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!

 

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
The Muse
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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Jobs, Employers, Organizing Oh My! CareerShift is The Way To Go!

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Who loves scouring through tons of websites to find jobs? *Crickets* Yeah, me neither…

Who knows a tool that will help search jobs and employers and then organize it all? *Crickets* Oh! I know this one!

May I introduce Career

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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What Is A Cover Letter and Should I Write One?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I am applying for a job and it has an optional document section that includes a cover letter. What exactly is a cover letter and should I include one with the application if it says optional? 

Dear …

By Bryana Ortiz
Bryana Ortiz Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz
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Dear Career Consultant: Do you have employer partners?

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Dear Career Consultant…

Job searching is hard. Are there companies that TWU partners with that I can apply to?

 

Dear Student…

We hear you. Job searching IS hard, especially right now (thanks, COVID).

While we are not a placement …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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