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Student Guidance

Resumes & Cover Letters

How to Write a Resume | Writing a Cover Letter | First Year Student Resumes  | Student Athlete Resume

Student Leader Resume | Effective Resume | Using Action Verbs | Resume Objectives

Curriculum Vitae | Seasoned Resume: Education

Using Social Media 

Building a LinkedIn Profile | Using Social Media to Find a Job

Preparing For An Interview

Dress for Success Interviewing


Informational Interviewing

Internship & Job Search Strategies

Internships | Job Search Strategies | Finding a Part-time Job

Going to Graduate School 

Preparing for Graduate School

Schedule an appointment with Graduate Career Services Coordinator, Kent Williams

Career Spot Videos

All videos on resumes, job search, networking and more

Career Preparation Programs & Services

Clutch Closet:  Thanks to donations from corporations and NCCU Alumni, the NCCU Career Center houses brand new and gently used professional attire for NCCU students.  If you are seeking assistance with clothing for an upcoming job interview, class presentation, or professional conference, please schedule an appointment with the Career Center to visit the Clutch Closet. Preference will be given to students that complete the three workshop minimum requirement to gain access. For more information, please contact Shannon Keith.

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 check Eagle Career Network for our next event.

Extreme Resume Makeover

Want feedback from employers on how your resume will fair in the market place? Then attend Resume Makeover and meet with an employer to get a 15-minute critique. Students leave with a rubric on what areas of their resume to work on. Please check Eagle Career Network for our next event.

Virtual Practice Interviews: Big Interview

Career Services is currently partnered with Big Interview to allow students to participate in mock interviews anytime, anywhere. Record your video mock interview and get feedback from a Career Services Staff member.  Visit our nccu big interview site and create an account to get started.

Professional Development Network Conference

The professional development network conference is a half day event featuring workshops that students can choose from to strengthen professional skills. Workshops are typically led by industry experts and employers so that students have an inside advantage on skills and qualifications in demand for jobs and internships. Over 100 NCCU students attend PDN conferences. Check the calendar for our next conference event, or your academic department for a professional development network conference in your field.  Please contact Christy Dunston for more information

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