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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.

 

All Your Questions About Soft Skills and Work—Answered!

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You’re searching through a job board, scanning postings for positions that might be right for you, and in the requirements section you see: “strong communication skills” or “team player” or “skilled multitasker.” Do your eyes just jump over these? Or …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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8 Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession, From People Who’ve Been There

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If I could change one thing about my career, it would be my timing. I graduated from college in 2009 and entered the workforce at the height of the 2008-2009 recession, the largest economic upheaval since the Great Depression. That …

By Ilana (Plen) Gordon - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Student Success Story: Tara Jackson

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My experience with Fred Moore Day Nursery Preschool began when I took one of my Child Development courses here at TWU and I learned about how with several of those courses, I would need between 15-75 hours of observing 2-9 years …
By Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed. Graduate Assistant-Employer Relations Brookelyn Bush, M.Ed.
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6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship

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As you start thinking about life after college, you may hear that internships are the most important stepping stones to your first job. And they are often the simplest and most traditional way to build up your resume so you …

By Tiffany Waddell Tate - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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“Thanks” Giving: Writing Thank You Notes After An Interview

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Woo hoo! You finished that interview you were stressing over for weeks. You are feeling good, but are wondering if you should send a thank you email or note…

YES. SEND THE THANK YOU.

It is such good practice to …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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