Office of Career Services

February 2024 Newsletter


The Office of Career Services looks forward to assisting you with all your career development needs during this spring 2024 semester.

We have more than 20,000 career opportunities in Handshake and employers seeking to recruit you.

We also offer exclusive employer engagement events and on-campus interviewing.

To learn more, visit Handshake at

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Career fair file photoGet READY for the upcoming Spring Career Fairs in February:

  • *H.E.A.T. & Social Sciences Career Fair

*Humanities/Health, Education, Arts, The Undecided and Social Science majors

Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Center Deese Ballroom and Alumni-Foundation Event Center

  • *STEM & Business Career Fair

*Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Business majors

Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Student Center Deese Ballroom and Alumni-Foundation Event Center

PLEASE NOTE: Both fairs extend their invitation to students from all academic disciplines.

Register online here:


Resume drive flyerReady to level up your career game? Come to our Résumé Drive, happening Tuesday, Feb. 6, through Thursday, Feb. 8, in Murphy Hall, Suite 101, or virtually via Zoom. Sessions will be from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. each day.

Here’s your chance to help get your résumé revamped by top industry recruiters from our awesome employer network. Plus, you can hone your 30-second elevator pitch skills to impress at the Spring Career Fairs.

We’ll have food trucks and giveaways waiting for you, while supplies last.

This event is open to all majors and classifications – whether you’re a first-year student or a soon-to-be graduate.

Coming in person? Don’t forget to bring your résumé, preferably on paper.

Joining online? Have your digital résumé ready to share.

See you there!

  • When: Tuesday, Feb. 6, through Thursday, Feb. 8
  • Time: From 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. each day
  • Where: Murphy Hall Suite 101 and on Zoom

Register here:


JCPenney Suit Up event flyerThe JCPenney Suit Up event has returned in time for this year’s spring career fairs and networking events. This year, it will take place Monday, Feb. 12, from 5 to 8 p.m. at JCPenney in Four Seasons Mall.

Students who attend can receive up to 50% off select business wear, shoes and other professional accessories.

Shop for the latest career wear, shoes, jewelry, handbags, luggage and more.

Salon services are available at JCPenney Salon, where new clients receive 20% off their service.

Get professional headshots starting at $29.99 at JCPenney Portrait Center. Schedule your session at

Register in advance online at


The Office of Career Services at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University wants to extend a special thank you to our presidential and executive level sponsors.

Presidential sponsors include Bank of America, Carrier, Chick-fil-A, Chobani, Corning, Ingredion, John Deere, Nike, Norfolk Southern, Rocket Companies, SSCI, T.E. Connectivity, Watts Water, and Wells Fargo.

Executive sponsors include ABB, Alex Lee, Farm Credit , Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Kerry, Kontoor Brands, Progressive, Schneider Electric, Spirax Sarco, Unity Technologies, and Williams.

Partner sponsors include Apple, Cigna, Daiichi Sankyo, Dell Technologies, Deutsche Bank, HB Fuller, Ingevity, Moody Shared Services, Mutual of Omaha, NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center East, Plexus, Shell, and Xylem.

OCS offers sponsors many opportunities to make student connections, as well as increase campus visibility and engagement to build their brand.

These sponsorship packages help maximize the companies’ recruiting strategy and connect students with potential employers.

For more information about sponsorships, visit