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.

Located in the heart of the Dallas Medical District, our students are afforded opportunities to invest in their career pursuits while using our services to leverage their career success. The Dallas Career Consultant strives to connect, empower, and inform our junior, senior, and graduate students as well as alumni as they navigate a demanding job market. Our students have the opportunity to engage in programming throughout each semester. Students can connect with employers, learn about the job search process, and schedule one-on-one advising appointments with their career consultant.

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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The Idealist Careers Guide to Mastering the Job Interview | How to Present Yourself in Person

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Once you’ve gotten an invitation to interview, you can be fairly certain that you have already impressed the potential employer—at least on paper. Here’s what to do to ensure that you make a good impression during your in-person interview:

Plan …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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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 …

By Nisha Kumar Kulkarni - 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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