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 Write a Cover Letter Like Hemingway

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The first episode of the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary Hemingway reveals where Ernest Hemingway’s famous writing style originated. Before the Nobel Prize-Winner wrote short stories and novels, he worked as a Kansas City Star reporter. The Star introduced …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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15 High-Paying Jobs That Are in Demand for the Future

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You want to pursue a career in a field you’re excited about. But if you’re like most people, you also want to go down a path that’s going to provide lucrative opportunities—not just right now but for years (or decades!) …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

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Job interviews can be stressful enough, but the pressure increases when they’re done over video. In today’s remote-work landscape, however, candidates likely won’t have a choice — virtual interviews have essentially become the norm, as many companies plan to maintain a …

By Jacqueline DeMarco - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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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.

 

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