April 12 ● 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Topsail Island Room, FSC

Ace your next interview or networking event by leveraging your Strengths! Open to all students who have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. Co-sponsored with the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement.


Resumes @ Randall: Career Express On The Road

April 2 ● 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. ● Randall Library

Meet with Career Counselors for on-the-spot resume and career advice.


LinkedIn Day

April 9 ● 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Azalea Coast Room, FUU

Meet with local employers to get feedback on your LinkedIn profile in preparation for your job search. No appointment necessary!


Summer Job Fair 

April 24 ● 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Fisher University Union, Town Center

Need a summer job? Pop by the fair in the downstairs lobby of the Fisher University Union Town Center in between classes and during your lunch break. (The Town Center is located between The Pod and Post Office on the first floor of the Fisher University Union.) Professional attire is not required. Job opportunities will include summer camp couselors, lifegaurds, restraurant work, etc.

Employers: Registration link coming soon.