Young Professionals

Welcome, Young Professionals

Whether you are a recent graduate, or have been in the workforce for a few years, this community serves as a resource for professional development and helping you to navigate what it means to be a young professional.  We hope you will take advantage of all that this community and the NC State Alumni Association have to offer.

How to Decline a Job Offer (With Examples)

Congratulations, you got the job! But what if you’re not sure you want to take it and have no idea how to say no? If you’re unsure how to decline a job offer, here’s your go-to guide for knowing when …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to maximize your job search and get hired fast

When applying for jobs, everyone wants to get hired quickly. Unfortunately, the process of job searching can take a long time and be absolutely exhausting, and if you’re in a position where you need to find something as quickly as …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Featured Resources

2022 Career Fair Checklist
Graduate School Search Resources
Negotiation Resources

Negotiation is often an overlooked skill when it comes to job hunting. This guide offers useful tips and tricks to …

Alumni Business Directory

Whether you run a small business or are the founder of a large organization, we encourage you to list your …

Example Chronological Resume

Chronological resumes focus on work history and show employers what you did and where/when you worked a particular job.

Graduate School Resources

Questioning whether graduate school is right for you? Here are some things to consider.

 

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