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Jobs for Gators Was a Big Success—and Jobs Are Still Available!


By Laura Wagner

Last Thursday, 222 Gators took the opportunity to talk to 20 departments about on-campus jobs at the Campus Jobs for Gators Job Fair. UHD Dining Services, UHD Bookstore, Sports & Fitness, and the Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning were just a few of the represented departments. A representative from the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid was also in attendance to helps students determine their federal work-study eligibility. 

Couldn’t make it to the fair? Don’t despair—it’s not too late! The on-campus job of your dreams is still waiting for you. 

Take a look at the photos above to see some of the friendly faces in the hiring departments, then reach out to the Main Career Center or the Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center to find your best opportunity. (And if your résumé needs a little zhuzzing before you apply, those centers can help with that, too!)

Hiring managers: All of the departments that participated in the fair recommended 100% that other departments participate next year to find student workers. Mark your calendars!

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.