Career Development

NC State supports employees by empowering, strengthening, and inspiring them to reach their full potential both personally and professionally. The University strives to build a true learning organization where employees have access to professional development opportunities that help them grow their careers at NC State.

Internal Training and Certificate Programs

NC State offers a diverse curriculum of internal training opportunities for employees. Course topics include everything from effective writing and communication skills to business ethics to time management. The University also offers a range of technical training courses, designed to develop skills across a variety of software. Classes are offered in person and online throughout the year. More information on NC State’s training program can be found here.

Tuition Assistance

In addition to internal training, qualified NC State employees can waive tuition and fees for up to three courses each academic year.   This program is available for use at any campus in the University of North Carolina system, a full list of UNC system campuses can be found here. The Tuition Waiver Program is managed by NCSU’s Cashier’s Office, more information on eligibility and processes can be found on the Cashier’s Office website.