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.

How to Talk to Your Boss If You’re Struggling to Get Work Done During Coronavirus

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If you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. At least, not according to the Pew Research Center, which found that 73% of Americans are feeling nervous, anxious, or on edge at least one to two …

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Job Hunting During COVID-19? 6 Things You Need to Know About Remote Hiring Right Now

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Just when you thought that you might be getting the hang of this whole interviewing for a new job thing, the world went sideways. Interviewing (let alone interviewing well) is already challenging enough on a good day. So how, exactly, …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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Recognizing and Avoiding Phishing Scams

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We like to think the best of people, but reality it that during this crisis time people are going to try to take advantage of the situation. We have seen an increase in “phishing” scams, attempts via email or text, …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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A More Realistic Career Path

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I have found flux to be an interesting concept and one that took me quite a while to get used to. The idea that things are always shifting and nothing is truly fixed. Many people understand this about general life, …

By Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
Rohit Prasad, M.Ed. Career Consultant, Denton Campus Rohit Prasad, M.Ed.
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Student Success Spotlight

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Araceli Sanchez, Class of 2020, Nursing

I decided to apply to the Harris Health Residency program because I wanted to work for a local hospital that values giving back to the community and those most in need. Many hospitals 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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