Welcome to Career Exploration!

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.




  • 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).

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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