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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 all students prepare for virtual career fairs, graduate school, virtual interviewing, or confidently choosing this major. Virtual events for this semester will include our Graduate School Open House, JCPenney Suit-Up event, #Prepare4TheFair Week, Graduate School Prep Week, Major and Career Exploration Week, and more!

Virtual JCPenney Suit Event

Join University Career Services for the virtual JCPenney Suit Up Event! JCPenney’s is providing a 30% coupon on their already discounted professional dress attire and accessories, to our UH community! We hope you will virtually join and get ready for career fair season!

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - Online shopping, all day until 11:59pm!

This event is open to all UH students, alumni, faculty and staff!
Fill out this form to be emailed the 30% discount coupon.

#Prepare4TheFair

Join University Career Services and industry professionals for a week of virtual sessions ranging from virtual etiquette, practicing your pitch to virtual career fair prep sessions for international students and first-generation college students. View our lineup to explore the companies looking to connect with you!

Graduate School Prep Week

Join University Career Services and campus partners for a week of virtual sessions ranging from writing your personal statements, graduate school 101: finding your program match, to sessions on law school, pharmacy, optometry, and is medical school right for me. View our lineup to explore the sessions and be sure to RSVP in Cougar Pathway​ to receive the access link.

Health and HDFS Internship Conference

RSVP is required in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link. The Zoom link will be sent on the day of the conference.

University Career Services in collaboration with the UH College of Education is hosting an Internship Conference for undergraduate Health and Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) majors! Employers are seeking to fill opportunities in healthcare, non-profits, education, and more.

The Internship Conference will occur on November 12, 2020 from 12pm-5pm and will provide students an opportunity to connect with employers through Zoom Information Sessions. Please see the schedule below.

Schedule

12:00 pm-12:45 pm: Pre-Conference Presentation: What is an internship and how do I find one? Presented by Donah Justice

1:00pm-3:00pm: HDFS Information Sessions
Employers will have 20 minutes to present their opportunities to groups in break-out rooms. Students will select which employers they want to meet with. When the session is over, students will return to the main Zoom room and select the next employer session they want to attend.

3:00pm-5:00pm: Health Information Sessions
Employers will have 20 minutes to present their opportunities to groups in break-out rooms. Students will select which employers they want to meet with. When the session is over, students will return to the main Zoom room and select the next employer session they want to attend.

**Students can attend both the HDFS and Health Information Session** Questions? Please contact, Career Development Counselor, Donah Justice at dmjustic@central.uh.edu

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 greet you at booths and students will explore 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 (Fall 2020)

University Career Services hosted Career Fairs (open to ALL majors)

All Majors Career Fair

Energy Career Fair - Fall 2020

The ECF is a collaboration between the UH Energy, the UH student organization, Energy Coalition and University Career Services (UCS).

Resources

College Based Career Fair (*ONLY open to specific majors)

  • College of Technology Career Fair
    • September 8, 15 & 22
    • Hosted virtually through Handshake
    • ONLY open to COT majors
  • College of Engineering Career Fair
    • Thursday, September 10
    • Hosted virtually through e-Connection
    • ONLY open to ENG majors
  • College of Business Career Fair
    • Friday, September 18
    • Hosted virtually through Bauer Gateway
    • ONLY open to BUS majors
  • College of Hotel and Restaurant Management Career Fair
    • Thursday, October 22
    • Hosted virtually through HireHilton
    • ONLY open to HRM majors

Virtual Events

Attend virtual graduate/professional school fairs and career fairs from anywhere. UH students and alumni can connect with non-UH System affiliated virtual sessions to learn more about graduate programs and job opportunities within a variety of industries.