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!

Survival Tips for the New Nurse: You Can Do This!

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Well you made it through nursing school. Congrats! That is a huge accomplishment. Whether your NCLEX exam is behind you or still in progress, you are on your way! Here are some tips to help you be successful

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5 Tips for Prepping for Your Job Search

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Embarking on a job search can be a daunting task, especially if you are just finishing your degree and have never gone through the process. It can seem overwhelming if you are not sure where to start. Here are just …

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Ask Alexis | How to Beat an Applicant Tracking System

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Greetings!

I am a Psychology BS graduate who has been a volunteer victim services sexual assault advocate for five years now and I have basically put my life into making it my career. Unfortunately, the job that I’m pursuing is …

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2019 Hiring Insights | Part 1, Cover Letters

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Earlier this year, we asked 105 hiring managers and HR professionals to share their insights into the hiring process.

They came back to us with everything from their take on resume length to how much time they really spend reviewing …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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