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On-Site Resume Reviews

On-Site Resume Reviews

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Fall 2014 Professional Development Events

Fall 2014 Professional Development Events

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San Antonio Area Job Fairs

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Career Services is committed to providing career counseling and education to all UIW students and alumni. Our services include, but are not limited to, individual career counseling, personality and career assessment, resume and cover letter development, and career related workshops.

 

What do you need help with?

Choosing A Major & Career

Need help deciding on a major or career? Check out some of the resources below to help you ask the right questions that will set you on the right college and career path!

  • Use our Career Exploration Guide to discover potential majors and careers. This guide allows you to create a career action plan that you can follow while exploring your interests in college. Need help? Contact us at (210) 829-3931 and a career counselor will be available to help you determine potential interests.
  • Career Services offers a variety of Professional Development Assessments that students can take to explore their interests and personality types. Personality assessments are a great way to learn characteristics about yourself that you can use throughout your career. Schedule an appointment today to take your professional development assessment.
  • TypeFocus is another assessment tool that measures three concepts: personality, interests, and values. The combination of these concepts will provide you with great insights and accurate results that you can use during college and beyond. Follow the instructions to take the TypeFocus Assessment and learn more about your personality today!
  • Powered through O*Net, My Next Move is an interactive tool for new job-seekers to learn more about their career options. Use My Next Move to learn about your career options today!
  • What Can I Do With This Major? Whether you are exploring majors or looking for more information about your career field, “What Can I Do With This Major?” will help you connect your major to various career options. Use this site to learn about the typical career areas and the types of employers that hire people with each major, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate.

Writing your Resume & Cover Letter

The resume and cover letter are essential to any job or internship search.  Use the links below for pointers and tips on how to write a resume and cover letter that will get you noticed.  Once you have drafted your resume and cover letter, upload it to Career Circuit to be reviewed by a career counselor. 

View these videos provided by CareerSpots for more information on resume/cover letter writing tips and strategies:


Interviewing

Take a look at these CareerSpots videos for more tips on Interviewing:



Finding a Job

The job search can be overwhelming. Use the resources below for tips on how to navigate the waters of job searching:

Use these CareerSpots videos to guide you in your job search:

Finding an Internship

Finding an internship while you are in school can be just as overwhelming as the job search towards the end of your college career.  Whether its just for the summer or a whole academic year, the resources below can help you during your internship search.

 

Resources by classification:

Freshman

Your first year in college is a great time to begin thinking about your career goals and aspirations. It is during this time that you will begin thinking about what you want to do during your time in school,  your life after college, and spend time exploring your options while in college. Your first two semesters in college should be spent learning your interests and taking a variety of classes that will help you explore potential majors. Check out “What Can I Do With This Major?” to connect possible majors with related career fields. Want to know more about your personality type and how you can use that type in your career? Log in to TypeFocus to take a personality assessment. Need more help? Schedule an appointment with a career counselor to learn more about how to use these resources to your advantage in your first year of college.

CareerSpots offers a variety of videos like the ones below to help you during your job search:


Sophomore

During your Sophomore year of college, you should start solidifying your career path.  If you are still unsure about your major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor to take a professional development assessment. Start developing your resume with the resume samples listed below.  Now that you’ve gotten used to college life, consider joining a student organization and obtaining a leadership role in the organization you join.  Use the resources below during your second year in college to guide you in your career path.  Don’t forget to schedule an appointment for resume reviews and mock interviews!

The CareerSpots videos below are great resources to use during your job search:





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