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CoogCareers

Co-Sponsored by LeadUH & University Career Services

Discover your career path and learn how Cougars lead in the workforce. Through the CoogCareers program, participants will develop their networking and job hunting skills. Participants will have opportunities to connect with employers during one on one career counseling sessions, career panels, employer mock-interviews, and networking events. Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. To complete the CoogCareers program, participants must complete 5 credits.

Students are encouraged to search events and RSVP via Cougar Pathway. Any updates on the times or locations of workshops will be posted on Cougar Pathway as they occur.

Explore

Complete ONE of the following tasks:

  • Upload and have an approved resume in Cougar Pathway
  • Meet with a Career Counselor
    Participants must schedule and attend an appointment with a Career Counselor—please note that you must add LeadUH within the comment section of your appointment.

Engage

Participants may choose from the following workshops to complete the Engage Category. Participants must complete two of the workshops to receive this credit for CoogCareers. Workshops cannot be repeated for multiple credits. All workshops will be held in Student Service Center 1, Room 106 (Building #524), unless otherwise noted.

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

  • Wednesday, January 23rd at 12 PM
  • Thursday, January 24th at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, February 27th at 12 PM
  • Thursday, February 28th at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, May 1st at 12 PM
  • Wednesday, January 23rd at 3 PM
  • Thursday, January 24th at 12 PM
  • Wednesday, March 20th at 12 PM
  • Thursday, March 21st at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, April 24th at 3 PM
  • Thursday, April 25th at 12 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Wednesday, February 13th at 12 PM
  • Global Job Search for International Students Workshop | Wednesday, February 13th at 3 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Thursday, February 14th at 3 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Wednesday, February 27th at 3 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Thursday, February 28th at 12 PM
  • Global Job Search for International Students Workshop | Wednesday, March 27th at 12 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Wednesday, April 17th at 3 PM
  • Job Search Workshop | Thursday, April 18th at 12 PM
  • Global Job Search for International Students Workshop | Thursday, April 18th at 3 PM
  • Global Job Search for International Students Workshop | Wednesday, February 13th at 3 PM
  • Global Job Search for International Students Workshop | Thursday, May 30th at 12 PM

Empower

Participants may choose from the following workshops to complete the Empower Category. Participants must complete two of the workshops to receive this credit for CoogCareers. Workshops cannot be repeated for multiple credits. All workshops will be held in Student Service Center 1, Room 106 (Building #524), unless otherwise noted.

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

Attend TWO of the following workshops:

  • Wednesday, February 20th at 12 PM
  • Thursday, March 28th at 3 PM
  • Thursday, April 4th at 12 PM
  • Thursday, February 21st at 3 PM
  • Thursday, April 4th at 3 PM
  • Thursday, May 2nd at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, March 20th at 3 PM
  • Thursday, March 21st at 12 PM
  • Wednesday, April 24th at 12 PM
  • Thursday, April 25th at 3 PM
  • Thursday, February 21st at 12 PM
  • Wednesday, April 3rd at 3 PM
  • Thursday, May 2nd at 12 PM
  • Wednesday, February 20th at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, March 27th at 3 PM
  • Wednesday, April 3rd at 12 PM

Employ

Career Fairs provide you with wonderful opportunities to meet recruiters from a wide variety of industries. University Career Services, along with other campus career centers, host a variety of career fairs and employer networking events thought the year. Participants must attend ONE Career Fair to receive this credit for CoogCareers.

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

Attend ONE Career Fair Event below:

Friday, February 1st | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Student Center South | Houston Room
Click here for more information, including employer information and to RSVP.

Friday, February 8th | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Student Center South | Houston Room
Click here for more information, including employer information and to RSVP.

Reflect

Discuss how attending University Career Services events or completing the above tasks helped you develop problem solving, creativity, or communication skills. Submit your resume and cover letter for the THINKING AND COMMUNICATION Scarlet Seals of Excellence. Click here for more information on the Scarlet Seals of Excellence.

Email Caitlin Deis at cdeis@uh.edu once you have completed the Scarlet Seal to receive your CoogCareers certificate.