University Career Services

Maybe you’ve known your career path since the age of six. Or perhaps, you’re still a little murky regarding what you’d like to do. Either way, the University of Houston can help you refine your goals and chart a course to achieve them.

University Career Services offers a wide range of programs and services that will help you reach your goals, both while you’re at UH and long after. Here’s a sampling:

Career Counseling
Meet with our professional career staff to choose a major, explore career options, improve your resume, learn about internships, prepare for interviews, establish a credential file and a lot more.
Job Posting Services
University Career Services offers internet access to part-time and full-time job listings, including on-campus, internship and career-level positions. New listings are received daily. Interested job candidates may apply online. Log in to access JOBank and JobScan.
On-Campus Recruiting
Every semester, top corporations and organizations come to campus to interview students for internships and full-time jobs. UH also participates in several career fairs each semester. It’s a great opportunity to test your interviewing skills, meet potential employers and land a great job. Be sure to mark recruiting events on your calendar.
University Career Advisory Network (UCAN)
UCAN advisors come from a wide range of professions and experience levels and work individually with students on a variety of job-related topics. You might learn what a particular career is really like, how best to prepare for a given career, how to find a job in your field, and other useful career and job-search information.
Internship Program
Internships offer an excellent way to experience and evaluate a potential career while you are still in school. An internship also can help you develop professional references and contacts for future networking.
Career Workshops
Career Services facilitates workshops on topics including resume writing, interview techniques, internships, job search and campus recruitment.
Career Resource Library
More than 600 career development and job search books, directories and videos are available on reserve at the front desk of University Career Services. See a complete list here.
Vocational Assessments
Designed to help you identify your personality traits, pinpoint your interests, and clarify your values, vocational assessments assist you in discovering possible career paths and majors. Both self-administered and counselor-assisted assessments are available at UCS. Make an appointment with a counselor to see which assessment is right for you. A nominal fee applies to some assessments.

To find out more about these and other services available, contact University Career Services.