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Career Search Services

 Hire Warriors


 
Hire Warriors powered by Handshake is our jobs platform that allows students the opportunity to search for part-time & full-time employment and internship opportunities.
Other great features:
  • Appointment Setting
  • Interview Scheduling
  • Access to Career Fairs
  • Registration for Events and Workshops
  • Networking with Employers
  • Calendar of Events

    Hire Warriors powered by Handshake is our jobs platform that allows students the opportunity to search for part-time & full-time employment.

 

 Mock Interviews


 
Nervous about an interview? Prepare for your interview by practicing with a team member today to sharpen your skills and feel more confident. We will conclude the interview with feedback for improvement. There is no limit to how many mock interviews you can schedule. These can be conducted face-to-face or over the phone:

Items covered in a mock interview:

  • Interview Etiquette
  • Interview Questions - What to Expect
  • Resume-Based/Qualifications Questions
  • Behavioral Questions
  • Interview Questions - What to Ask
  • The Thank You Letter
  • Follow-up & Negotiations

 

 Resume and Cover Letter Reviews


Receive one-on-one time to review your resume, tailor it to a specific company and learn tips to stand out in a competitive market. These types of appointments typically last between 30-60 minutes. We do encourage you to come with a hard copy and digital copy if one is available.

  • Federal Resumes
  • State Applications
  • Civilian Resumes

If you are unable to meet with us, we can review your resume via email CPD@tamuct.edu  . Please allow at least a week for our staff to review.

 

 Marketable Skills


 

Undoubtedly, you'll want to include your marketable skills on your resume. Marketable skills is a fancy way of detailing the skills you have in a way employers will recognize and are skills you may learn in one experience that can be applied in an employment setting. Here's some marketable skills and where these might be developed on our campus.

  1. Teamwork
    1. Represent the campus community with Student Government
    2. National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
  2. Decision making
    1. Get involved in Student Organizations and Clubs or Government
  3. Verbal communication
    1. Attend CPD workshops and Career Fair
    2. Serve as a Blue Coat Ambassador
  4. Information Processing
    1. Get an internship in your field of study
  5. Quantitative Analysis
    1. Create a survey for a class project
  6. Career Specific Knowledge
    1. Seek out an internship
  7. Computer Software Skills
    1. Apply for Student Employment
  8. Writing and editing reports-written communication
    1. Get an internship in your field of study
  9. Selling and influencing sell-to, achieve buy-in from, or influence others
    1. Serve as a mentor at the Writing Center or Tutoring Center
  10. Ethical and Social Responsibility
    1. Volunteer in the Campus Cupboard
    2. Engage with Student & Civic Engagement to volunteer with community partners
  11. Globalization and diversity
    1. Study Abroad

*If you are unable to visit with our staff, you can find tips and advice in our Career Guide.

 

 Professional Development Workshops 


Every semester, we host workshops on a wide range of topics for students, alumni at any and all stages of their career development, and Central Texas community members. Access these workshops to build and polish your search skills:

  • Resume Building Workshop
  • LinkedIn Workshop
  • Business Etiquette Luncheon
  • Elevator Pitch Contest
  • Many More

*If you are unable to visit with our staff, you can find tips and advice in our Career Guide .

Additional Search Resources*


Additional Search Resources for Government*

* TAMUCT Career & Professional Development does not endorse or support all opportunities posted on other websites.  We encourage job and internship seekers to research opportunities and companies completely before applying.