Representatives from the CareerDevelopment Center at North Carolina State University will host a virtualcareer summit connecting employers with college students and recent graduatesfrom across the state who are on the autism spectrum. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) from Fayetteville StateUniversity (FSU) are invited to participate in the event, which is being heldon Friday, October 9th, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. During the careersummit, students with ASD will gain invaluable information and interview withpotential employers.
FSU’s Autism Advisory Council is a part of the North Carolina Higher EducationCollaborative (NCHEC). NCHEC is a consortium of universities and colleges inNorth Carolina dedicated to creating equity in the availability, access, andquality of paid degree-related internships for North Carolina students whoidentify as autistic.
For additional information about the North Carolina Career Summit, pleasecontact: Dr. Nicole Anthony, assistant professor of special education in theDepartment of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades Reading, and SpecialEducation, at [email protected].
About Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institutionof The University of North Carolina System and the second-oldest institution ofhigher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU is ahistorically black university offering degrees at the baccalaureate, master’s,and doctoral levels. With more than 6,700 students, Fayetteville StateUniversity is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. To learn moreabout Fayetteville State University, visit www.uncfsu.edu.