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!

Is the Job the Right Fit for Me?

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As you are anticipating or matriculating through the job search process, it is essential to understand how to determine if a job is a right fit for you. You may be just trying to find a career after graduating to …

By Trevor McCray, M.A.
Trevor McCray, M.A. Career Consultant, Dallas Campus Trevor McCray, M.A.
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A Little Job Search Advice for the New Grad Nurse

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You’ve aced all your classes, walked across the stage, and passed the NCLEX. What a relief! Now you can relax. For about a minute. Because now comes the real work – getting out there and finding a job. Many nurses …

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3 Things to Know When Preparing for Your Interview

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So, you applied for a job and landed a big interview? Congrats! You made it past one of the hardest phases of the job search!

But now what?

 It’s time to plan out your interview strategy, which includes several key …

By Jakin Vela, M.Ed.
Jakin Vela, M.Ed. Assistant Director Employer Relations Jakin Vela, M.Ed.
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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Why Retail Jobs Should Be On Your Resume

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Most of us have had that one job that we aren’t quite sure how to put on a resume. For me it was Gymboree – a company that actually no longer exists, so talk about feeling old. I worked as a …

By Vianet Garza
Vianet Garza Career Consultant, Denton Campus Vianet Garza
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