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You Belong Here

You Belong Here

Our Employee Value Proposition

At NC State, our employee value proposition aims to create an ecosystem of meaningful work opportunities that align with Wolfpack 2030: Powering the Extraordinary, NC State’s strategic plan, and that provide an accepting and dynamic culture, opportunities for personal growth and professional development, and programs to support your busy life. Simply put, we want you to achieve your highest potential at work.

The Foundation of Your Career Starts Here

Click on the blocks below to learn more about why you belong at NC State.

The statue of Kay Yow reaches a wolf hand into the sky from the side of Reynolds Coliseum in the direction of the Talley student center. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Your Career Building Blocks

Your Purpose, Impact and Passion – Your Community and Culture
Your Development and Lifelong Learning – Your Life, Health and Well-being

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Learn more about our university’s core values and guiding principals.

NC State Mission, Vision and Values

Mission Driven

As a research-extensive land-grant university, North Carolina State University is dedicated to excellent teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and engagement with public and private partners. By uniting our strength in science and technology with a commitment to excellence in a comprehensive range of disciplines, NC State promotes an integrated approach to problem-solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world.

A Clear Vision

As a preeminent public research university, NC State University will be increasingly recognized nationally and internationally for its innovation in education, research, scholarship and engagement that solves the world’s most critical challenges. NC State will be known as a diverse, equitable and inclusive community that has a transformative impact on society and advances the greater good.

Values to Work By

Consistent with our mission and vision, NC State affirms these core values that direct our actions and align our decision-making with the best interests of the Wolfpack community:


Join The ‘Pack!

At NC State, your work can change the world. Come join a university that creates economic, societal and intellectual prosperity.

NC State’s inaugural Juneteenth Celebration of freedom day focused on community, rest and celebration. Faculty, staff, and students gathered at Harris Field at the Witherspoon Student Center. Photo by Marc Hall