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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 for 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. 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 for events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

Attend ONE of the following workshops:

  • August 28, 12 PM - 1 PM
  • August 29, 3 PM - 4 PM
  • August 29, 12 PM - 1 PM
  • October 23, 12 PM - 1:30 PM
  • October 31, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
  • September 25, 12 PM – 1 PM
  • September 25, 3 PM – 4 PM
  • October 31, 12 PM – 1 PM

Empower

Participants may choose from the following workshops to complete the Empower Category. 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 ONE of the following workshops:

  • September 26, 3 PM - 4 PM
  • October 24, 3 PM - 4 PM
  • October 23, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
  • October 30, 3 PM - 4:30 PM
  • October 24, 12 PM - 1 PM
  • September 26, 12 PM - 1 PM
  • October 30, 12 PM - 1 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 for events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

Attend ONE Career Fair Event below:

  • September 4, 12 PM – 4 PM
  • September 18, 1 PM – 4 PM
  • October 11, 11 AM – 2 PM

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 Adalia Espinosa once you have completed the Scarlet Seal to receive your CoogCareers certificate.