Accelerate to Industry

Accelerate to Industry

Accelerate to Industry (A2i) is a workforce development program that allows graduate students to explore diverse career paths with our industry partners in the Charlotte region and beyond.  The program offers a variety of modules that teach students how to transfer the skills they’ve acquired in their degree programs to meet the needs and challenges of industry. From one-day company site visits to semester-long team projects, A2i creates a host of meaningful interactions between sponsor companies and top UNC Charlotte graduate students.

A2i Modules

Job Search Strategies

In this 6-week developmental series, experts from industry will provide virtual workshops, career panels, and presentations that will help graduate students from all disciplines prepare for internship and job searches. The curriculum will include such topics as:

  • Pre-interview research on positions and companies
  • Transitioning your academic career to the workplace
  • Negotiations & networking essentials
  • Personal Positioning/Branding: What Makes You Stand Out? What's Your Story? What Makes You Competitive?
2020 UNC Charlotte A2i Job Search Strategies

October 2-November 6, 2020

Fridays, 11:00 AM

2020 Job Search Strategies Partners


Coming soon.


For more information, please contact Dr. Jill Huerta, Director, Center for Graduate Life.