Career and Internship Prep Week

Embrace the extravaganza! Join us in celebrating Career Center’s Career and Internship Prep Week! The week of September 18-22 is dedicated to raising awareness on experiential learning and supporting students with their career development.

Multiple events will take place throughout the week. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you have questions, please email us at

Monday, September 18

Embrace the Extravaganza! Prep Week Kickoff
11:30AM - 2:30PM
Brownsville (BMAIN Courtyard) - REGISTER
Edinburg (ESTUN, Student Union) - REGISTER

Kick off Career & Internship Prep Week with the Career Center! Learn all about the week’s events, play games, and get to know your fellow Vaqueros! We will be answering questions and helping students navigate the many great opportunities of the week ahead.

Tuesday, September 19

Employer Unwrap (Virtual Industry Employer Panel)
12:30 - 1:30PM | REGISTER on ZOOM

Join us for an employer industry panel and understand the value of internships. Receive expert tips to best prepare yourself to become top candidates in this competitive field. This event is open to all students, staff, and faculty. This presentation is hosted in partnership with Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

Step Right Up and Find Your "Why"
3:30 - 4:30PM
Brownsville (BINAB 1.205) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EIAEB 1.212) - REGISTER

Join us as we discuss and work to find your why. We will also be working to utilize your passions to find the company that best fits your future. At the end of the session, you will be able to effectively describe what your “Why” (motivation) is.

Wednesday, September 20

The World's Strongest Link: The Power of Image
12:30 - 1:30PM
Brownsville (BSTOR, Bookstore) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EDBCX, Ballroom) - REGISTER

Join us as we discuss the tips and tricks for building your social capital. We also will discuss the importance of keeping your network and how this benefits you in the job search process.


Test Your Limits! Marvel in Mentoring
3:30 - 4:30PM
Brownsville (BINAB 1.219) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EDBCX, Ballroom) - REGISTER

Join us as we discuss the importance of building your network and the value of connecting with Alumni. We will explore our mentoring platform VaqueroConnect, which allows you to network with alumni and peers. This presentation is in partnership with Alumni Relations.

Thursday, September 21

Face Your Networking Fears
11:00 - 12:30PM
Brownsville (BMAIN, Salon Cassia) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EDBCX, Ballroom) - REGISTER

Students are invited to learn how to overcome the biggest hurdle facing students trying to break into their desired field. We will be having students participate in curating their personal brand and how to effectively network with others. Join for mocktails, snacks, and networking opportunities.

Learn From Talents Around the World (International Student Internship Panel)
12:30PM - 1:30PM
Brownsville (BMAIN, Salon Cassia) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EDBCX, Ballroom) - REGISTER

Learn from our talented international students about their internship experiences. Receive tips and learn best practices from your peers over bites and drinks. This event is in partnership with International Student Services.

Friday, September 22

Resume-ade Refresher
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Brownsville (BSTUN, La Sala) - REGISTER
Edinburg (EDBCX, Bronc Room) - REGISTER

Get your resume refreshed over a fresh glass of lemonade. Meet with our career advisors and receive tips on resume development and formatting. Refreshments and snacks provided!


Contact Us

Brownsville: BINAB 1.105
ESTAC 2.101


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