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.  

 

What Can Career Connections Do For You? 

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Dear Career Consultant…

What are the benefits of utilizing Career Connections?  –A curious student

Dear curious student…

Glad you asked! We can help you with many aspects of your career development journey. Here are a few!

Not sure where you …

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (widely known simply by her initials, “RBG”) passed away in September, at the age of 87. As a champion for gender equality, as well as a respectful “dissenter” of court opinions with which …

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