TWU Institute of Health Sciences - Houston Center

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!

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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

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How to Use the ‘5 Whys’ to Clarify Your Career Goals

If you’ve been looking for a way to understand what makes you unique, prepare for interviews, or decide between competing job offers, let me introduce you to the 5 Whys.

The 5 Whys is a “root cause analysis” that aims …

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Student Success Story: Mary Keating

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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

When you’re in a job interview, a question like “What are your career aspirations?” could catch you off guard. You likely prepared to answer common interview questions about your past experiences and whether you have the skills needed for the …

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Contact & Location

Phone
(940) 898-2950
Address

Career Connections Center
Woodcock Hall, Suite 200

Denton, TX 76209

Contact & Location

Phone
(713) 794-2051
Address

Student Life Office, Suite 2300B, 6700 Fannin Street Houston

TX 77030-2897

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.