Submit a Blog Post

We’d like to invite current students and alumni of Appalachian State University to share their career advice on our blog.  

Alumni : Have you found a great job?  Do you have a success story or a cautionary tale that you’d like to share?

Students: Have you had meaningful internship experience?  Do you have any words of wisdom for others students seeking internships?

Please follow the steps below to submit your blog post.

  1. Check out our blog at appstatecareercenter.wordpress.com
  2. Choose a format and tell us your story.  Below are some prompt questions to encourage thought and ideas for your blog post.  Some of our bloggers choose to use the Q&A format, others choose to simply tell their story and offer some advice.  Choose any format that you see fit.
  3. Type your story in a Word document.  Blogs ranging from 500-1000 words are best.
  4. Email the document to Stacey Huffman at HuffmanSL2@appstate.edu
  5. If you would like us to include a web link to your organization, please include the link in your email.
  6. Pictures add a personal touch to the blog! We encourage you to attach a picture of yourself in the email.
  7. Smile, you are providing valuable advice and inspiration for App State students!

Prompts for Alumni:  Feel free to use any or all of the below prompts to write your blog post.

Tell us a bit about your experience at Appalachian State?  What is your major?  When did you graduate?  How were you involved on campus?

What are you doing today?

Can you tell us about your first job search?

What experiences have best prepared you for your current professional role?

What is next for you?

What do you know now that you wish you knew as a student?

What advice do you have for job-seeking students who are pursuing your degree?

Prompts for current students: Feel free to use any or all of the below prompts to write your blog post.

Can you tell us about your internship experience?

What influenced you to apply for this internship position?

How did you acquire this internship?

What aspect of the internship experience did you enjoy the most?

What surprised you about the internship?

What did you learn about yourself?

What is next for you?

What advice do you have for other internship-seeking students in your major?

Questions?  Please email Stacey Huffman at HuffmanSL2@appstate.edu.  Blog submissions will be reviewed for relevance and professionalism before posting.  Please make your blog submissions shine before emailing them!  Thanks.

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