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University Career Services hosts a series of workshops throughout the year. Our Career Counselors also provide presentations and workshops to student organizations, as well as faculty and staff on-campus.

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Increasing Access & Opportunity; UCS Presents Gabe Cazares with Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm

In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, University Career Services is excited to host Director Gabe Cezares with the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities to discuss navigating the job search, application, and interview process for students with disabilities, as well as topics of disclosure and self-advocacy.

This virtual event will be hosted in Zoom. RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the link to access the event.

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer callbacks for interviews.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams 

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Virtual Etiquette

Thursday, October 29th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, you will learn key tips and etiquette strategies for engaging in today’s increasingly digital workplace as well as how to utilize virtual platforms in a professional setting. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

[External Event] 2020 Virtual Engineering Presentation by Collins Engineers, Inc

Thursday, October 29th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

On behalf of Collins Engineers Inc, we would like to invite engineering students to attend a virtual presentation on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 12-1PM, cst (1:00 – 2:00 pm EST.) We will be talking about a variety of career disciplines and specializations within civil engineering, as well as examples of our underwater diving and rope access climbing projects. At the end of the presentation, students will be able to talk one-on-one with our engineers and answer any questions. Three $25 Amazon gift cards will be raffled off after the presentation.

I kindly ask that you share this with your engineering students and engineering professors. Let me know if you have any questions, and we look forward to connecting with you.

In the meantime, learn more about Collins by watching our video here. If there are any opportunities to partner and engage with your students throughout the year, please let me know.

LINK BELOW: 

To join the presentation on October 29, 2020, from 12-1pm, CST (1:00 – 2:00 pm EST), simply click or copy this link into your browser: https://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/1489387227

Professionals in Economics

Thursday, October 29th, 2020
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Virtual

Join University Career Services, the Department of Economics and the Economics Society for the 2020 Professionals in Economics Event! Meet professionals working in the field of Economics and hear their advice for your job or internship search!

RSVP IS REQUIRED in Cougar Pathway to receive the link for the live Zoom session. NOTE: Access links will be emailed to your @uh.edu email.

Virtual Interviewing [For International Students]

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

One of the most important parts about a job or internship search is the interview. Making a lasting impression will help you secure your next position. In this workshop you will learn about virtual interview formats, potential questions you could be asked, and how to follow up after an interview. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Navigating LinkedIn with a Step-by-Step Demo

Thursday, November 5th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with more than 575 million members globally. LinkedIn is a great tool to connect to people in your field and look for job opportunities. In this workshop, you will learn how to showcase your experience and make professional connections through LinkedIn. You can use your smartphone or laptop to make live updates to your LinkedIn Profile during the workshop. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

Financial Literacy

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn and discuss the psychology of finances, how to make wise financial decisions, and explore steps to take positive action toward financial well-being. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).

{Special Event}: Health and HDFS Internship Conference

Thursday, November 12th, 2020
12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Virtual

RSVP is required 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 Thursday, 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 Sessions**

Mapping your Career & Network [For Graduate Students]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop learn how to navigate your career options and create a professional network. Explore the impact of conducting research and developing conference proposals on mapping your career possibilities. 

Career Exploration [For First-Generation College Students]

Thursday, November 12th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Are you a first gen college student looking to learn about career and major options? By attending this workshop, you will identify your values and interests and create an action plan to take steps towards your career goals. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams. Those who RSVP in advance will receive an email reminder prior to workshop.

MS Teams URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MWFiYzg0YTQtZWI0Yi00ODdiLTkyM2UtNDQyMmMxMTI4OTc2%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22170bbabd-a2f0-4c90-ad4b-0e8f0f0c4259%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22e07a984c-f5ae-4e82-a84e-cbbf4eb3ca31%22%7d

Resume Workshop

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

A well-written resume is your ticket to a job interview. This workshop will help you recognize and apply key strategies for effective resume writing that illustrate your transferable skills to get more employer callbacks for interviews.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Career Transitions [For Alumni]

Thursday, November 19th, 2020
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

Do you want a job in a different industry? In this workshop you will learn practical techniques to transition into a new field and use your transferable skills to advance your job search. This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the link).

Salary Negotiation

Thursday, November 19th, 2020
12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Failing to negotiate your first salary could cost you thousands of dollars over your lifetime. This workshop will show you the tools to identify your value, target salary and strategies for practicing salary negotiation in order to gain confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation.

This workshop will be held VIRTUALLY using MS Teams (Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the MS Teams link).