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August 2015, Issue 8


UTSA Career Center

The UTSA Career Center offers a wide range of resources and events to transition Roadrunners to exciting careers in San Antonio and beyond. We are busy all year (even over the summer) and look forward to helping students throughout this new academic year (check out our schedule of events below).

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Third Annual Career Conference a Rousing Success

On August 11th the UTSA University Career Center hosted the Third Annual Career Conference in the H-E-B University Center. Almost 200 seniors, graduate students and alumni registered for the event which featured a full day of presentations, workshops, training and networking focused on achieving career success after graduation.

The day began with a welcome from University Career Center Director Audrey Magnuson, followed by a keynote address on achieving success from UTSA alumnus, entrepreneur and founder of LION Mobile Devon Ryan.

Following the morning general session, attendees participated in their choice of 16 individual career workshops as well as an Etiquette lunch and networking training. The conference concluded with a networking reception attended by numerous San Antonio area business leaders, recruiters and hiring managers.

The Career Conference continues to grow in size, content and popularity, and the University Career Center is already planning for the 2016 Career Conference.

University Career Center Announces Fall Lineup of Career Events

The UTSA University Career Center is excited to announce an expanded and enhanced schedule of career events for the fall 2015 semester, including:

EventDay / DateTimeLocation
Part-time Job FairWednesday, 9/029:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.UC North 1st & 2nd Floor
Veteran’s Networking EventTuesday, 9/226:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.SA Marriott NW
S.T.E.M. Career FairWednesday, 9/238:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Convocation Center
All-Majors Career FairWednesday, 9/231:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Convocation Center
Professional Etiquette DinnerWednesday, 10/75:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Denman Ballroom
Educator Career FairWednesday, 10/28 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.HUC Ballroom

In addition the Career Center will be offering 12 Wednesday “Lunch & Learn” workshops and 11 Group Mock Interview sessions. Walk-in hours are available Monday through Friday from 1-4 p.m. and walk-in staffing has been doubled to accommodate as many students as possible.

New for the fall semester are almost 200 on-demand career webinars made possible through the Career Center’s partnership with Evisors. These on-demand webinars, on a variety of career-related topics from industry experts, are free to all UTSA students and alumni, and can be viewed at any time, from any location. There is no limit to the number of webinars that an individual may view.

Many other events and activities are planned throughout the semester. For more information visit RowdyJobs.

Submitted by —
Morris Ellington
Program Manager,
University Career Center