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UCS offers a multitude of services to assist students on their pathway to success. Explore different majors using career assessments and research; Engage with career counselors through one-on-one career planning workshops - ranging from mock interviews, resume critiques, to job hunting. Through building these skills, students and alumni are empowered to investigate their pathways and network with employers to find the right industry for them. We work with companies and organizations to employ our students during career fairs and on-campus recruitment.

Coog Careers Career Workbook cover

CoogCareers Career Workbook

Are you searching for tips on writing a resume, preparing for interviews, networking, attending career fairs, and negotiating salary? Look no further! The CoogCareers Workbook is your comprehensive resource with advice, strategies and information on career development topics.

Career Counseling

Drop-in Hours

Meet with a career counselor for 10-15 minutes for career advice or recommendations.


Due to COVD-19 in-person drop-in hours are on hold until further notice. Visit our Virtual Drop-in Hours for Summer 2020


Virtual Drop-in Hours

Can’t visit the office? Click "Get Help? Live Chat" to initiate a "Live Chat" session with a career counselor.

FALL Hours

Monday - Friday
10:00am – 12:00pm & 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Fall 2020 virtual chat hours begin Monday, August 24 through Friday, November 20.

Career Studio

Stop by the career studio for quick Cougar Pathway resume approvals. Please bring your laptop with you.


Due to COVD-19 in-person Career Studio hours are on hold until further notice. Visit our Virtual Drop-in Hours for Summer 2020


Upcoming Career Fairs

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Are You Career Ready?

Employers want these skills:

  • 1 Career Management

    Identify and articulate one’s skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals. The individual is able to identify areas necessary for professional growth.

  • 2 Communication Skills

    Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to people inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills and can write clearly and effectively.

  • 3 Professionalism

    Practice personal accountability and effective work habits. The individual demonstrates integrity, practices ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, and is able to learn from their mistakes.

  • 4 Teamwork

    Build collaborative relationships representing diverse cultures, races, ages, gender, religions, lifestyles and viewpoints. The individual is able to work within a team structure, and can negotiate and manage conflict.

  • 5 Leadership

    Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals. The individual is able to organize, prioritize and delegate work and uses empathetic skills to guide and motivate.

  • 6 Critical Thinking

    Exercise sound reasoning and analytical thinking. The individual can use knowledge, facts and data to solve problems and make decisions.

  • 7 Digital Technology

    Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.

  • 8 Global & Intercultural Fluency

    Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people.

Adapted from NACE Career Readiness Resources: Are you Career Ready Infographic by Central College.

Student Testimonials

  • Contact us at UH at Sugar Land

    University of Houston at Sugar Land
    University Career Services
    14000 University Blvd.
    Sugar Land, Texas 77479-0800