The University of Texas at San Antonio campus community continues to closely monitor the development of COVID-19. At the UTSA University Career Center, we are offering our services virtually to prioritize students’ and alumni’s safety and well-being while continuing to support and empower Roadrunners in their career development.
Please see below for accessing our virtual services and resources available to help you achieve your career goals. For questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students can schedule a virtual appointment with their Career Counselor on Handshake (once in your profile, select “Career Center” and then “Appointments”. You may sign up for either a phone or video chat appointment).
Click here to be navigated to Employer Resources.
Handshake is the place where students and companies come to meet, network, and share opportunities for UTSA Students
Take some time to look through some of our favorite Resume Samples and other application document samples by college and/or population category below. We hope this helps! Once you have tailored your resume, upload it to your Handshake account to apply for jobs!
VMock provides students with instantaneous feedback on their resumes. Students submit their resume to VMock, artificial intelligence marks and provides corrections based on the parameters made by the University Career Center’s counseling team. If you are a College of Business student, please access VMock with this link: https://www.vmock.com/utsacspd/
Interview Stream allows students to get interview practice before the actual interview! Practice from the comfort of your computer and get feedback on how on well you did.
CareerShift is where students can find job opportunities from across the nation. CareerShift pulls jobs posting from all over the internet and puts them all in one place.
LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos.
Candor has created a live list of organizations that are still hiring or in some version of a hiring freeze. This list is 100% user-generated. The University Career Center cannot confirm the accuracy of these statuses.
Road to Recovery Guides: The University Career Center team has developed guides for students searching for a job or an internship. These guides are to assist you in pivoting and adapting to this new job market and to make you as marketable as possible to an employer.
LinkedIn’s 2020 Grad’s Guide to Getting Hired: For those of you who are just entering the job market this spring, it’s a really uncertain time. In the last few months, almost every aspect of life has been turned on its head and we’re all figuring out what comes next. Linkedin looked at their data to uncover the best opportunities available now, and the skills you should be learning to land them.
- Heartlight Ministries
- Allegiance Floors
- Ten Peaks Media
- Westside Development Corporation
- Cohn & Wold
Greater San Antonio Virtual Career Fair – August 4, 2020
Join UTSA and 9 other universities across the country at the Greater San Antonio Virtual Career Expo!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there any virtual options to recruit UTSA Students?
Yes, the University Career Center is hosting two virtual career fairs. The University Career Center is collaborating with the UT System to bring all UT System students the first system-wide virtual career expo. Learn more about the expo HERE. We are also hosting a Teacher Virtual Career Fair to connect school districts with our College of Education and Human Development graduates. Learn more about the career fair HERE.
How can students see what job opportunities my organization has available?
Organizations can connect with students through Handshake. Students have access to the platform and are able to search for and apply to jobs that are posted. Organizations can also communicate with students through the messaging feature on Handshake. If you need any assistance posting a job, click HERE.
Do you have resume books that you can provide for my organization to review?
The UTSA University Career Center does not maintain a resume books, but organizations have the opportunity to search for students through Handshake. Employers can search for students based on a specific set of qualifications to find students to meet their hiring needs. HERE is a tutorial on how to search for students on Handshake.
Has the academic calendar been affected due to the extended spring break?
The academic calendar has been extended three additional days. The final day of classes will now be May 8, 2020. In turn, the exam schedule will be compressed to five days. Final exams will start May 11 and end May 15. Degrees will be conferred to students who are graduating this semester, however, in-person Commencement ceremonies previously scheduled for May 16-17 will be postponed.
Do you have any recommendations to make for employers trying to go virtual?
NACE has some resources and ideas on how to connect with students. For more information on connecting with students virtually visit NACE’s tip HERE. Handshake also allows organizations to host virtual events. For more information on hosting an event click HERE. If you are looking for information on how to create a virtual internship, InternBridge has an opportunity for organizations to learn more through a webinar on April 2. Click HERE for more information on the webinar.