Career Development – Students and Alumni

Who we are:

The Office of Career Development strives to offer students and alumni a variety of high-quality career development opportunities to include academic and career counseling, self-assessment instruments and interpretation, job search resources, educational programs and events, a virtual job searching and recruiting platform, and networking opportunities.

Services for Students & Alumni

  • Resume, Cover Letter, Interview Preparation, and Mock Interview Help
  • 1-on-1 Career Counseling
  • Career and Major Exploration
  • Graduate and Professional School Advising
  • Networking Information
  • Job Searching Help
  • Access to Handshake, UMO’s own online job board
  • Drop-in Hours:  Tuesday & Wednesday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (No appointment needed)

Make an Appointment with a Career Counselor

Current Students – Starfish

Alumni – Handshake

Upcoming Career Development Events

  • Resumania & Career Closet Pop-Up Shop
    Thursday, February 9th 9 am – 4 pm
    Henderson 109A (Career Development Office)
    Stop by and get your resume reviewed AND pick up 2 FREE professional attire items!
  • ENCCA Career Fair
    Wednesday, February 15th 10 am – 2 pm
    McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC
    The Eastern North Carolina Career Alliance (ENCCA) invites you to participate in our annual Career Fair to be held at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, NC on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Students and alumni from the following institutions are invited to participate: Barton College, Campbell University, Methodist University, North Carolina Wesleyan University, Saint Augustine’s University, Shaw University, University of Mount Olive, and William Peace University. Students and alumni from other NC independent colleges and universities are also welcome.
  • Career and Internship Fair
    Thursday, February 23, 2023 12-4 pm
    Kornegay Arena
    Over 50 Employers from various industries across the state and region will be in attendance hiring for internships, full-time jobs, part-time jobs, and networking with students. 


Caroline Carter
Director of Career Development
(919) 658-7750