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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) – the second-largest university in Houston – 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 more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.