UTSA students and alumni may use Handshake to search for jobs and internships, view and attend virtual recruiting events, and schedule appointments to meet a Career Consultant.

To schedule a career consulting appointment, please follow the steps outlined below.

To ensure you’re seeking the correct advising department, please see the different advising offices here:

  1. Visit utsa.joinhandshake.com
  2. Once you complete your profile, click on “Career Center” from the left menu
  3. Click on “appointment” from the center menu options
  4. Follow the prompts to schedule a day and time to meet with a designated UCC team member
  5. The UCC team member will then approve the appointment and will send you a link to meet virtually
  6. The link will be sent to the email address listed on your Handshake profile
  7. Please refer to our No Show Policy when scheduling your appointment

Students can meet our Career Consultants for the following appointment types:

Career Exploration & Planning: (virtual resource: What Can I do with my Major?, and Career Explorer assessment)

Job and internship exploration (e.g., how to find jobs and internships in specific industries, recommended resources) (virtual resource: Handshake: utsa.joinhandshake.com)

Professional networking (e.g., how to navigate a career expo, how to make the most of a professional networking event, how to develop your “elevator pitch”) (virtual resource VMock and Roadrunner Network)

Resume, CV, & Cover Letter writing (e.g., how to develop a resume for applications, how to create a tailored resume, how to include your organization as experience on a resume) (virtual resource VMock)

Interview preparation (e.g., strategies for responding to common interview questions, recommended resources)(virtual resource Interviewing.com and VMock)

Graduate & Professional School (e.g., if graduate school is part of the career plan, application document development, finding programs of interest)

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