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Center for Career and Professional Development

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The Center for Career and Professional Development offers counseling appointments for the following services:

Resume Writing Social Media Branding
Cover Letter Writing Career/Major Counseling
Interview Preparation General Career Questions (other)
Job Searching Graduate School Preparation
Internship Searching  

Appointments are 45 minutes long with a trained career professional. These appointments can be in-person, over the phone, or virtually through Skype for Business software. We also offer in-person appointments at Biltmore Park in Asheville, NC one afternoon/evening per week. 


Alumni can schedule their appointments by calling the Career Center at 828.227.7133.

Drop-in Appointments

The Center for Career and Professional Development also offers DROP-IN HOUR service which are 15 minute appointments offered Monday - Friday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm. These appointments are staffed by our trained Peer Career Mentor team and are useful for those students or alumni who have (1) never written a resume/cover letter before or (2) have already had a draft of their resume/cover letter reviewed by a career professional. Drop-In Hours should not be used as a substitute for a 45 minute appointment. Drop-in hours can be used for the following:

  • Resume Review
  • Cover Letter Review
  • Quick Interview Tips and Questions
  • How to use Job Cat 2.0
  • How to use Vault

Virtual Appointments

Off-campus students, graduate students or any student at Biltmore Park, distance learners, alumni, or students at home between sessions can still access all of our services, not just on the website but online in real-time. Please identify in your GradesFirst appointment that you would like a Skype for Business session. Be sure to include your Skype ID. For alumni please call the office at 828-227-7133 to set-up an appointment. 

For more information on any of the following services, please contact Career Services.

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