+ CoogCareers: Career Leadership Track | Center for Student Involvement (CSI) | University of Houston

CoogCareers

Co-Sponsored by LeadUH & University Career Services

Discover your career path and learn how Cougars lead in the workforce. Through the CoogCareers program, participants will develop their networking and job hunting skills. Participants will have opportunities to connect with employers during one on one career counseling sessions, career panels, employer mock-interviews, and networking events. Learning to lead yourself is just as important as learning to lead others. To complete the CoogCareers program, participants must complete 4 credits.

Explore

Complete ONE of the following tasks:

  • Upload a Resume into VMock Smart Resume
    Create and upload your resume into the VMock SMART Resume Platform. This program allows students to upload their resume and have it reviewed for FREE, using data and benchmarks from professionals throughout all industries. Feedback is generated and shared with the student so improvements can be made. Students can improve their resume until it receives a 70% or higher to receive credit. Visit the resume resources page for more resources and instructions.
  • Create a Cougar Pathway Profile
    Create a 100% completed profile within CougarPathway (Includes all updated personal and academic info and approved resume). Visit the Cougar Pathway website to start your profile today!
  • Meet with a Career Counselor
    Participants must schedule and attend an appointment with a Career Counselor—please note that you must add LeadUH within the comment section of your appointment.

Engage

Participants may choose from the following workshops to complete the Engage Category. Participants must complete two of the workshops to receive this credit for CoogCareers. Workshops cannot be repeated for multiple credits. All workshops will be held in Student Service Center 1, Room 106 (Building #524), unless otherwise noted.

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, August 24, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, August 31, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 5, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Empower

Participants may choose from the following workshops to complete the Empower Category. Participants must complete two of the workshops to receive this credit for CoogCareers. Workshops cannot be repeated for multiple credits. All workshops will be held in Student Service Center 1, Room 106 (Building #524), unless otherwise noted.

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 7, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, October 12, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday, November 16, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Employ

Career Fairs provide you with wonderful opportunities to meet recruiters from a wide variety of industries. University Career Services, along with other campus career centers, host a variety of career fairs and employer networking events thought the year. Participants must attend ONE Career Fair to receive this credit for CoogCareers

Students are encouraged to search events on Get Involved and also RSVP via Cougar Pathway.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Student Center South

Join University Career Services for the Fall 2017 Career and Internship Fair!

More information, including employer information and to RSVP

This event is open to currently enrolled students at the UH-Main campus, UH-Sugar Land campus, UH-Downtown campus, UH-Clear Lake campus, and UH-Victoria campus. Additionally, UH-Main Alumni are also invited. (Those without access to Cougar Pathway may register the day of the event)

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
12:30pm – 3:30pm
Hilton Hotel, Conrad Ballroom

This event is open to currently enrolled students at the UH-Main campus and UH-Main Alumni SUBSCRIBERS. Attendees are encouraged to RSVP via Cougar Pathway. Those attending must bring a UH ID or know their Peoplesoft ID #, dress professionally and bring multiple copies of their resumes.

Friday, November 3, 2017

More information to come.