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Career Resources Guide

The Career Resources Guide is a comprehensive resource packed with easy to read information on career preparation topics such as writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking, interview preparation, making the most of a career fair, dining etiquette, and more.  We call it our career prep playbook.  Use the contents sections below for guidance.

Career Resources Guide: Job Searching, Interviewing, and Etiquette

Job SearchingInterviewingEtiquette
Campus Recruiting CycleJob Interviewing In BriefProfessional Etiquette
Develop Your Elevator Pitch11 Tips for a Successful InterviewDining Out
Job Search Strategies & Tapping into the Hidden Job MarketQuestions Asked by Employers
Getting the Most Out of a Career FairQuestions to Ask Employers
Ethics & the Art of Negotiating an OfferWhat Happens During the Interview?
Choosing Between Job OffersAre You Ready for a Behavioral Interview
Reneging A Job OfferDress to Impress
Succeeding in the InternshipPoole Attire Guide
Superday Interviews


ePACK is the campus-wide career information management system to begin your search for jobs and internships.  Browse for hundreds of national and international job postings for all campus majors and concentration areas. Create a profile, upload your resume, and set up a job search agent.  Students will also use ePACK to apply for campus interviews and RSVP for campus career events.


Vault is the world’s leading resource of career intelligence and makes it infinitely easier and more efficient to research industries, employers and professions.  Use it to learn more about accounting, banking, consulting, and hundreds of other career paths.  Download career and interviewing guides for advertising, finance, IT, investment banking, law and many more.  Review Vault’s extensive research and rankings on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs where you will find their rankings of the best internships in accounting, consulting, financial services, technology, and more.


CareerShift is an easy to use online tool to organize and conduct a targeted job search.  Search and store job postings, compile lists of companies and contacts, upload company targeted resumes and correspondence, and set up job email campaigns.  Access CareerShift through your ePACK home page.


Interested in working abroad?  GoinGlobal is an online database containing country-specific career and employment information, company profiles for key international employers, and thousands of international internship and job listings.  International students at NC State will find the list of US companies who have employed individuals on an H-1B visa in the past 12 months helpful.  Access GoinGlobal through your ePACK home page.