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.  

 

Who Knew THIS Could Help You Prepare For The Job Search Process

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Emotional Intelligence at Work | 5 Reasons Why it Matters

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Our lives are pretty of full these days. We move quickly, juggling competing demands from work and home, all the while wondering if we are managing well enough to do a good job.

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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Accessibility (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of this series, we talked about how experiencing a global pandemic can open our eyes to some of the challenges people with disabilities face in a world that isn’t accommodating or inclusive. In Part 2, we’ll talk …

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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

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“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

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What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Accessibility

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A global pandemic has taken many of us out of our regular in-person world and into virtual spaces for nearly every aspect of our lives. For many folks with disabilities and chronic health issues, relying on technology tools to stay …

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