Alumni

Career development occurs consistently throughout a lifetime, not just during the college years. Career Connections recognizes that alumni will encounter many opportunities, obstacles and barriers in their career paths and that they may need some assistance evaluating these options and making career-related decisions. Alumni of Texas Woman’s University have free access to Career Connections Center services and resources for life. 

  • First, a TWU alumni email account is needed to access our resources. Click here to get started.
  • With an alumni email address, create an account on TWU Connect/Handshake. TWU Connect (or Handshake) is TWU’s platform for job postings, events, and making appointments with Career Connections staff.  It may take a day or two for the account to be approved, so please contact our office at 940-898-2950 if immediate access is needed.
  • One-on-one career coaching appointments are available with our Career Consultants. We offer these appointments in person, on the phone, or via video chat. If the Dallas or Houston campuses are more convenient, our Consultants on those campuses are there to help!
  • Our career fairs, webinars and all events are open to alumni. Please check our calendar of events for any upcoming Career Connections events. 

Please connect with our Alumni office and to connect and engage with other TWU Alum! Pioneer Network is a platform designed to bring alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the university together to stay connected and make meaningful connections. Pioneer Network also provides job listings, event calendars, and the ability to connect with mentors. Click here to join!

Unemployment Resources for TWU Students

Mar. 31, 2020 — DENTON — All of our communities are reeling from the effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and we know that some of our TWU students are having a particularly difficult time due to furloughs and layoffs.

If you are one …

By Amy Evans
Amy Evans Director of Student Life Communications
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Laid Off? This is What it Means and What to Do

Recent surveys, such as one conducted by NPR, PBSNewsHour and Marist, suggest that 18% of adults in the U.S. have lost their job or have had hours cut due to the global pandemic. If you have been laid off or …

By Laura Berlinsky-Schine
Laura Berlinsky-Schine
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Navigating A Virtual Interview

You got this!

With the great measure of what is going on in the world right now, everyone transitioning to work from home or are unable to attend in-person classes means interviews are going virtual. First things first… it’s okay. …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

Editor’s Note: When this post was originally written, we admittedly did not have the understanding we have now of the severity and extent of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). But with more employers encouraging social distancing to control the spread of …

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Addressing Implicit Bias in the Social-Impact Sector

The potential to work on programs that promote equity and social justice is what draws many of us to the social-impact field. But biases based on race, gender, and other factors are still a real problem in the nonprofit sector—and are …

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Contact & Location

Phone
(940) 898-2950
Address

Career Connections Center
Woodcock Hall, Suite 200
1202 Old Main Circle
Denton, TX 76204

Office Hours

Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Please schedule an appointment with your Career Consultant.