UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

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UNC Business Essentials

Ready to help your student succeed after college? Check out some of the following articles for tips:

Here are articles and blog posts with tips and suggestions for successful career searches:

And here are some articles that highlight trends in the employment market:

The UNC University Career Services website and blog are also great resources for both parents and students. Highlights include:

  • The Basics of Social Networking – LinkedIn.com, Twitter.com, and Facebook.com are three social networking sites that can be used to keep you informed of trends and news, to serve as a place to source jobs and internships, and to expand your network. Read on for a description of and key tips for each site.
  • Nothing but NETworking – If you use Facebook or Twitter, you are already networking. It’s time to consider adding LinkedIn as a networking site in order to improve your professional networking efforts. This tip and several others are covered in a blog post from UNC’s University Career Services site.
  • Interviewing Basics – Just the thought of interviewing for a job, internship, or fellowship can make many students extremely nervous.  The guidelines on this page will help you understand what employers are looking for in an interview and also has several helpful handouts to help you through this process.
  • Job Search Strategy - Finding that first job after completing your degree takes a lot of time and commitment. The students who are most successful employ a consistent, but flexible, strategy that involves taking the right actions at the right time.  Read on for help in setting a solid job  search strategy.
  • Netiquette: Exploring Email Etiquette – Differentiate yourself from the masses by communicating effectively and appropriately in all your email communications. Follow the five guidelines outlined in this article

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Tuition

The UNC Business Essentials program costs $2,000 through December 31, 2014.