The Career Connections Center strives to serve students, faculty, alumni, and employers in an increasingly diverse and competitive job market. Throughout the academic year, Career Connections facilitates workshops and seminars on career exploration and job search topics to help students develop solid career readiness skills.

The Houston Career Consultant hosts in-person presentations and live webinars on topics such as job search, resume building, interviewing, and more. Students also have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with their consultant to identify and highlight their strengths and leverage them in their career search. The Career Connections team works with neighboring employers in the Texas Medical Center to bring the best information and opportunities possible to our students!

Jobs, Employers, Organizing Oh My! CareerShift is The Way To Go!

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Who loves scouring through tons of websites to find jobs? *Crickets* Yeah, me neither…

Who knows a tool that will help search jobs and employers and then organize it all? *Crickets* Oh! I know this one!

May I introduce Career

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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What Is A Cover Letter and Should I Write One?

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Dear Career Consultant…

I am applying for a job and it has an optional document section that includes a cover letter. What exactly is a cover letter and should I include one with the application if it says optional? 

Dear …

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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Come Sit With Us! Cultural Fit and Job Satisfaction

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Cultural fit is something more and more people are paying attention to when actively job seeking and going on interviews. So, what is cultural fit and what makes it so important?

What is Cultural Fit?

You know how we 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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How to Tell if a Hospital’s Culture is a Good Fit for You

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Job interviews are like speed dates that result in marriage.

Both sides spend the interview trying to develop enough insight to make an informed decision. Everyone shows off his/her best attributes while tactfully unveiling the other person’s …

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How a Targeted Employer List Can Aid Your Job Search

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There’s a lot to keep in mind when searching for a new job. Salary, benefits, location, job function, and issue area are often our main points of focus, and many of us tend to target our search around at least …

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