Are college career fairs worth it? Employers weigh in.

Employers reveal what they look for at a career fair, and how you can stand out.

Not sure whether to sign up for a career fair? This should convince you! Employers come to career fairs because they genuinely want to …

By Gabby Maxwell
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These 9 Tips Will Instantly Make You a Better Job Candidate

I spent a 14-year career interviewing people for all types of jobs. I typically knew within the first five minutes of the interview if that person was going to make it.

It is not difficult to set yourself apart …

By Maribea Merritt
Maribea Merritt Director, Career Education
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Top 21 African American professional groups

Looking for networking support and career advice in your field? You’re bound to find a professional association here that can help.

Whether you’re an African American accountant, attorney or astrophysicist, there’s probably a related professional organization. Joining …

By Amaya Pryor
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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

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9 Things to Say in a Job Interview in 2022

When you think about what to say in a job interview, you probably assume you’ll be answering common interview questions. And while what you say when you answer those questions matters, there are a few more things you should say …

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New BEST COACH position offers assistance and mentoring to College of Health Sciences and Human Performance students

College of Health Sciences and Human Performance is providing extra support for first-generation and transfer students.

Student success is a top priority of The University of Texas Permian Basin. To provide extra support students, a new mentoring position was created …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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How A Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering is Helping One Alumnus Succeed

Hines graduated with his Master of Mechanical Engineering in 2021 and said this degree helped him tremendously in starting his career.

UT Permian Basin Alum, Nolan Hines just finished a successful internship with Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving, Texas. He …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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Guide to Working at EY

Ernst & Young, which operates under the trade name EY, is one of the biggest accounting firms in the U.S. It performs broader professional services for international companies. These services include auditing, assurance, consulting, tax, and investment banking. Considering a …

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What Is an Investment Banker?

An investment banker works for a banking institution to raise capital and advise economic decisions. While that may sound confusing, an investment banker’s job is relatively straightforward.

According to Robert R. Johnson, professor of finance at Heider College of Business, …

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What Are Collaboration Skills? Definition and Examples

Collaboration skills are what you use to work with others efficiently. In the workplace, collaborating means anything from brainstorming new ideas with a teammate to problem-solving with a client.

Collaboration skills are one of the top soft skills employers want …

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