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Get Noticed: UHD Career Development Center Is Here To Help


By Sheryl E. Taylor

The University of Houston-Downtown’s Career Development Center (CDC) is hosting two events to help students, faculty and staff get noticed in their career pursuits.

Event Details

“Link Up with LinkedIn”
Wednesday, March 27
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
One Main Building, Room S402

CDC Career Coaches will be available to assist students—only College of Sciences & Technology, College of Public Service, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, University College—with creating and/or optimizing their LinkedIn profile. In addition, free headshot photos will be provided.

“Dress to Impress On a Budget”
Thursday, March 28
Noon – 1:30 pm.
Robertson Auditorium

Open to all students, faculty, and staff), UHD student models will showcase the proper attire to wear during a job search with a focus on putting together a professional wardrobe without breaking the bank. Ireina Reeves with WorkSource Solutions will give career tips on everything from what clothing to wear to how to prepare and impress hiring managers at an interview.

For more information, contact the Career Development Center at 713-221-8980.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.