Summertime Means Volunteer Time!

If you are not already taking classes or participating in an internship this summer, now would be the perfect time to gain additional experience through volunteerism. Employers highly favor seeing that a potential candidate has been involved in their community, …

By Dionne Davila
Dionne Davila Career Counselor, College for Health, Community and Policy/College of Architecture, Construction and Planning Dionne Davila
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How can the University Career Center assist COEHD Students?

The University Career Center is a resource that is available to all currently enrolled UTSA students, as well as UTSA Alumni. There are many services that are available to UTSA students and alumni, and the following article will highlight what services are available to students/alumni. …

By Michael Zucker
Michael Zucker Career Counselor, College of Education & Human Development Michael Zucker
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Parallel Planning! Did not get into PT School…now what?

What can you do with a Kinesiology Degree?

COEHD students often approach our office and ask: “So I am here to get a feel for the options that may be available to me with a Kinesiology degree,” or “So what …

By Michael Zucker
Michael Zucker Career Counselor, College of Education & Human Development Michael Zucker
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Keep your cover letter from being thrown in the trash!

The goal of a cover letter is to capture attention, generate interest, and inspire action. “Sick of your cover letter landing in the trash can? Then stop using the cookie-cutter copies!”

http://www.careerealism.com/how-keep-cover-letters-trash/

By Jessica Krause
Jessica Krause Career Counselor-College of Sciences Jessica Krause
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Best Entry-Level Jobs: “Engineer Tops the List”

When evaluating three main categories–immediate opportunity, growth potential, and job hazards–Engineering appears multiple times on the full list of Best Entry-Level Jobs. Take a peek at the Top 10! Congratulations, graduates!

 

By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering Kate Kastl
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$cholarship and/or internship, please?

Scholarships and internships are still available for currently enrolled students through the UTSA College of Engineering’s partnership with AfterCollege. Permanent placement opportunities for Engineering grads are also highlighted. As always, visit the University Career Center for more career planning assistance!

 

By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering Kate Kastl
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To the Parents of Roadrunner Masters and Ph.D. Students:

Hi Roadrunner Parents!!

We recognize that your student is pursuing a degree that less than 8% of students achieve, according to this article by the National Center for Educational Statistics! With this next part of their career journey, there are few things …

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy
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To the Parents of Senior Roadrunners:

Your student is so close to finishing up and walking across the stage for graduation!! As as excited as you and your student must be, there’s still work to be done. Here are a few items for the ‘To Do’ list…

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy
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To the Parents of Junior Roadrunners:

Hi Roadrunner Parents!!

Here are a few tips to help your juniors as they prepare for their upperclassman years and advance in their career development!

Make sure your students update their student profiles and resumes on UTSA’s Handshake system.
Encourage …

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy
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To the Parents of Sophomore Roadrunners:

Hi Roadrunner Parents!

A few tips for your student for their second year:

Motivate your student to draft a resume and get it critiqued by a Career Counselor if they have not done so. We can also help with decisions …

By Karen Ivy
Karen Ivy Assistant Director-Student Services Karen Ivy
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