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Workshops

University Career Services hosts a series of workshops throughout the year on a variety of career-related topics. Click below to view this semester’s lineup:

Employer Meet & Greets

During Meet & Greets employers make presentations on topics that include the organization's career opportunities, culture, products or services, and open positions. Students will have an opportunity to speak with the representatives in small groups or individually before or after the presentation. Professional or "business casual" dress is encouraged.

Special Events

University Career Services plans special events throughout the year that are geared towards helping students prepare for career fairs, graduate school, interviewing or confidently choosing this major. Previous events include Etiquette Dinner, Professional Development Week, Graduate School Prep Week, JCPenney Suit-Up event and more!

JCPenny Suit-Up Event

Sunday, January 26
6:30pm - 9:30pm
JCPenny Meyerland Plaza Mall: 730 Beechnut St Meyerland Plaza Mall, Houston, TX 77096

JCPenney will provide deep discounts on professional attire to the UH community. Please bring your UH ID.

#Prepare4theFair Week

Monday, February 3 – Friday, February 7

Professional Development Week is your opportunity to prepare for career fairs and meet with employers!

RSVP in Cougar Pathway

Etiquette Dinner

Monday, February 10
6:00pm – 8:00pm
UH Hilton Hotel, Shamrock Room

Current UH students are invited to join University Career Services for a unique dining experience and interactive seminar on the rules of dinner etiquette. During this event, you’ll have an opportunity to:

  • Learn the rules of professional dining
  • Network with professionals and students
  • And, enjoy a meal catered by the UH Hilton Hotel

The cost of this event is $20 and will include your entire 3-course meal. Participants are required to wear business casual attire.

Please RSVP in Cougar Pathway before January 31.

STEM Careers Week

Monday, February 17 – Friday, February 21

Prepare for the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Career Fair and participate in interactive workshops, panels and engaging events that help STEM majors navigate their academic journey and offer guidance in their job search process.

Please RSVP in Cougar Pathway

University of Houston Law Center Pre-Law Forum

Friday, February 21st, 2020
8:30 am–2:00 pm
UH Law Center

Come learn about the law at our Pre-Law Forum hosted at the University of Houston Law Center, Krost Hall. Meet with Representatives of Texas Law Schools; Listen to Guest Speakers; Address Law School Admissions Questions; Experience a Law School Class First Hand.

Major Fair

Wednesday, February 26
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: MD Anderson Library Rockwell Pavilion - 2nd floor

*For all students exploring majors*

If you need to declare or change your major, or just not sure what major is right for you, don't miss this event! Meet with a variety of departments and programs across campus to learn more about majors, requirements and classes, and related careers to help you explore options at UH.

Academic Advisors will be there to connect with you from ENGINEERING, BUSINESS, HEALTH & HUMAN PERFORMANCE, POLITICAL SCIENCE, ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN, NATURAL SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS (INCLUDES BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE), COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, AND HOTEL & RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT.

Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP in Cougar Pathway.

Sponsored by Exploratory Studies and University Career Services

Communication Career Mixer

University Career Services is excited to host the inaugural Communication Career Mixer! Students in the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication will meet with employers from a variety of industries including advertising, public relations, media and more. ​

Thursday, March 26
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: UH Athletics and Alumni Center

Professionals in Economics Event (Open to ALL Majors)

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Location: Student Center South - Heights Room

**Professional Attire Recommended** Join University Career Services, the Department of Economics and the Economics Society for the Spring 2020 Professionals in Economics Event! Professionals working in the field of Economics are coming to meet YOU and share advice for your job or internship search! -Connect and Learn from Professionals Working in a Variety of Industries -Discuss Career Topics at Round Tables with Professionals and Students -Enjoy Light Refreshments

Student Employment Week

Monday, April 13- Friday, April 17

Each year, colleges and universities across the country recognize the contributions of student workers. University Career Services will host appreciation events during Student Employment Week, which are open to all students.

Career Fairs

A Career Fair is an event where recruiters and students can meet to discuss potential internship or career opportunities. During a Career Fair (traditionally) recruiters will stand at booths and students will walk around the event, stopping at booths to introduce themselves to the recruiter and give their resume. At the University of Houston, there are multiple Career Fairs per semester.

Upcoming UCS Career Fairs (Spring 2020)

STEM Career Fair

The STEM Career Fair is open to all currently enrolled UH students, current UCS Alumni subscribers and current UH System School students (UH Clearlake, UH Downtown and UH Victoria). UH Alumni may subscribe on the spot to gain entrance into the career fair. This event is NOT open to community members or students from other academic institutions.

Event Information:

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020
  • 12 - 4 pm
  • University of Houston, Student Centers, Houston Room
  • Students and Alumni Subscribers can RSVP through Cougar Pathway

College of Architecture and Design Career Fair

The College of Architecture and Design career fair is a collaboration between the Hines College of Architecture and Design (COAD), the COAD Alumni Association, and University Career Services (UCS).

The College of Architecture and Design Career Fair is open to all currently enrolled College of Architecture and Design students. This event is NOT open to UCS alumni subscribers, UH system school students, UH alumni, community members or students from other academic institutions.

Event Information:

  • Friday, February 28, 2020
  • 9 am - 4pm
  • University of Houston, Hines College
  • Students and Alumni Subscribers can RSVP through Cougar Pathway
  • View the full list of firms here

Liberal Arts Career Fair

The UH Liberal Arts Career Fair is a collaboration between the University of Houston University Career Services, UH College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

The Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Career Fair is open to all currently enrolled UH students,  current UCS Alumni subscribers and current UH System School students (UH Clearlake, UH Downtown and UH Victoria). UH Alumni may subscribe on the spot to gain entrance into the career fair. This event is NOT open to community members or students from other academic institutions.

Event Information:

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
  • 3 - 6 pm
  • University of Houston, Student Centers, Houston Room
  • Students and Alumni Subscribers can RSVP through Cougar Pathway

Communications Career Mixer

This career fair is a collaboration between the Valenti School of Communication and University Career Services (UCS).

The Communication Career Mixer is open to all currently enrolled UH students within the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication as well as the College of Technology Digital Media majors and C.T. Bauer College of Business Marketing majors. This event is NOT open to UCS alumni subscribers, UH system school students, UH alumni, community members or students from other academic institutions.

Event Information:

  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • 6 - 8 pm
  • University of Houston, Alumni Center