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CCPD Career Studio and Mural

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

Resume Writing Internship Searching
Cover Letter Writing Career/Major Counseling
Interview Preparation General Career Questions (other)
Job Searching Graduate School Preparation
DegreePlus Personal Statements



Depending on the subject, appointments are 30-60 minutes long with a trained career professional. Traditionally, these appointments can be in-person, over the phone, or virtually through Zoom software. We also offer evening appointments on weeknights. Our office is located in Reid 150. Our entrance faces the metered parking lot, Lot #30, beside the paid parking lot.

Students may make in-person or virtual appointments, as well as come in during drop-in hours over break. The CCPD will be open through Friday, December 22, 2023 and will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024. We look forward to supporting you!


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

Career Studio

The Center for Career and Professional Development has created a space for students and alumni to drop-in and work on their application materials, obtain answers to your career questions, and receive feedback from trained professionals. Come visit us Monday - Friday 12:00pm - 4:00pm in Reid 150 during the academic year (Summer sessions are by appointment only). The Career Studio can be used for:

  • Resume or Cover Letter Development Review
  • Interviewing Tips
  • Job/internship Search Strategies
  • LinkedIn Advice and Creation
  • Personal Statement and Graduate School Application
  • Guided Major and Career Research

For more information on any of the following services, please contact the Center for Career and Professional Development.

How to Find Us

The Center for Career and Professional Development is located in Reid 150. Our entrance faces the small, metered Lot #30 beside the residence hall construction. Be sure to use our entrance instead of cutting through the Reid building. You will be greeted upon entering our office and can check in for your appointment or be guided to the Career Studio. 

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