Career Development

As a Bryan School Student, you have access to many people ready to help you develop your professional self. Megan Parker, Manager of Career and Professional Development for the Bryan School, focuses on the specific needs and professional goals of graduate students. Megan is here specifically to aid Bryan School Students with professional development, mock interviews, refining resumes, internship searches and career coaching. Contact Megan at mkparker@uncg.edu to set up an appointment.

Be sure to check out the schedule of events for the Bryan School’s Company Spotlights Series! Another great career resource to Bryan Students, these events are an excellent way to learn about organizations and available career or internship openings, as well as network with industry professionals.

Have Questions?

Ms. Megan Parker

Graduate Student Professional Development Specialist
301P mkparker@uncg.edu

Excel Training


Free Excel Prep course offered by the Bryan School for Bryan graduate students. Email bryangpo@uncg.edu with your UNCG username to enroll.

Beginning in January 2018, the Bryan School is also offering an exam for students to take to become an Excel Certified Microsoft Office® Specialist. Being certified by this exam helps students stand out to employers by providing proof of their competence with excel. This exam will be offered 1-2 times per month. Each sitting of the exam will be able to accommodate 24-40 students. Find out more details on exam dates, free practices codes, and additional resources here!

Areas covered:

  • Working with cells and ranges
  • Formatting worksheets
  • Formulae
  • Functions
  • Charts and Pivot Tables
  • External Data (importing and exporting)
  • Macros

Other Excel Resources


Corporate Finance Institute’s Excel Crash Course for Finance Professionals – The ultimate Excel crash course for finance professionals. Learn all the Excel tips, tricks, shortcuts, formulas and functions you need for financial modeling in this free online course.

Lynda.com from LinkedIn

Microsoft Office 365 @ UNCG

UNCG’s Information Technology Services (ITS) has made Microsoft Office 365 available to all current UNCG students. Visit this page to set up your access!

Quantitative Resources


Open Intro Statistics, 3rd Edition

There is a free PDF download available, varied low prices for hard copies.

Business Research Methods by Dr. Sue Greener

Chapter 6 – Quantitative Research Methods: Collecting and Analyzing Quantitative Data

Harvard Business Publishing Online Courses

$20 Regression Section, $150 for Full Online Course