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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 and on-campus faculty and staff.

Missed a workshop offered by University Career Services?

View our Recorded Workshops

Campus Jobs for Coogs [For Non College Work Study]

Friday, August 6th, 2021
2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

Looking for an on-campus job? Don't miss this hiring event!

Join University Career Services and UH Departments for a non-college work-study hiring event on Friday, August 6th from 2pm-4pm.

This event is open only to students not receiving college work-study funds for the upcoming year.

Get access to this event using the Zoom link below:

https://uofh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcudO-qqDkjHtCFK2Y4waOuimgQrerqkqIh

Note: After registering you will receive an email confirmation with the access link to the event.

Campus Jobs for Coogs [For College Work Study]

Friday, August 6th, 2021
10:00 am–12:00 pm
Virtual

Looking for an on-campus job? Don't miss this hiring event!

Join University Career Services and UH Departments for a college work-study hiring event on Friday, August 6th from 10am-12pm.

This is event is open only to students awarded college work-study for the upcoming year.

Get access to this event using the Zoom link below:

https://uofh.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAudu-rpjIuEtNIILwW_0dNrFY9GsyOQWEV

Note: After registering you will receive an email confirmation with the access link to the event.

Wells Fargo Technology Black & Latinx Classroom to Careers Analyst Panel

Thursday, August 19th, 2021
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Virtual

You’re invited to participate in the virtual Wells Fargo Technology Black & Latinx Classroom to Careers Analyst Panel!

If you identify as Black or Latinx and are a rising sophomore, junior, or senior (expected graduation date of December 2021 – June 2024), we invite you to join us virtually August 19, 2021 at 7:00pm EDT for our Black & Latinx Classroom to Careers Analyst Panel. As part of this panel chat, you will hear from diverse Wells Fargo Technology team members on their journey and navigating the college and professional environment as well as learn more about the application and interview process and timeframes.

Analyst Panel details:
August 19th, 2021 7:00pm EDT
The Analyst chat will be held virtually

To attend the Wells Fargo Technology Black & Latinx Classroom to Careers Analyst Panel you must register here by August 17th, 2021 at 11:59 pm EDT.

If you have any questions, please email Britton.Frampton@wellsfargo.com, Danielle.Stensrud@wellsfargo.com, April.Wingate@wellsfargo.com, or Lyndsay.O.Koch@wellsfargo.com

Warm regards,
Wells Fargo Technology | University Recruiting

JCPenney Suit Up Event [Special Event]

Sunday, August 29th, 2021
12:00 am–12:00 am

Save $$$ and build your professional dress wardrobe!

University of Houston students, alumni, staff, and faculty have TWO options for participating in the JCPenney Suit Up Event this Fall 2021:

  1. In-Person: The in-person event will take place on Sunday, August 29, 2021 from 6-9pm at the Meyerland Plaza JCPenney's.

  2. Virtual: A virtual coupon code will be provided via email to those interested in online shopping.

***Click HERE to RSVP*** (RSVP through Office 365 - form is used for all participants including alumni, staff and faculty)

An email follow-up will be sent to all RSVPs on Friday, August 27 with additional information for the in-person event as well as the virtual coupon code.

Questions can be direct to Caitlin Deis at cdeis@uh.edu

#Prepare4TheFair: Creating your Pitch (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn tips to craft a memorable elevator pitch so you can feel confident talking to employers at virtual career fairs after they hear your introduction.

To join the workshop on the day of please click here

#Prepare4TheFair: Career Fair Prep (Virtual)

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Career fairs are great opportunities to network with employers and get past the first interview screening. This presentation will teach you strategies to prepare for virtual and in-person career fairs, including networking and following up with recruiters after a career fair.

This workshop will be hybrid.

To join the workshop on the day of click here. 

#Prepare4TheFair: Resume Workshop (Virtual)

Thursday, September 2nd, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

The purpose of the resume is to get you the job interview. The large majority of job candidates are screened out at the resume stage of the search. This workshop will help you prepare a polished, professional resume that will increase your chances of generating job interviews.

Virtual Etiquette (Virtual)

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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.

To join the workshop virtually, click on the link here.

Resume vs. CV for Graduate Students (Virtual)

Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

This workshop is for graduate students (Master's and Ph.D) and will cover tips and techniques for writing a CV and resume, the difference between a CV and resume, and why you need both in your career planning goals.

This workshop will be hybrid. 

To join the workshop on the day of click here.

Virtual & One Way Interviewing (Virtual)

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

During this workshop, students will learn how to prepare for virtual and one-way interviewing screenings. Tips and strategies will be shared as well as sample platforms that can be used to prepare.

To join the workshop via MS Teams on the day of click here.

Personal Branding as a Job/Internship Tool for International Students (Virtual)

Thursday, October 7th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

Join this workshop to learn practical steps to develop your personal brand, build your professional network, and key tools to kick-start your internship and job search.

To join the workshop via MS Teams on the day of click here.

Let's Talk Credit with Wells Fargo (Virtual)

Monday, October 18th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Heading into the Holidays let's review our financial and budgeting strategies and talk about credit with UCS partners from Wells Fargo.   

To join the workshop on the day of click here.

Academic vs. Job Search for Graduate Students (Virtual)

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

This workshop is for graduate students (individuals pursuing a master's or doctoral degree). 

Finding a job takes time and a multifaceted strategy. Learn practical ways and the differences in conducting a job search for academic vs. industry positions.

To join the workshop via MS Teams on the day of click here. 

The Role of Professional Development in your Career Plan for Alumni (Virtual)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Virtual

Creating a Professional Development plan is key to your career advancement and growth. We invite alumni to join us for this workshop to learn the steps to develop your individualized plan of action and jump-start the next steps of your career.

Job & Internship Search (Virtual)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Finding a job or internship opportunity takes time and there are multiple strategies you can use.

In this workshop, come learn practical steps to conduct an in-person and virtual job search while learning how to navigate Cougar Pathway to apply for additional opportunities.  

To join the workshop via MS Teams on the day of click here.

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional (Virtual)

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Learn tips to connect virtually with an industry professional and how to prepare for your first informational interview.

To join the workshop on the day of click here.

To join the workshop virtually, on the day of, please click here

First Gen Career Exploration Workshop (Virtual)

Thursday, November 4th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:30 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.

To join the workshop via MS Teams on the day of click here.