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Career Resources

Books on display in the second floor of the library about resumes, cover letters, and job hunting.

Career Services is hosting a Resume Lab in Library Room 115 on Tuesday, September 18th. Seating is limited so remember to pre-register at UC 2150 or by calling Career Services at 903-565-5862.

You should also check out the "Marketing My Skills" Lunch 'n Learn hosted by Betsy Freeman, Hiring Recruiter for the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services. The Lunch 'n Learn is also on Tuesday at 11:30am in the UC Ballroom. Free pizza and soda will be provided.

The library has plenty of resources to help with your job search, including two new databases. Job & Career Accelerator is designed to guide any job seeker through the most effective career selection and job search possible. LearningExpress Library is an interactive online platform with tutorials and practice tests to help individuals prepare for dozens of entrance exames like the GMAT, LSAT, GRE and more. It also contains training materials and practice tests for professional certifications and licenses including teacher certifications, real estate licenses, and more.

This week we also have a career resources book display on the second floor next to the circulation desk. You should also check out our Career Research Guide for web resources, books, and articles for individuals on the job market or employees new to a field.

If you can't make the resume lab on Tuesday, there will be another held on November 28th. Contact Career Services for more information. As always, feel free to Ask-a-Librarian. We're here to help.

18 September 2012 - 4:00pm
Published by tlemaistre2 on 17 Sep

Career Fair

Job applicant consults with potential employer at a career fair.

Career Services is putting on a Career Fair on Tuesday April 17th in the UCN Ballroom. There will be over 50 employers there looking to hire in all majors. It is recommended that you dress professionally, bring your resume, and register through Patriot Jobs. Even if you aren't graduating this semester the Career Fair can be a great place to find an internship, get something part-time, or just learn more about what's out there in your field.

Come to the library to check out our career books on resume writing, job hunting, and interview skills. Check out our Career Resources Guide for more information on library resources that can help you secure a job or internship. As always, feel free to contact or stop by the reference desk for help navigating library resources.

Photo provided by jeremy.wilburn and released under a Creative Commons License.

17 April 2012 - 1:00pm
Published by tlemaistre2 on 16 Apr

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