University Career Services (UCS) offers a multitude of services to assist students and alumni on their pathway to success. Explore different majors using assessments and research; Engage with our counselors through one-on-one counseling and skills workshops - ranging from mock interviews, resume critiques, to job hunting. 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.
University Career Services offers a wide range of programs and services that will help you reach your goals, both while you’re at UH and long after. Here’s a sampling:
Recent graduates have access to our services for free for one semester immediately following graduation. For more seasoned Alumni, there is an Alumni Subscription for purchase to assist with job searches, career changes, or networking opportunities. Alumni can always attend Alumni Career Fairs and workshops at any time during the year at no charge.
Cougar Pathway allows students to connect with career counselors and employers through an easy to use appointment scheduler, resume database, on-campus recruiting system, and a job database. Explore Cougar Pathway through access.uh.edu now to complete your profile and get started!
Every semester, top corporations and organizations come to campus to interview students for internships and full-time jobs. UH also participates in several career fairs each semester. It’s a great opportunity to test your interviewing skills, meet potential employers and land a great job. Be sure to mark recruiting events on your calendar.
UCAN advisors come from a wide range of professions and experience levels and work individually with students on a variety of job-related topics. You might learn what a particular career is really like, how best to prepare for a given career, how to find a job in your field, and other useful career and job-search information.
Internships offer an excellent way to experience and evaluate a potential career while you are still in school. An internship also can help you develop professional references and contacts for future networking.
Designed to help you identify your personality traits, pinpoint your interests, and clarify your values, vocational assessments assist you in discovering possible career paths and majors. Both self-administered and counselor-assisted assessments are available at UCS. Make an appointment with a counselor to see which assessment is right for you. A nominal fee applies to some assessments.
To find out more about these and other services available, contact University Career Services.