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Serviced out of Denton, Career Services has shared its numerous resources, and hosts a significant presence here at the Houston site.  Nested in the Office of Student Life (Room # 2300) are a variety of materials that are waiting for you to fulfill their purpose in life. 

Resources in Student Life
*Books for Borrowing - Check It Out!
*Cassette Tapes for Borrowing- Check It Out!
*Free Materials - Available for the Taking
     *Job Search Guides
     *Single Page Examples in Display Stands (resumes,
       cover letters, action verb lists, writing and 
       networking tips, etc.)

Position Announcements
Student Life acts as the conduit for agencies inside and outside of TWU to contact for new listings.  Those job descriptions are placed: 
     *in Notebooks [Office of Student Life, 2nd floor], 
     *on the Bulletin Board [3rd floor vending area] and 
     *on the Job Postings web page [Student Life - Houston] 
NOTE:  Individual academic departments frequently post job announcements on their respective web sites, and it is not unusual to see postings on academic
specific bulletin boards.

               
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Health Professional Career Days 
Career Days are sponsored annually at the Houston site, showcasing anywhere from thirty to fifty healthcare employers who are anxious to meet with TWU students and discuss employment opportunities.  
*Monday, October 28th, 2013:  Health Professional Career Day, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
*Monday, February 10th, 2014:  Health Professional Career Day, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Participant Lists can be found in links associated with respective Career Days.  Typically those employer names are posted within weeks of a given Career Day.  We are excited about the promising futures of our TWU ~ Houston graduates!

Career resource LibraryResume and Cover Letter Review
[available through the Career Services Office in Denton
Interested in a resume and/or cover letter critique?  Please email your draft in a Word Document to careers@twu.edu.  The Career Services Office requests that you allow 7 business days to receive feedback. 

Mock Interview
[available through the Career Services Office in Denton]
For those desiring to schedule a mock interview, please contact Career Services at 940-898-2950 (or using one of the campus beige phones, dial 81-2950).  A telephone mock interview can be arranged with a staff member from that office, and students will receive helpful hints as well as encouragement with this practice one-on-one interview.

Another excellent vehicle to practice interview skills is with Interview Stream.  Coordinated through Career Services, this online program gives students the flexibility to practice anywhere - anytime.  To begin, you will need a computer, Internet access plus a webcam.  Go to www.twu.interviewstream.com to register for free. 

There are a variety of resources available on the Denton Career Services web site as well as through that office – even long distance – for Houston students. For additional information regarding Job Search Assistance, please refer to the Career Services web site, or call the Career Services Department on the Denton campus directly at (940) 898-2950.

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