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Programs and Workshops

Career Views

Career Views give students a firsthand experience at learning more about an industry or organization by participating in a company site visit. Career Views typically feature a company tour, presentation on internships and careers, and a chance to network with alumni.   Previous career views include site visits to Environmental Protection Agency, SAS, and Cisco Systems. 

Students that rsvp to attend career views should allot at least 2 -3 hours in their schedule.  Career Services will coordinate travel to and from the company location.  To rsvp for upcoming career views, please login to your Eagle Career Network account.

Professional Development Network Conference

The Professional Development Network Conference (PDN) was designed to provide NCCU students with the necessary career skills and training that will give them a competitive advantage in today’s job market. The conference is typically hosted in the fall semester on a Saturday, and includes a series of workshops facilitated by career professionals, employers, and industry experts.  To register for the conference, please login to your Eagle Career Network account.

Students that attend the conference are encouraged to become PDN Certified. 
PDN Certified students are placed in an applicant pool for internship and job referrals, and are eligible for special incentives like a free business suit, exclusive networking events, stipends etc.  To become PDN Certified students must enroll in the CARE-0000 course on Blackboard, and compete the quiz assignment.  The course can found by searching under Career Services. 

For more information, please contact Brian Mitchell.

Paraprofessional Program

Undergraduates and graduates can apply to become a Career Services paraprofessional and work alongside Career Services staff.

Our Career Eagle Officer (CEO) program is designed for undergraduates to learn more about career services and the career development process first hand, while advising Career Services staff on key marketing strategies to build career awareness on campus.
Graduate students have the opportunity to coordinate practicum requirements and carry out various career practitioner functions such as student appointments, workshops, presentations and event operations. 

If you are interested in our CEO program, please contact Brian Mitchell at bmitch13@nccu.edu.  If you are interested in working as a graduate assistant, please contact Donna Hembrick at dhembrick@nccu.edu.

Resume Boot Camp

Students now have an opportunity to gain feedback on their resume “straight from the horse’s mouth” – the employer! At Resume Boot Camp students will receive a 15 minute resume critique by various organizations, and will receive a detailed rubric on the strengths of their resume and areas for improvement.  Students should already have resume, and have a general sense about resume writing. 

For more information about our next Resume Boot Camp event, please login to your Eagle Career Network.

Styled for Success

The Styled for Success Program is a new initiative made possible through a generous gift from Susan B. Rosenthal.  The program promotes employability by equipping students with a demonstrated financial need with professional attire and ensures that they are ready to enter the job market - Styled for Success!

The purpose of Styled for Success is to enable eligible students to purchase professional attire for job interviews with a “clothing award” of up to $250. The program offers monetary support for NCCU students, who because of financial constraints, would not be in the position to purchase appropriate professional attire for an interview. Such interviews could be for an internship, graduate school interview, student teaching placement, or full-time employment opportunity.

For more information about Styled for Success, please contact Catrina DosReis.