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Speaker: Chaz Pitts-Kyser
April 7th


Career Development Center
University of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite S402
Houston, TX 77002


Phone: 713-221-8980
Fax: 713-223-7463


Office Hours:
8 am to 6 pm M-Th
8 am to 5 pm Friday



Career Development Center


Career Resources


UHD Library Resources

The W.I. Dykes Library has helpful resources for job search.

Career Decision-Making/Choosing a Major

What can I do with this Major?

a series of detailed information about career options for particular majors. Not all the majors listed are offered at the university. – Learn more about your interests, values, personality and careers through TypeFocus, an online career assessment. Call the Career Development Center for access.

Occupational Outlook Handbook:


After checking out the links above, it’s a good idea to make an appointment with a Career Counselor to discuss deciding a major or choosing your career.

Graduate School

Master’s Degrees

Job Search Guidance

Resumes, Interviewing, (behavioral interviewing) other job search issues:

Job Search Guidance has tools to empower you to succeed in your career and job-search. – Student Mentor connects you to the Advice and People you need to achieve your career goals

The Campus Career Coach – Practical answers to career questions for college students.  


Networking – A Professional/Social Networking Job Search Engine combines the best of two worlds: its job search engine, and the opportunity to network with friends and individuals to deepen your job search.

Associations Unlimited, A directory of professional and nonprofit organizations.


Professional dress

You will be picking clothes to make the best first impression possible—sharp, conservative, professional.


NACE Salary CalculatorThe Salary Calculator program will ask you for information relating to your education, employment history, and other factors, to create the most accurate compensation and employment guidance available. – Provides salary information and salary calculator. – Select the right careers for your spending needs. – Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers.

Online Job Search

General Search Engines – Job Search Engine with Lots of Extras
With Monster, you can narrow your search by location, keywords, and employer; plus, Monster has plenty of job search extras: networking boards, job search alerts, and online resume posting.

www.CareerBuilder.comOne of the Largest Job Search Engines
CareerBuilder offers job searchers the ability to find a job, post a resume, create job alerts, get job advice and job resources, look up job fairs, and much more.

www.SimplyHired.comSimple Job Search Engine
The SimplyHired user "trains" the job search engine by rating jobs he or she is interested in. SimplyHired also gives you the ability to research salaries, add jobs to a job map, and view profiles of companies

Don’t forget the importance of a Google Search!
Google specific terms for professional fields, job titles or functions, industries, locations and combine with the words “job,” “professional organization,” “career.”


Not-for-profits – A Meta Search Job Engine is a meta search engine of many major job search engines and job search boards. You cannot submit your resume from, but Indeed uncovers a lot of jobs you wouldn't normally find on most job search sites. – TexasNonprofits Job Postings allows every single nonprofit to benefit from a web-wide search for the most qualified employee. – Find volunteer opportunities, nonprofit jobs, internships, and organizations working to change the world


Government – The Federal Government’s Official Jobs site – Texas Workforce – jobs in the State of Texas. Click “Job Seekers & Employers.” Click “Search for Jobs.” – Harris County’s Employment Website – City of Houston jobs. – Federal Jobs for Students and Recent Grads


Medical is a free healthcare career resource specializing in allied health, locum tenen and traveling nurse careers.  Learn about all the allied health specialties with in depth career outlooks for each specialty.

Traveling Nurse - Free career resource for nurses researching career opportunities and jobs in the exciting field of travel nursing. The site has free resources on how to become a travel nurse, the benefits, salary, how to find a job and numerous other FAQ’s. 

RN-to-BSN is a comprehensive nursing careers portal which seeks to help current and prospective nurses understand and explore specializations that they can pursue. They can learn more about nursing specializations and the education and certification/licensing requirements needed to pursue that career. Salary information is also provided as a comparison factor.


Technology – Technology Job Search Engine is a job search engine dedicated to only finding technology jobs. Dice also offers those job searchers with a security clearance the ability to search on


Internships – connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry level jobs with the nation’s top employers – The world’s largest internship marketplace. is also available through jobs4gators.


Veterans – Find veteran careers and civilian careers at – A one-stop web site resource for Federal veteran employment information. – Provides a wide variety of services, programs, and events that bring veterans and employers together. – Job search site operated by Lone Star Veterans Association.

Something a Little Different – This page is specifically for students interested in Creative fields such as Fashion, Photography, Music, Interior Design, Event Planning, Modeling and Makeup. – Community Classifieds Job Search
Technically, is not a job search engine, but there is a place to look for jobs. Find your community and find jobs - and the jobs posted on Craigslist tend to be some of the most eclectic, truly interesting jobs around on the Web. - Apparel Executives is the most comprehensive listing for jobs in the apparel and textile industry- an unmatched resource for those in search of employment, or for companies in search of new hires.

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