Office of Career Development

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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 enrolled students with overall career planning that 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 utilize the Career Development office for the following:

Grants and Fellowships

Workshop: How Artists Can Leverage LinkedIn

March 3, 2021, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (A two-part workshop. You can attend one or both sessions.)

  • Part 1, 11-11:45 a.m.: Why You Should Have a LinkedIn Profile

Part 1 of the workshop introduces LinkedIn to students. This introduction will cover LinkedIn basics and recommended resources. Part 1 is designed for those without a LinkedIn account, but all are welcome to attend.

  • Part 2, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: How to Make the Most of your LinkedIn Profile

Part 2 of the workshop will highlight strategies for actively engaging in the LinkedIn network. Part 2 is designed for those with a LinkedIn account, but all are welcome to attend.

To register, contact careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu.

Workshop: Grant Writing 

March 24, 2021, noon-1 p.m.

This Introduction to Grant Writing workshop is intended to help students develop skills in grant writing and reporting. This is highly recommended for students intending to apply for a Career Development Grant

To register, contact careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu.

Workshop: Transferable Skills

April 14, 2021, noon-1 p.m.

This workshop is for students who are interested in exploring how to translate arts-skills for a basic resume.

To register, contact careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu.

Basic (non-arts) Resume/Cover Letter Review Sessions by Zoom

Email careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu to set up an online individual coaching 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 online assessment and meet with a MBTI-certified staff member for interpretation of results, by appointment.

Email careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu to schedule an online individual coaching session.

Contacts

Email
careerdevelopment@uncsa.edu

Location
Teaching and Learning Center (above the Library Café)