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First-Gen Resources

UCS & CareerSpring

University Career Services has partnered with CareerSpring to bring First-Generation College Students and Pell Grant Recipients access to CareerSpring and ways to connect with future internship opportunities and professionals from a variety of industries.

To RSVP for University Career Services events and CareerSpring Demos, please visit Cougar Pathway.

CareerSpring offers:

  • Services You Can Access from Anywhere at Anytime
    Access CareerSpring’s online Career Platform to explore its Career Video Library, Career Advisor Forum, and Jobs Board exclusive for first-generation college students.
  • Not just Resources, but a Network that Has Your Back
    Engage with a network of real people and real employers from dozens of industries – all of whom want to help you launch a meaningful career.
  • Quick and Easy Registration
    Activate your CareerSpring account today! Visit CareerSpring Registration using the passcode COOGS.
  • Access to 400+ Career Videos
  • Connections with 800+ Professionals for Career Advice
  • Additional Resume and Interviewing Support

View our CareerSpring sign up flyer

To learn more, you may visit CareerSpring.

Upcoming Demos

Join University Career Services and CareerSpring on Wednesday, April 20th from 12:00 - 1:00 pm for a virtual demo to learn about upcoming internships and full-time opportunities for First-Generation College Students and Pell Grant recipients.

To learn more about this FREE resource for UH students, you may visit the CareerSpring website.

RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the Zoom link on the day of the session.

“How to Make the Most of Your Internship,” is a free live webinar on Wednesday, April 20 (6:30 pm CST/7:30 pm EST). Cohosted by Spencer Stuart, one of our amazing Employer Sponsors, this power hour will be presented by Scott Stevenson, a seasoned consultant and professional coach in organizational culture and leadership. And as a bonus, some of CareerSpring’s very own, first-gen advisees will share how they made the most of their internships last summer and went on to land full-time jobs. All you have to do is REGISTER by filling out our form.

Scholarship Opportunities

A new CareerSpring Scholarship Opportunity, made possible by the generous financial support of Employer Sponsor, Deloitte, is open for application! Fourteen $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to first-generation, ethnically diverse college juniors and seniors studying accounting, business, or STEM. The first 50 applications to be received by April 30 at 11:59 pm will be considered. Apply by filling out our application.