Welcome to the Exploratory Community!

The Career Connections Center serves students, faculty, and alumni in an increasingly diverse and competitive job market, while striving to connect TWU with employers across the nation. Throughout the academic year, the consultant for Exploratory Students facilitates workshops and seminars on career exploration and career readiness skills to help students feel prepared for life after graduation.

We understand that not knowing what to major in can be a stressful situation. Our goal is to help students explore how their personality, interests, values, skills, and cultural background impact their career decision process. We believe that major does not always equal career, however, we understand the importance of feeling confident in the path a chosen major might lead.

Through classroom presentations, workshops and one-on-one appointments, students are able to expand knowledge of possible career paths, prepare for the workforce, and connect with potential opportunities for internships, part time jobs, and full time employment.  Career Connections guides students in maximizing opportunities to gain experience and explore all possible paths to help students make a decision.  

 

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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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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Why Retail Jobs Should Be On Your Resume

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Most of us have had that one job that we aren’t quite sure how to put on a resume. For me it was Gymboree – a company that actually no longer exists, so talk about feeling old. I worked as a …

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