Welcome to the Career Exploration Office!

The Career Exploration Office, a division of the Career Development Center, guides students in pursuing majors and careers consistent with their interests, skills, values, and personalities. Through career counseling, self-assessment, and exploration students discover themselves. With this self-discovery students learn how they fit in a variety of career and life settings in the global economy and community.


Major and Career Exploration Workshops

Register for Strong Interest Inventory workshops to discover how your interests fit into majors and careers.

Register for MBTI workshops to discover how your personality fits into majors and careers. 


  • ATTEND an AppState, regional or national professional organization workshop and/or conference within your major.
  • UTILIZE careergear.appstate.edu to sign up for on campus interviews and search for jobs.
  • RESEARCH company and organization information for your field via Career Gear.
  • UPDATE resume to include internship, volunteer, leadership, involvement, part time work and professional organizations.
  • ATTEND Career Development Center information sessions, workshops and career fairs.
  • MAKE a list of references/professional contacts you have made through internships, volunteering, professional organizations, or part time jobs.
  • RESEARCH and conduct site visits to graduate programs.
  • TAKE graduate school admissions test (if applicable).
  • APPLY to graduate school (if applicable).

Outreach Request Form

Schedule an Appointment Online

Schedule an Appointment

Call (828) 262-2029
or stop by our office
Room 216 in PSU



Division of career dev

Contact Us

Rm. 216, Plemmons Student Union
263 Locust Street
Boone , NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-2029

Email: CareerExplorationOffice@appstate.edu