Former App State Athlete Shares Career Advice

Check out this guest blog post from former App State football player, Drew Stewart!  Thanks for sharing with us, Drew! My experience at Appalachian State was a very good one.  I enjoyed being a part of a great university that provided me with the tools to be successful in the classroom and in the real…

Don’t Discount the Extracurricular Activities!

Today’s guest blogger, Appalachian State University alumnus Elliott Kimball, shares his post-graduation journey and reminds students that it’s not just inside the classroom where growth and development occurs! Tell us a bit about your experience at Appalachian State? What is your major? When did you graduate? How were you involved on campus? Appalachian was the…

Outdoor Jobs Fair Leads to Incredible Summer Experiences

Today’s guest blogger is Junior Recreation Management student, Weston Lawrence!  Weston attended the Outdoor Jobs Fair last year and was able to line up this amazing summer job at Camp Lurecrest.  Camp Lurecrest will be attending this year’s Outdoor Jobs Fair along with 60+ other camps, resorts, and parks on Wednesday, February 18th.  Be sure…

Rec Management Major Shares Summer Internship Experience with SOAR

Emily Harris is currently a senior at Appalachian State majoring in Recreation Management with a minor in Special Education.  Read below to see how she was able to find an internship that combined her love for the outdoors with her desire to work with children with special needs.  My internship was working as part of…

App State Alum Shares Valuable Advice for Current Students

App State grad Leah Thompson shares with us what life looks like after graduation.  From world traveler to academic advisor, check out Leah’s post-grad experience and her advice to current ASU students below.  Enjoy! Tell us a bit about your experience at Appalachian State? What is your major? When did you graduate? How were you…

ASU Grad Student Discusses Accounting Internships

Today’s blog post is written by one of the Career Development Center’s Career Information Officers, Christopher Carpenter, who interviewed an accounting graduate student here at Appalachian.  Enjoy her insights on internships and general career advice! Today I’ll be writing about my interview with Grace Uzenski, an accounting graduate student at Appalachian State University. Grace received…

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones into Meetings

We live in a world where no one can go anywhere without their phone.  But, when it comes to your career, there are definitely times you should think twice before carrying your phone into certain professional settings.  You may not think anyone notices you checking your device, but trust me, it is noticed. This article…

Hospitality and Tourism Management Major Details Internship experience at Westglow Resort

Today’s blog is written by one of the Career Development Center’s Career Information Officers, Christopher Carpenter. Christopher recently interviewed Caitlyn Colo, one of App State’s Hospitality and Tourism Management majors who details her summer internship and gives great career advice to fellow students. Enjoy! I recently interviewed Caitlyn Colo, a student majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management,…

From Sustainable Development to AmeriCorps: A Former ASU Student Shares Her Story

Today’s guest blogger is Anna Zanetti, a recent graduate of Appalachian State University. Below, Anna shares her experiences as sustainable development major and communications minor and now working for AmeriCorps. Anna also discusses the importance of planning your future and looking for internship opportunities while in college. Enjoy reading her story! Tell us a bit…