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Diversity & Inclusion Resources

The Career Development Office is committed to not only embracing diversity but fostering the success of all students. In addition to personal advising appointments, the resources below are a starting point for members of our diverse community:

 General Diversity

The …

By Rayna Anderson-Crier
Rayna Anderson-Crier Associate Director, Career Education and Advising Rayna Anderson-Crier
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4 Key Types of Consulting Fit Interview Questions You Must Prepare For

During an interview, it is common to be asked “Tell me about yourself.” Even though you’re mentally prepared for the question to be asked, suddenly your heart starts racing, your mind goes blank, and you just plain forget how to …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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Houston Cleantech Startup Founders Share Their Biggest Challenges

It’s not easy being a green founder.

Dozens of entrepreneurs affiliated with Greentown Labs, the new-to-Houston incubator for startups focused on the energy transition, were in pitch mode during a Nov. 4 event. The incubator hosted a Climatetech Summit at …

By Emily Burleson
Emily Burleson
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How the Supply Chain Broke, and Why It Won’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon

Computer chips. Exercise equipment. Breakfast cereal. By now, you’ve probably heard: The world has run short of a great many products. In an era in which we’ve become accustomed to clicking and waiting for whatever we desire to arrive at …

By Peter S. Goodman
Peter S. Goodman
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3 Essential Tips for Navigating a Career Change

The idea of a lifelong career has changed a lot in recent years. In the past, the majority of people focused on getting in on the ground level and working their way up a company until they retired. But today’s …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers

Regardless of whether you find out at the beginning or end of the hiring process that you didn’t get an offer, it’s a mistake not to change your approach going forward. If you keep taking the same approach, you’ll likely keep getting the same results.

By Jamie Carlstedt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Navigate a Midlife Career Change: Step-by-Step Guide

A midlife career change can be challenging, but it might also be the best decision you ever make. Many mid-life professionals find themselves in declining industries like newspaper publishing or cable television and realize that the grass is greener in …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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The Difference between Strategy, Implementation, and Tech Consulting

There are many different types of management consulting, and with this come a myriad of misconceptions. Three of the most common types of consulting are strategy, implementation, and tech consulting. Do you know the differences between them?

We’ve heard of …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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Contact & Location

Phone
(713) 348-2622
Email
Address

6100 Main Street - MS 531
Houston, TX 77005

Career Service Hours

M 8:30am - 5:30pm
T 8:30am - 5:30pm
W 8:30am - 5:30pm
TH 8:30am - 5:30pm
F 8:30am - 5:30pm