Career Connections Center

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Laura Shackelford, Director

Denton: WH 200
Phone: 940-898-2950

Dallas: Student Life Office, Suite 3603
Phone: 214-689-6737

Houston: Campus Management Student Services, Room 1300-J
Phone: 713-794-2331


The Career Connections Center serves as a bridge from your educational experience to the world of work. We are here to help you with all aspects of your career planning, from choosing a major to negotiating a salary. The Career Connections Center has professional and friendly staff available to work with students from each TWU College and campus providing tailored advising to meet individual needs. 

Offering a wide variety of programs to aid students throughout the career exploration and preparation process, we partner with you to: 

  • Choose a major and connect academics to careers

  • Design a plan for success

  • Connect to potential career and internship opportunities

  • Connect with employers in fields of interest and learn the effective job search strategies to get you where you want to be

Whether you are on-campus or on-line, the Career Connections Center has programs, tools, and resources available to assist you as you prepare for and make career decisions. 

  • Self-exploration assessment tools

  • No appointment needed, drop-in hours for resume and cover letter critiques along with other career-related questions

  • Online resources including tools to assist you with resume and cover letter writing, interview practice, career exploration, and more

  • Career advising appointments

  • Workshops and webinars on a wide range of relevant career-related topics

  • Job postings, career fairs, and networking events

So come visit us and make a connection that can lead to your career success!