Students

The Career Connections Center strives to serve students, an increasingly diverse and competitive job market. Career Connections wants to help students maximize their college experience to create a unique combination of education, experience and skills for success in the ever-changing world of work.  We strongly encourage all students to connect with their Career Consultant to define and refine their career goals. From choosing a major to getting career-related experience, to creating a job search or graduate school plan, a Career Consultant can guide students every step of the way.

  • Attend a workshop or employer connection event to get started on developing career readiness. Check out our calendar of events

Career Connections works in collaboration with Academic Advising. While we can help students decide what major best suits their interests and skills, students need to meet with an Academic Advisor to declare or change their major.

Résumé Red Flags: Post-Pandemic

As the talent market tightens, many institutions are loosening their requirements to hire. Three to five years’ exact experience has shifted to one to three years’ relevant experience. This might be a good thing – opening up facilities to a larger …

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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Interviewers Are Looking for Emotional Intelligence—So Be Prepared for These Questions

One of the most valuable traits employers are looking for right now can’t be found on a resume, at least not explicitly. It’s not something you can fake in an interview, or convince your prospective boss that you have without …

By Alexandra Frost - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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9 Essential Tips for Virtual Interview Success

Even before the pandemic, virtual interviews began replacing in-person interviews, in part because they’re cheaper and more efficient. Now, post-pandemic, virtual interviews are the norm. This means candidates need to specifically know how to prepare for these types of interviews. And, as …

By Adam Bennett - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Featured Resources

Unemployment Insurance Handout for Claimants

Do you need to file for unemployment insurance? Use this Handout from the Texas Workforce Commission.

On-Campus Job Search

Looking for an on-campus position at TWU? Check out our how-to video guide!

TWU Virtual Career Fair Guide

Ever been to a virtual career fair? Our vendor, Easy Virtual Career Fair, has put together a training guide to …

Contact & Location

Phone
(940) 898-2950
Address

Career Connections Center
Woodcock Hall, Suite 200

Denton, TX 76209

Office Hours

M 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
T 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
W 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TH 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Virtual Drop-in hours are finished for the semester. Please schedule an appointment with your Career Consultant.