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Kent Williams, Graduate Career Services Coordinator
Kent Williams, Graduate Career Services Coordinator

Going to Graduate School

Going to Graduate School Tip Sheet

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Princeton Review Boot Camps: The Career Center is proud to partner with Princeton Review to offer test taking and study session boot camps to students preparing for the LSAT and GRE.  For more information and upcoming evens, please contact Kent Williams.

Graduate School Fair: This event is typically held during the fall semester for students interested and planning to go to graduate school.  Students can meet with admission representatives recruiting for advance degree programs across a variety of disciplines, including graduate degree programs offered at North Carolina Central University.  For more information, please contact Kent Williams.

PhD Social: Come hear from five or more admission reps about why you should pursue a PhD with their University.  Learn about what it takes to apply to a PhD program, secure funding, balance requirements, and get through dissertation.  For more information, please contact Kent Williams

McNair Scholars Program: The Mc Nair Programs provides undergraduates with the knowledge necessary to achieve and successfully obtain a terminal degree from a Ph.D. or Ed.D. program. This is done through professional development workshops, research experiences, mentoring and advisement programs, and a supportive atmosphere. For more information, please visit the McNair Scholars Program site.

Programs and Services for Graduate Students

Eagle Career Network: Search for jobs, internships, fellowships and more via your Eagle Career Network account powered by Handshake.  Students can also access career resources, sign up for interview days, and schedule appointments.

Career Counseling and Coaching Appointments: Schedule an appointment with Kent Williams, Graduate Career Services Coordinator, through your Eagle Career Network account.

Saturday Drop-In Hours: On the fourth Saturday of each semester, graduate students can drop-in to the Career Center to get assistance with resume, job search, and interviewing strategies.  Please see website and Eagle Career Network for Saturday Drop-in dates and hours.

Awato:  Register an account with Awato to take a free online career assessment through the NCCU Career Center.   Awato is a great way to revisit your career choices, investigate career options, and ensure you are on the right path.  Students are encouraged to review results with the Graduate Career Services Coordinator, Kent Williams.

Big Interview:  Practice your interviewing strategies via free virtual mock interview service offered through the NCCU Career Center.  

Graduate Professional Day:  Calling all Graduate Students! NCCU Career Center is proud to sponsor a day for graduate students to take professional headshots, receive resume reviews, work on LinkedIn accounts and more. For more information, please contact Kent Williams.  

Graduate Networking Nights:  The NCCU Career Center is proud to partner with American Underground to host networking nights for graduate students interested in working with local start-ups and tech companies. Form more information, please contact Kent Williams.

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