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.  

 

A More Realistic Career Path

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I have found flux to be an interesting concept and one that took me quite a while to get used to. The idea that things are always shifting and nothing is truly fixed. Many people understand this about general life, …

By Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
Rohit Prasad, M.Ed. Career Consultant, Denton Campus Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
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Student Success Spotlight

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Araceli Sanchez, Class of 2020, Nursing

I decided to apply to the Harris Health Residency program because I wanted to work for a local hospital that values giving back to the community and those most in need. Many hospitals have …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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Now Offering Virtual Drop-In Hours

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The Career Connections Center team is excited to offer virtual drop-in hours!

Virtual drop-ins are currently being held on Wednesday afternoons,3-4 pm and Thursday mornings, 10-11 am. Once you click on the link, you will be added to a virtual …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF Associate Director, Consulting and Programming Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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Staying Motivated and Resilient While Strengthening Your Career Development

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“I don’t want to do this assignment” 

“I don’t have motivation” 

“I can’t focus” 

Do any of these sound familiar? Have you said them to yourself? (I have, it’s okay)

Right now, so many things may be swirling around in …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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Unemployment Resources for TWU Students

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Mar. 31, 2020 — DENTON — All of our communities are reeling from the effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus), and we know that some of our TWU students are having a particularly difficult time due to furloughs and layoffs.

If you are one …

By Amy Evans
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