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The Career Connections Center strives to serve students, faculty, alumni, and employers in an increasingly diverse and competitive job market. Throughout the academic year, Career Connections facilitates workshops and seminars on career exploration and job search topics to help students develop solid career readiness skills.

Career Connections works in partnership with the College of Professional Education to serve students who are interested pursuing a career in the helping professions through interactive programs, workshops and employer connection events. Through classroom presentations, workshops and one-on-one appointments, our career consultants work with students to explore opportunities working with children and families, expanding literacy or sharing information through various career paths. Career Connections guides students in maximizing opportunities to gain experience and explore all possible career options that meet their career interests, skills and values.

 

Unemployment Resources for TWU Students

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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
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8 Tips for Combating Coronavirus Anxiety When You Still Have to Do Your Job Every Day

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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered life—and work—as we know it. If you still have a job and income to count on, you already know how lucky you are compared to the millions of people who are suddenly unemployed. But that …

By Leah Campbell - The Muse
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Some Career News and Resources in Light of the COVID Crisis

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While we all adjust to the drastic changes to our lives and especially our work (as students or employed workers) caused by the impact of COVID 19, I want to make sure that you all have the career resources and …

By Chrissy Meek. M.A.
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Laid Off? This is What it Means and What to Do

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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
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Why Are You NOT Using LinkedIn Learning Already?

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LinkedIn Learning is an online learning tool that allows you to take video courses and connects with your LinkedIn profile to showcase the skills you have learned through completion certificates. As a TWU student, you have FREE access to this …

By Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
Rohit Prasad, M.Ed. Career Consultant, Denton Campus Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
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