Brownsville: BINAB 1.105
Edinburg: ESTAC 2.101
Phone: Brownsville (956) 882-5627
Phone: Edinburg (956) 665-2243
Request a Presentation
Career Center provides presentations on specific topics relating to the career development process. To request a presentation, please submit the Presentation Request Form one week in advance. Please note presentations are approximately 1 hour.
Social Networking for a Career
Social Media is rapidly growing and professional use of social channels in soaring. This presentation will provide insight on the expectations of social media use in the workforce, how to search for jobs, and branding yourself professionally online.
Starting the Job Search
Tired of looking for a job and never getting called back or not sure where to get your job search started? This workshop goes over how to overcome obstacles that students face to get you the job you want.
Upgrading Your Resumé
This workshop focuses on expert advice on recent resume writing trends and common mistakes made. Learn how to make your resume stand out in a competitive market.
Career Mind Mapping
What does your ideal career look like? Everyone at some point feels stressed. There are too many ideas, to many options and it can leave a person feeling exhausted just thinking about it all. Bring clarity to your job search with this simple and free mind mapping exercise.
Effective Strategies for Time Management
One of the main factors that can impact your career success is poor time management. Being unable to manage your time can cause a domino effect and impact your major, class chedule, grades, financial aid, graduation, retention and ultimately your job search. Learn the most effective strategies that you can utilize to improve this vital skill and achieve career success.
Professionalism in the Workplace
Making the transition from college student to professional is stressful, obtain the secret on how to make the smoothest move you can and come out ahead.
What Employers Are Looking For
This workshop will cover the characteristics that employers seek and practical activities that will improve one's marketability upon graduation. Learn tips that students from freshmen through seniors should utilize in order to ensure career success.
Career Tips for International Students
As the number of international students in the United States continues to rise, so does the pressure on these students to seecure a job. Attain insight on how to navigate the challenging job search. International students will learn how to market themselves and obtain an overview of their visa status.
The Truth About Internships
Obtaining an internship is an involved process and the students who find the most success are the ones who are diligent and thoughtful in their approach. This presentation will provide tips and strategies to enhance your internship search.
Proper Dining Etiquette
Obtain advice on how to get through those formal receptions and dinners. Common mistakes often made are reviewed as well as information on how to get through them.
Professional Wear: What You Need to Know
Learn what is considered Professional vs. Business Casual. What is the difference and when is it ok to dress professionally or casually in the workplace?
Advice for seeking Federal Employment
This workshop is ideal for students who want to learn about the Career Center, including our services, programs, events, an resources. Learn how the Career Center can help students explore career opportunities during and after college and become the best possible marketable job candidate.
What is Influencing my Career Choices?
Find out what type of decision maker you are as we go over different decision-making styles. In this presentation, you will also learn about what factors are influencing you to make decisions about your career.
Preparing for a Career Fair
This worshop will provide you with insider tips on how to present yourself and what to expect from a career fair.
Resources for finding a Career
This workship is ideal for students who want to learn about the Career Center, including our services, programs, events, and resources. Learn how the Career Center can help students explore career opportunities during and after college and become the best possible marketable job candidate.
Improving Your Interviewing Skills
Do you freeze up at the prospect of going on a job interview? Do your hands get sweaty? Your stomach in a knot? It's a fact that better interviews get better job offers! Yet most candidates show-up for interviews unprepared. Learn the secrets of how to better prepare. Attendees learn responses to tough interview questions, tips to maintain a proper attitude, and appropriate follow-up strategies to get more offers.