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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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 …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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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 …

By Erica Burns - Forage
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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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Career Services team places dozens of students in summer internships

Additional funding was made available thanks to a Work-Based Learning Opportunity Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

UT Permian Basin’s Career Services team is passionate about helping students feel prepared to enter the workforce after they graduate. One …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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Mechanical Engineering Student Shares Her Internship Experience

Senior Mechanical Engineering student, Meinar Sheila, completed a three-month internship that she said has opened her eyes to new opportunities.

Through the internship fair put on by Career Services, Sheila was able to secure an internship position with Liberty Energy, …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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Job searching is just like buying a car!

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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15 Data Science Careers Worth Pursuing in 2021

In 2021, data scientist is the second-best job in America. A quick search on LinkedIn shows 113,000 data science positions. From Facebook and Amazon to Pfizer and the Ford Motor Company, organizations of all sizes across industries have open data …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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New Partnership to Cultivate STEM Teachers in the Region

UTeach Permian Basin is aimed at dramatically improving classroom instruction and academic outcomes in the STEM fields for K-12 schools

The University of Texas Permian Basin is pleased to announce a new partnership with UTeacha program that recruits and trains STEM …

By Alexa Dunson
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7 Cybersecurity Career Paths & Jobs To Consider in 2021

In the last year alone, 86% of organizations had at least one user try to connect to a phishing site, found a study by Cisco. Since the pandemic and the more widespread adoption of digital technologies, cybersecurity threats have increased. …

By Sakshi Gupta - Springboard
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