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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.

 

What Does the Coronavirus Pandemic Mean for Your Job Search?

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As companies move to remote work to fight the coronavirus pandemic and an increasing number of workers are being laid off or furloughed, you might be wondering if you should continue to send out resumes or just assume that no …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions
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Navigating A Virtual Interview

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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, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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7 Tips for Working From Home With Kids When Coronavirus Has Shut Everything Down

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The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. Things are changing quickly every day, and most of us have seen our typical routines turned upside down. More and more workplaces are allowing or requiring remote work, while …

By Teresa Douglas - The Muse
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Career Connections Center Virtual Options

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The Career Connections Center is here to continue to serve our students and our TWU community as we move to a virtual environment during social distancing. Rest assured, we still offer individualized services remotely. Check out our video about our …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF Associate Director, Consulting and Programming Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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How to Prepare for a Video Interview

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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 …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
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