CALS Career Services
NC State University
107 Patterson Hall
Campus Box 7642
Raleigh, NC 27695
Fall 2010 Issue 3
Wrapping Up the Fall Semester
Hang in there: winter break is on the way! In this edition, we look ahead at exciting spring events and provide suggestions for using winter break to your advantage in the career search. We also spend time getting to know Teaching Assistant Professor Dr. Frederick Parker and hearing about his passion for teaching here at NC State.
CALS Career Expo 2010: An Overwhelming Success
With record-breaking attendance, our Expo was a big hit!
October 28, 2010 was a great day at NC State: not only did the Wolfpack football team prevail against Florida State, but our CALS Career Expo was extremely successful for students and employers alike.
Maybe you’ve heard it before, but we’d like to remind you: these days agriculture is more than just farming! There are so many different and intricate aspects of agriculture. So many that you could find yourself aiding in agricultural efforts without knowing it! Here’s a quick overview of just how many opportunities lie within the agriculture industry, some you may have never considered.
Learn more about Dr. Parker and hear his valuable tips!
Our Faculty Spotlight for this edition is Dr. Frederick Parker. The CALS Career Services staff spent some time getting to know more about Dr. Parker. Read on to learn what brought him to NC State and to hear his words of wisdom for students and alumni.
Ahhh, the joys of winter break: no papers to write, no presentations to prepare, more time for sleeping and indulging in holiday treats.Enjoy your break, but make sure you use the down time to your advantage by staying focused on your career goals.Winter break is the perfect time to get organized and recharge your job search and networking efforts.Here are some helpful tips to keep you on track.
Why spend your Spring Break being bored, wasting time or money? You could be making valuable connections, figuring out what you want to do with your life, and setting yourself up for a great summer internship! CALS Career Services will be selecting sophomore and junior students to participate in 2-day formal job shadowing opportunities with successful professionals in career fields related to their majors and interests.