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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.

View our Spring 2021 Workshop Flyer

Exclusive: CareerSpring Opportunities [For First-Generation College Students]

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

University Career Services has partnered with CareerSpring to bring First-Generation College Students and Pell Grant recipients exclusive internship and full-time opportunities.

Join University Career Services and CareerSpring for a demo on Thursday, March 4 from 12-1 pm to learn how to receive access to CareerSpring and ways to connect with future opportunities and professionals from a variety of industries.  

View the Explainer Video to learn more about this FREE resource for UH students.  

Featured CareerSpring Employers Include:  

- Reliant
- Kelsey Seybold
- CapStreet Partners
- Audubon Society
- PriceWaterhouseCoopers

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

New Date: UH Pre-Law Forum

Friday, March 5th, 2021
8:30 am–2:00 pm

Join us at our Pre-Law Forum co-hosted with the University of Houston Law Center via Zoom.

Meet with Representatives of Texas Law Schools; Listen to Guest Speakers; Address Law School Admissions Questions; Experience a Law School Class First Hand.

RSVP here to receive access information: https://bit.ly/uhprelaw2021

Career Exploration [For First-Generation College Students]

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 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 via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Navigating LinkedIn with a Step-by-Step Demo

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
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 device to make live updates to your LinkedIn Profile during the workshop.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Grad Student Professional Development Series : Virtual Interviewing

Friday, March 12th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

Virtual interviewing is the new normal now as we go through this pandemic. This workshop will help you focus on how to virtually connect with employers during an interview. the workshop will address how to prepare in advance for the interview, how to use professional body language, be authentic and the most effective way to follow up after the interview.      

How to Advocate for Yourself [For International Students]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

We will be discussing how you as an international student can be your own advocate when it comes to discussing employment, work authorizations, work experience, skills and communicating the value of your international education. Learn how to communicate your vale to employers, recruiters as you look for an internship or a job.  

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Virtual Career Fair Prep

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


Virtual Career fairs are great opportunities to connect with employers and companies from a variety of industries. This workshop will help you prepare for the virtual fair by teaching you key strategies like how to conduct company research, steps to creating an elevator pitch and tips to following-up with recruiters.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Women in Economics Panel

Thursday, March 25th, 2021
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Virtual

Join University Career Services, the Department of Economics and the Economics Society for a Women 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.

Major Exploration Fair [For Undecided Students]

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
12:00 pm–2:00 pm
Virtual

*For undecided students and all students exploring majors* If you need to declare or change your major, or are not sure what major is right for you, don't miss this event!

Meet with a variety of departments and programs across campus to learn more about majors, requirements, and related careers to help you explore options at UH.

RSVP in Cougar Pathway to receive the access link the day of the event.

STEM Careers Week: Latinx @ VMware

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Virtual

Come meet and greet with Vmware Latinx professionals! You'll be able to learn about the company, hear about available full-time roles and internships (they're hiring!) and get to network with UH alumni and employees in STEM and business careers. Have some questions ready for the open Q&A, and ask about anything from what a day in the life looks like to our EPIC core values (did you know they're a Glassdoor Best Place to Work?) They’re looking forward to meeting rockstar students, so be sure to join!

Virtual Interviewing

Thursday, April 1st, 2021
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 via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

How to Connect Virtually with an Industry Professional

Wednesday, April 7th, 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.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

SEW Virtual Workshop: How to Market a Student Worker Position on a Full-Time Job Application

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual

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

Do you have your student employee position on your resume? Do you know how to highlight it to an employer? During Student Employment Week, this workshop will discuss how to write about the transferable skills of your student employee position on a resume for a full-time job position.

Financial Literacy

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
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 via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

First Year Career Planning Workshop

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


During this workshop, students will connect with career counselors to learn how to navigate the university, ways to apply their identified interests to gain experience during their first year and explore career planning possibilities. 

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Salary Negotiation [For Graduate Students]

Friday, April 16th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


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 the confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Salary Negotiation

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


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 the confidence and skills needed to earn fair compensation.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Building a Career Toolbox [For International Students]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Virtual

In this workshop will will discuss all the necessary tools needed for internship and job search. We will look at what each job/internship document is used for and we will address how to develop each document. Come and learn about Resumes, CV's, personal branding, LinkedIn, Cover letters, references, professional portfolio's, projects etc. Your career toolbox will help prepare you to be a preferred candidate in a job or internship search.   

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920

Anxiety Management and Job Search Tips [For Graduating Seniors]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
Virtual


Are you a graduating senior seeking job opportunities? If so, learn anxiety management and job search tips presented by a UCS Career Counselor and a CAPS Counselor.

This workshop will be held virtually via MS Teams. Students must RSVP in Cougar Pathway and select the MS Teams below to access the workshop.

http://bit.ly/3ay2920