Contact Us

Brownsville: BINAB 1.105
ESTAC 2.101


Phone: Brownsville (956) 882-5627
Phone: Edinburg (956) 665-2243


How to Schedule an Appointment with a Career Advisor

Meeting with the Career Education team can be helpful at all stages of your career journey, from early exploration to landing your first job.

To schedule an appointment, follow the steps below. If you have any trouble scheduling or have any further questions, please let us know at

  1. Log on to Handshake. If you are a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student, you already have an active account. Please log in to your current account using your UTRGV credentials at
  2. Click on “The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Career Center” on your Handshake homepage.
  3. Select “Appointments” button under the header.
  4. Click the blue “Schedule an Appointment” button, then proceed to select the category that suits you.
  5. Finally, select the day and time that works best for you and complete any additional questions on the booking site.
  6. We look forward to seeing you at your appointment!

Types of Career Appointments

  • General Overview
  • Career Path Exploration
  • Personal Branding
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Graduate & Professional School Exploration
  • Internship Exploration
  • Mock Interview
  • Professional Correspondence Review
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae Review

Drop-In Hours

Get support from trained UTRGV student Career Advisors Monday-Friday in ESTAC 2.101 (Edinburg) or BINAB 1.105 (Brownsville); no appointment needed! Career Advisors are available every week from 9am-4pm M-TR, and 9am-1pm on Friday.


9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:00p.m.


9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:00p.m.


9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:00p.m.


9:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.
12:30p.m. - 4:00p.m.


9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

Technical Requirements

Virtual meetings use Zoom. You can use Zoom online using a web browser or install it on a device (desktop or mobile.) Learn more about the software and installation alternatives on the Zoom webpage provided by the Information Technology department.