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Recent Graduates

Congratulations, Graduates!

Alumni Career Services congratulates you on your exceptional achievement of graduating from the University of Houston! We are proud of your hard work and dedication and believe that this accomplishment will cultivate new opportunities for your future.  Recent graduates can utilize Alumni Career Services for a full semester (6 months) post-graduation.  This gives access to the full spectrum of resources online and in-person to guide your career development journey to success.

View the Alumni Career Services Staff profile to review the experience and credentials of your alumni career development specialist.

Additionally, as a graduate of the University of Houston, you’re automatically part of the University of Houston Alumni Association (UHAA) family.  There is no cost for UHAA membership.  We encourage you to stay connected with the University of Houston alumni community (via UHLink) and Alumni Career Services.  We are here to support your career goals and provide resources to help you succeed.

Benefits of your FREE semester subscription

  • Access to an Alumni Career Development Specialist
  • Access to all Career Fairs hosted by University Career Services
  • Access to Career Development Workshops
  • Access to Cougar Pathway (online job database exclusively for UH students/alumni)
  • Access to online and in-person Resume critiques, Mock Interviews, etc.
  • Access to Career and Personality Assessments ($15/per assessment)

The recent graduate subscription timeline

  • (May) Spring Graduates
    Services end December 1st of that calendar year
  • (August) Summer Graduates
    Services end March 1st of that calendar year
  • (December) Fall Graduates
    Services end July 1st of the following calendar year
  • If you are past your free subscription deadline, learn about subscribing to Alumni Career Services

Access Cougar Pathway offers:

Access Cougar Pathway

  • 1500+ jobs, available 24/7
  • Targeted job search
  • Schedule career development appointments
  • Register for career fairs and career-related workshops

Career Resources & Templates

Meet with an Alumni Career Development Specialist

How an Alumni Career Counselor can help:

  • Resume and cover letter support
  • Job search strategies and interview preparation
  • Career Development and Advancement
  • Career transition guidance
  • Career assessments

How to schedule an appointment

  • Log into AccessUH
  • Click the Cougar Pathway icon
  • Once on the Cougar Pathway homepage, click “Request an Appointment”

Career Assessments

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, it's important to reflect upon your own personal strengths and career interests. We currently offer the Myers-Briggs and Strong Interest Inventory assessments for a discounted fee. These assessments are completed online and are interpreted by an Alumni Career Development Specialist during a scheduled counseling appointment.