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.

6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Role in a Post-Pandemic Job Market (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)

The pandemic changed so much about how we work that it probably inspired you to rethink your work-life priorities. Maybe you realized that you’re burnt out, that working from home is your ideal setup, or that you just dislike your …

By Erica Sweeney - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Featured Resources

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.

Job Search Boards

Check out job boards specific to industries/ career paths/ locations.

 

North Carolina Job Boards

Job Search Research

Research is vital to the job search, so here are some tools to help.

Local Research

NC Labor & Economic …
Planning for Personal Statements

If you are considering graduate school and need help with your personal statement, this is a great starting point.

Questioning Graduate School

Thinking of going to graduate school? Here are some things to consider.

Featured Jobs

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    ROI Revolution
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    HCL America
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    Honda Aircraft Company
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    Credit Suisse
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    Tresata
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    Optiver
 

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