Career Fairs at University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Career Center

Bradley Hamilton Merritt, Director of Career Services

Welcome to the University of North Carolina at Pembroke Career Center

The Career Center provides comprehensive career services to all University of North Carolina at Pembroke undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni. Our goal is to provide high-quality career development programs that are customized to students’ developmental and professional needs. To reach these goals, we provide core services including:

  • One-on-one advising appointments with career advisors
  • Career assessments for students exploring majors and career paths
  • Resources to help with your career exploration and planning process
  • Curated resources for students from specific populations
  • Handshake, a career management platform with thousands of internship and job postings
  • Hundreds of career events aimed at exploring fields and connecting with alumni and employers
  • 12+ in-person or virtual career fairs, allowing you to network with employers that hire Braves
  • On-campus interviewing program, connecting you with employers both in-person & virtually
  • Customized classroom workshops aimed at integrating career development into curricula
  • Career presentations for student organizations

The UNCP Career Center is a lifelong partnership and whether you are interested in selecting the right major, exploring career fields and industries, looking for a part-time job or internship, preparing for an interview, or networking with alumni and employers, our team of dedicated professionals is here to help you.

Please know that the Career Center offers 24-hour resources, face-to-face, and virtual counseling appointments, opportunities to attend programs and events in-person, on-demand, and virtually, and extended office hours. The Career Center team looks forward to connecting with you in the near future. 

Kind Regards,

Bradley Hamilton Merritt, Director of Career Services 

Jesse Cole Networking Meet and Greet October 12, 2021

Networking Meet and Greet: Jesse Cole 

Entrepreneur, Owner of Savannah Bananas, Featured On MSNBC, CNN, ESPN 

October 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm 

Career Center Suite 221 University Center 

Jesse Cole, his teams have welcomed more than one million fans to their ballparks and have been featured on MSNBC, CNN, ESPN, and Entrepreneur Magazine. 
The Bananas have been awarded Organization of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Business of the Year, and won the CPL Championship in their first year.  Fans First Entertainment has been featured on the INC 5000 lists as one of the fastest-growing companies in America.
The Savannah Bananas currently have sold out every game since their first season and have a waiting list in the thousands for tickets.
Jesse released his first book “Find Your Yellow Tux – How to Be Successful by Standing Out” in January of 2018 with a World Book Tour…at Epcot. 
Cole has been featured on over 500 podcasts and is an in-demand keynote speaker all over the country sharing the Fans First Experience on how to stand out, be different and create raving fans of both customers and employees. 

Upcoming Events

Virtual Government Career Fair

Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
12:00PM to 2:00PM
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Career Lab: Business Etiquette

Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
5:00PM to 6:00PM
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Career Resource Demo: Glassdoor and Indeed

Monday, Oct 25, 2021
8:00AM to 9:00AM
https://uncp.webex.com/uncp/onstage/g.php?PRID=77e44c079e473c28981a5eae51bd9903

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Resiliency Series: Network Impact (5. Perspective)

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
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Career Lab: Jumpstart Your Career and Internship Search

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
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Panel: Careers in Mass Communication and Journalism

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
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Career Excursion: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Thursday, Oct 28, 2021
2:00PM to 4:00PM
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

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Resume & Cover Letter Drop in

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021
12:00PM to 2:00PM
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Resiliency Series: Next Steps: Communicating Your Plan (Mock Interview)

Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021
12:30PM to 1:30PM
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Virtual Education Career Fair

Friday, Nov 5, 2021
12:00PM to 2:00PM
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Truist Leadership Institute

Friday, Nov 5, 2021
2:30PM to 9:30PM
UC 208

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Leading from the Bottom

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021
6:00PM to 7:00PM
UC, Room 208

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Teamwork In The Workplace

Tuesday, Nov 16, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
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Business Toolkit: Teamwork, Collaboration, Critical Thinking

Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021
4:00PM to 5:00PM
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Business Toolkit: Global and Intercultural Fluency

Thursday, Dec 2, 2021
4:00PM to 5:00PM
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Business Toolkit: Professionalism and Work Ethic

Friday, Dec 3, 2021
4:00PM to 5:00PM
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