From Locker Room to Board Room

The article linked below is written with hiring managers in mind; however, it offers great insight for student-athletes to gain an understanding of the value companies place on the skills developed throughout participation in collegiate athletics.
http://www.fastcompany.com/3028829/why-your-next-employee-should-be-a-former-student-athlete

By Stefanie Cisneros
Stefanie Cisneros Career Counselor-Student Athletes
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By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering

What’s the difference between ‘engineer’ and ‘professional engineer’?

“To a client, it means you’ve got the credentials to earn their trust. To an employer, it signals your ability to take on a higher level of responsibility.”

http://bit.ly/24J7ub0

Looking to stay local?

Several engineering employers in the San Antonio and/or Texas regions are posting new employment opportunities every day! Be sure to research any of the numerous positions below, starting with your specific engineering specialization:

Biomedical Engineering jobs in Texas

Civil Engineering …

By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering
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By Kate Kastl
Kate Kastl Career Counselor-College of Engineering

Have an engineering interview scheduled? Check out these sample interview questions!

http://bit.ly/1NkaHtt

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 Assistant Director of Career Development
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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