Career Services

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Career Services Department provides a number of programs and services to educate, develop and assist TWU students in successfully meeting the challenges of an ever-changing world of work. The Department provides career guidance and counseling as well as a wide range of resources including job search guides; workshops and seminars concerning resume writing, interviewing skills and job search techniques; a comprehensive reference area; and access to jobs through on campus recruitment activities and career fairs. Please visit the Career Services website or call 940-898-2950 for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

Career Counseling

Career Counseling is available to assist students with career planning and decision-making. Individual Career Counseling and testing is provided to assist students with conducting an assessment of personality, interest and values and with determining career options to explore. Professional staff conduct regularly scheduled seminars on career planning and decision making.

A Career Resource Library is available to provide students with occupational information. Career exploration materials available to students include career references, directories, books, pamphlets, videotapes, and job search and employer reference materials. Some materials may be checked out from the library.

Job Search/Employment Assistance

Job search and employment assistance is available to assist students and alumni with the job search process and obtaining full-time employment. Students and alumni can meet with professional staff for a resume critique and mock interview. Professional staff also conduct regularly scheduled seminars on developing a resume, interviewing, and preparing for the job search.

Full-time employment opportunities are posted on the Career Services Student Employment website . Career day events are held several times a year in Denton, Dallas, and Houston. The schedule of Career Days is posted on the Career Services website .

Student Part-Time Employment

Student Employment at Texas Woman’s University is a centralized information center for part-time positions on campus as well as off-campus opportunities. Any TWU student who is enrolled in at least one credit hour is eligible to work on campus. Job announcements for on-campus positions are posted outside Career Services, HDB 2nd floor and on the Career Services website .

Students who are interested in employment on campus should review the job announcements, follow the “how to apply” instructions listed on each announcement and, when hired, must complete a W-4, payment option form, and provide identification to complete the I-9 form to be processed for payroll. Students will also be required to submit information to allow the university to conduct a criminal background check, which is standard employment procedure.  Students at the Denton Campus may obtain these forms in HDB 200; students at the Dallas Center may obtain their forms in IHSD Suite 3600; and students at the Houston Center may obtain their forms in IHSH 1300C.

Off-campus positions are posted on the Career Services Student Employment website . There are a wide variety of opportunities available to students. Most positions are in the Denton, Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex areas. The position listings change continuously and students are encouraged to review the website for updated information.