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Careers and Employers

From their first day on campus till long after they leave, Poole College helps students and graduates pursue lifelong career success by connecting them with employers who share their ambition.

Prepared for a Lifetime of Success

Rewarding careers start with more than just finding a job. At Poole College, we take a holistic, hands-on approach to career development, ensuring that students can match their talents and goals with meaningful work in the ever-changing world of business.

Poole College graduates are prized by leading employers because they hit the ground running. We partner closely with some of the world’s best companies to meet their needs — and forge lasting ties that benefit everyone.

We invite top employers to connect with our exceptional talent pool through the Career Center — your one-stop shop for recruiting future business leaders.

Vikas Anand

Vikas Anand

Associate Dean of Academic Programs

About the Career Center

Our dedicated career staff work alongside every student to help them find their place, harness their strengths and make a lasting impact in the jobs they want. Learn more about who we are, the ways we can help and how to get in touch.

15:1 Return on Investment

For every dollar they spend as students, alumni of Poole’s undergraduate programs receive $15.35 in incremental lifetime earnings annually — the highest among UNC System schools
(The University of North Carolina System study, 2023)

The First Place Employers Look

At Poole College, our career-focused approach ensures all our graduates can leverage analytics, identify emerging trends and make strategic decisions with confidence. As a business school at a top STEM university, our curriculum is data-driven from day one — and we make sure insights and theory are backed up by real-world experience.

The goal is to produce graduates who can start strong, adapt fast and thrive in a changing world. No surprise, those are the same skills sought by leading companies. That’s why we’re the partner of choice for industry, and where they start tackling tomorrow’s problems.

The students that we get are just outstanding … I’d say it’s our No. 1 source of candidates.

Stephen Reader

Managing Partner, KPMG