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 

Networking Meet and Greet with Bakari Sellers

Networking Meet and Greet: Bakari Sellers

Attorney, CNN Political Commentator, Politician 

February 28, 2022 @ 5:00 pm 

Career Center Suite 221 University Center 

Bakari T. Sellers (born September 18, 1984) is an American attorney, political commentator, and politician.

He served in the South Carolina House of Representatives for the 90th District from 2006-2014. Sellers represented South Carolina's 90th district in the lower house of the state legislature from 2006 to 2014, becoming the youngest African American elected official in the country at age 22. He vacated his seat in the South Carolina House of Representatives to run for Lieutenant Governor in 2014 but lost to Henry McMaster. He was succeeded in the House by Justin T. Bamberg.

Sellers is currently a political analyst on CNN. Bakari’s niece is a soccer player at UNCP.

Upcoming Events

Career Breaks: How to Reduce Anxiety and Stress in Interviews

Monday, Jan 24, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Allied Health Career Fair

Thursday, Feb 3, 2022
11:00AM to 2:00PM
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Challenging Negative Thoughts & Anxious Thinking

Monday, Feb 7, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: Hidden Job Market

Monday, Feb 7, 2022
4:00PM to 5:00PM
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Career Lab: Hidden Secrets Fom Job Recruiters

Thursday, Feb 10, 2022
10:00AM to 11:00AM
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Part-Time Job and Vounteer Fair

Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022
11:00AM to 2:00PM
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Career Lab: Social Media Marketing 101

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2022
3:00PM to 4:00PM
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Career Lab: What REALLY Matters for Graduate School Applications

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2022
5:00PM to 6:00PM
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Career Lab: Clear About The Career Journey Ahead

Thursday, Feb 17, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: Job Searches In A Nutshell

Monday, Feb 21, 2022
9:00AM to 10:00AM
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Career Break: How Social Anxiety Can Prevent Career Development

Monday, Feb 21, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: Common Career Misconceptions

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022
2:00PM to 3:00PM
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Meet and Greet: Bakari Sellers

Monday, Feb 28, 2022
5:00PM to 5:30PM
University Center 221

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Virtual STEM, Business, and Communications Open House

Thursday, Mar 3, 2022
11:00AM to 2:00PM
https://uncp.joinhandshake.com

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Career Break: Overcoming Fear to Be Happy in Your Career

Friday, Mar 4, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: Discover Your Ikigal

Monday, Mar 14, 2022
11:00AM to 12:00PM
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Career Lab: How to Properly Fill Out a Job Application

Thursday, Mar 17, 2022
3:00PM to 4:00PM
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Career Break: How to Stay Motivated in Career Development

Friday, Mar 18, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: The Declassified Guide to Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022
10:00AM to 11:00AM
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Career Lab: Setting Yourself Apart

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022
4:00PM to 5:00PM
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Career Lab: The Art of Interviewing

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
University Center 208

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Career Lab: Ways To Convey Your Value

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022
11:00AM to 12:00PM
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Career Break: The Value of Authenticity in the Workplace

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Let's Get Positive! The Importance of Our Character Strengths

Saturday, Apr 2, 2022
12:00PM to 1:00PM
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Career Lab: Ways To Level The Playing Field

Monday, Apr 4, 2022
1:00PM to 2:00PM
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Career Lab: Money Talks: The Financials of Graduation (Financial Readiness/Accepting Your Job Offer)

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2022
10:00AM to 11:00AM
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Career Lab: Career Habits and Mindset

Thursday, Apr 7, 2022
5:00PM to 6:00PM
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Professional Headshot Day

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2022
11:00AM to 7:00PM
University Center 221

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