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Programs and Workshops

Special Workshops

Experience anxiety over making a decision about your career path? Not sure how to get started. Then stop by the Career Minute Clinic to get a “career check-up” to make sure your on the right track, and get a prescribed quick action plan on how to move forward. Career Minute Clinics are offered once a semester, so please check the semester calendar of events.

Career Ready Fest: Get Career Ready! Career Ready Fest features  extreme resume makeover and speed interviewing in one event.  Employers will conduct resume reviews and mock interviews to help you get prepared for your internship and full-time job search.  Here's your chance to speak with hiring managers on how you fair in the job search process.  Please visit Eagle Career Network for our next event.

Professional Development Network Conference: This half day event features workshops led by industry experts and employers that students can choose from to strengthen professional skills. Over 100 NCCU students attend PDN conferences. Check Eagle Career Network for the next conference event, or your academic department for a professional development network conference in your fields.

Special Programs

Certified Internship Program (CIP):  Structure your community service hours as an unpaid internship to build valuable career development skills, and add value to your resume.  To structure your community service hours as an internship, contact Shannon Keith.

Career Eagle Officer (CEO) Program:  Work alongside career center staff in this dynamic internship program providing career advice and peer support to students seeking jobs and internships.  CEOs have a first look at new internships and jobs, and receive a $250 clothing stipend for professional attire.  Please contact Shannon Keith for more information.

Eagle G.R.O.W Program: Eagle Guided Reflection On Work (G.R.O.W) allows students to connect skills from their part-time job on campus with their career field of interest or classroom studies.  The skills learned in this program allow students to better articulate job duties and development during future interviews.  Ask if your supervisor is participating in the Eage GROW program so that you have guided reflection talks on your work on campus.

NC Governor's HBCU Internship Initiative: NCCU is one of 9 HBCUs partnered with the NC Governor's office to offer 6-8 paid internships at fortune 500 companies with the North Carolina.  Students earn $15/hr over 8 weeks in the summer, in addition to a $1000 housing stipend.  For more information, please contact Shannon Keith.

NCCU Peace Corp Prep Program:  NCCU students have the chance to earn an international education certificate through select course work and a service learning project on campus.  The certification is issued through the US Peace Corp, and puts students in at competitive advantage to work abroad with the US Peace Corp.  For more information, or to sign up, please contact Catrina DosReis.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Leadership Institute

The Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute selects 300 academic stellar students from HBCUs across the country for an all expense paid trip to Washington D.C to network with top corporations hiring for jobs and internships. The conference also features career skill workshops conducted by industry experts, small business CEOs, and sponsoring corporations. NCCU students that have participated in the past received offers from companies such as MillerCoors, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Altria, WalMart, Wells Fargo, and Hershey. Check the on-campus interview schedule to be consider for the next leadership institute.  for more information, please contact Catrina DosReis.

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