TWU has a unique student population and Career Connections recognizes that online students are often not on campus to utilize services. We want to make it easier for students to connect and use the services and resources available to facilitate career and professional development.

  • Our one-on-one appointments can be held on the phone or via video chat. Choose the medium when scheduling your appointment in Handshake.
  • We regularly host live webinars featuring the same content as our in person workshops. Check our calendar for online learning opportunities. 
  • Miss a live webinar? Access previously recorded webinars in our media library.
  • In Spring 2020, Career Connections will host its first-ever virtual career fair! We are excited to bring an online career fair format to serve our distance and online learners. Check back for more information as we will post the details as they become available!

 

Is the Job the Right Fit for Me?

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As you are anticipating or matriculating through the job search process, it is essential to understand how to determine if a job is a right fit for you. You may be just trying to find a career after graduating to …

By Trevor McCray, M.A.
Trevor McCray, M.A. Career Consultant, Dallas Campus Trevor McCray, M.A.
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The Idealist Careers Guide to Mastering the Job Interview | How to Present Yourself in Person

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Once you’ve gotten an invitation to interview, you can be fairly certain that you have already impressed the potential employer—at least on paper. Here’s what to do to ensure that you make a good impression during your in-person interview:

Plan …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Why Attend a Career Fair?

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The Career & Internship Fair is fast approaching and if you haven’t started preparing, there are a few things you can be doing to make sure you make the most out of the experience. First, let me convince you why …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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3 Things to Know When Preparing for Your Interview

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So, you applied for a job and landed a big interview? Congrats! You made it past one of the hardest phases of the job search!

But now what?

 It’s time to plan out your interview strategy, which includes several key …

By Jakin Vela, M.Ed.
Jakin Vela, M.Ed. Assistant Director Employer Relations Jakin Vela, M.Ed.
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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