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Fall 2012, Issue 2
Mid-Semester Advice!
It's already the end of October! Can you believe it? Where has this semester gone? In this month's issue you will find tips on things you could be doing now in your career journey to help you succeed in reaching your goals. Check out how to make a great first impression with some helpful professional style tips from our director and learn how to seal the deal  with a cover letter that stands out! Also, we have a quick review of how to effectively navigate through ePACK,our job and internship database system, to narrow down your job search. Finally, you will gain meaningful advice from this month's young alumni, Bethany Barnes, and from one of our new faculty members, Dr. Vicki Martin!
    Striking the youthful yet professional balance with your image

I have worked with college students from the east and west coasts for a couple of decades. So I've seen lots of fashion trends from the "Friends- Rachel" haircut to the Justin Beiber look, the Kardshian pencil skirt, popped collars, v necks, and midriffs compliments of Brittany Spears.

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   How to Write the Best Cover Letter
    Helpful tips on what you need to make your cover letter stand out
    In Career Services we get a lot of questions about cover letters: What is a cover letter? Do I need to have one? What should I say in my cover letter? How do I make it stand out? These are just a few of the most common ones.   Read More
    Your go-to resource for jobs, resumes, and interviews
    Looking for a job or a safe place to post your resume for various employers in your field to see? Trying to find the perfect internship that will help you gain on the job experience and boost your resume? Need one on one advice with a career counselor? Well ePACK is the perfect resource for you!  Read More
   Young Alumni Spotlight
    Advice from a recent graduate, Bethany Barnes
    CALS Career Services would like to highlight a few of our recent alumni as they share their tips for success, and prove that even in a difficult job market, CALS alumni are thriving and making an impact. Bethany Barnes graduated from NCSU with a degree in Agricultural Business Management in May 2012.  Read More
   Faculty Spotlight-Vicki Martin
    Learn from Dr. Martin's experience!
    Dr. Vicki Martin is new to the team in Academic Programs for the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and she is this issue's Faculty Spotlight! Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina Dr. Martin graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she earned her B.S. in Biological Sciences  Read More
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