Office of Career Development

Current Students
Office of Career Development

The Office of Career Development at UNCSA helps prepare our students for a successful transition from school to professional careers. It provides students with assistance with their overall career planning and supplements the career advice provided by the arts school faculty. Students should consult with their individual arts school faculty members for career guidance in their specific fields and visit the Career Development office for information on the following resources:

Grants and Fellowships

Drop-in Basic (non-arts) Resume/Cover Letter Review Sessions

Note: In-person meetings are suspended; email to set up an online session

Grant Writing Workshops 

Introduction to Grant Writing workshops are held in the fall semester to help students develop skills in grant writing and reporting. This is highly recommended for students intending to apply for a Career Development Grant. Fall 2020 workshops:

  • noon-1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16
  • 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21
  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9
  • 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12

Contact to register for a session and for more information. 

Transferable Skills Workshop

For students who are interested in exploring how to translate arts-skills for a basic resume, individual coaching sessions are offered.

Email to schedule an online session.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment and Interpretation 

Learn your personality preferences and how they can enhance your individual development, academic and artistic studies, collaborations and career choices. Take the on-line assessment and meet with a MBTI-certified staff member for interpretation of results, by appointment.

Email to schedule an online session.

Are you career ready?

Download the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Career Readiness Competencies (PDF).


Rebecca Nussbaum

Program Manager
Debby Pyatt


Teaching and Learning Center (above the Library Café)