From Art Management to the American Red Cross: ASU Grad Shares Her Story

Today’s guest blogger is Sarah Young, a recent graduate of Appalachian State University. Sarah has taken the time to share her experiences working in art management and now with the American Red Cross.  She also gives advice on working for non-profit organizations. Enjoy! Tell us a bit about your experience at Appalachian State? What is…

Meet Your CEO: Natasha

The Career Development Center has 5 Career Education Officers (CEO’s) who help spread the word about career-related events and services available to students.  The CEO’s are current App State students who have a passion for careers, marketing and social media.  Above all, they want you to find your dream job!  Please take a moment to…

Samantha’s Internship in China

Today’s guest blogger is Samantha Lumpkin.  Samantha is a senior at Appalachian State University, majoring in Appropriate Technology.  She shares with us her summer internship in China and her experience representing AIESEC at ASU. In the summer of 2012 I went on an internship abroad through the non profit organization AIESEC (pronounced eye-sek). I was…

Meet Your CEO: Jateria

The Career Development Center has 5 Career Education Officers (CEO’s) who help spread the word about career-related events and services available to students.  The CEO’s are current App State students who have a passion for careers, marketing and social media.  Above all, they want you to find your dream job!  Please take a moment to…

ASU Grad Details His Experiences Working for Energy Corps

Today’s guest blogger is Michael Daniel, a recent graduate of Appalachian State University. Mike has taken the time to share his former experiences as an Appropriate Technology major while at ASU and how this has led him to his current job, working for Energy Corps.  He offers great advice to current students on the importance…

Zach’s Summer Internship in Brazil

Today’s student blogger, Zach Herman, writes about his summer internship with Outward Bound Brazil.  Zach pursued his dream and was rewarded with an experience of a lifetime.  Enjoy. My name is Zach. I am a super senior studying Recreation management with a concentration in Outdoor experiential education and Inter Disciplinary Studies focusing on the intersections…

Appalachian Grad Shares His Experience Working at Wine to Water

Today’s guest blogger is Josh Elliott, a proud graduate of Appalachian State University. Josh has taken the time to write about his experiences with his job at Wine to Water.  He also offers great advice to current students on the importance of becoming involved in their campus community while in college. Tell us a bit…

Summer Internship Experience at Camp Dogwood

Today’s guest blogger is Katie Kehoe, a senior English major at Appalachian State University.  Katie has taken the time to write about her inspiring summer internship experience.  She also offers her fellow students some sound advice about career exploration.  Enjoy.   In the spring of 2013, I was about to graduate with an English degree….

Summer Internship Experience in Nicaragua

One of our very own Appalachian State students and Global Studies major, Kelsey Wayne, had the great opportunity to work in Nicaragua this past summer.  In this interview, she shares her experiences from Granada and what she learned along the way. Where was your internship position? I worked in Granada, Nicaragua, for 11 weeks during…

Creating A Cover Letter

Are you interested in a new internship, research position, full or part-time job, or applying to graduate school this year, but are not sure where to begin in expressing this interest to a potential employer? Learning to write a great cover letter to a professional or a school is a valuable skill that all students…