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.

Your Guide to Resume Margins—No, You Shouldn’t Make Them Tiny Just to Cram Everything In

Even if you feel like you have the content of your resume down, you might still have questions about resume formatting—including everything to do with the margins of your document. You might be wondering about the standard size for resume …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
Read more »

How Recruiters Find Top Talent on LinkedIn

Ever wondered how to make your profile stand out on LinkedIn, or whether people who use the site actually find jobs with it? I definitely have, so when I got the opportunity to talk to someone who knows the ins …

By Phil Stott - 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.
Read more »

Sidebar

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.

 

NC State has more than 250,000 living alumni, approximately 160,000 of whom live in North Carolina.

Contact & Location

Phone
(919) 515-0520
Address

Campus Box 7503
2450 Alumni Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695-7503

Service Hours

M 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
T 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
W 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
TH 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.