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Career & Job Search Resources

Many employers seek to hire UHD students and grads, so the Jobs4Gators career services management system is a great place to start your job search. Get your resume uploaded and approved to be able to search for jobs and internships within UHD Jobs4Gators. To do so, please click on the image or the link below.


Research the company or organization you wish to target in your resume, networking, and job search! And make sure you are on the right track with your job search by taking a look at our job search checklist.

Career Fairs:
The UHD Main Career Center periodically hosts career fairs, which are events that give students and employers a chance to meet one another, establish professional relationships, and discuss potential job and/or internship opportunities. Many employers from a variety of industries attend, and there are both general and specialized career fair events. Learn how to prepare for a career fair by viewing this short video!

Company-Specific Research:
Mergent Intellect Database - Search this extensive database of companies and organizations for key information about potential employers. You can also research industries and learn about top players and industry growth indicators.
Monster Jobs - In addition to searching for a specific job, you can use Monster to conduct career research. Find company profiles, reviews, and other information.
Securities and Exchange Commission - Targeting public companies? Research SEC filings to gauge a company’s financial strength.

LinkedIn:
The largest professional network in the world, LinkedIn, will help you connect with prospective employers and UHD alumni. Your LinkedIn profile is your connection to 48,000+ UHD graduates and more than 500 million professionals in more than 200 countries. Today, about 95 percent of recruiters utilize LinkedIn as a major source to find qualified job candidates, so it’s an important tool to have in your job search.
Visit LinkedIn for Students to help get you started on your profile. Once you have your LinkedIn profile setup, your Career Coach can provide feedback on your profile and tips on how to leverage your professional network to help you land a great job. To schedule an appointment with your Career Coach, login to your Jobs4Gators account.

General Search Engines:
www.Indeed.com
www.Monster.com
www.CareerBuilder.com
www.disabilitytalent.org
ZipRecruiter
ZipRecruiter College Jobs

Non-Profit Career Listing:
txnp.org
www.idealist.org
www.unitedwayhouston.org/job-bank
www.learnhowtobecome.org/volunteer-and-nonprofit-careers

Government Career Listings:
Harris County employment site hrrm.harriscountytx.gov
City of Houston employment site  agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm    
State of Texas posting site www.twc.state.tx.us
Recent Graduates posting site www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads/
Federal Government posting site www.USAjobs.gov

Veteran Specific Resources:
LoneStar Veterans Association jobs postings www.vetslist.us
Recruit Military job postings Recruitmilitary.com
Federal veteran employment information www.usajobs.gov/Veterans
Military to Civilian Occupation Translator www.acinet.org/MOC/Default.aspx?nodeid=213
Guide to Jobs for Veterans zety.com/blog/best-jobs-for-veterans
Writing a Military to Civilian Resume zety.com/blog/military-resume

LGBTQ Job Search Resources:
www.hrc.org/resources/best-places-to-work-2018
www.glassdoor.com/blog/companies-lgbtq-equality/
lgbtpipeline.org/jobs

Entrepreneur/Freelancer/Small Business Resources:
Click here for a detailed list of resources and information regarding freelancing, entrepreneurship, and starting your own business.


 

Need help with your search?
Call the Career Development Center to schedule a 30 minute appointment today!
713-221-8980

Last updated 7/24/2019 5:13 AM