Diversify Your Talent Pipeline

Texas has added over half a million jobs in the past year and unemployment is at 3.5% in Odessa and 2.6% in Midland, so recruiting in the Permian Basin has its challenges. Many companies are looking for ways to expand …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Executive Director
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Career Champion Spotlight

Join us in celebrating and acknowledging Clark Moreland as a UTPB Career Champion. Clark demonstrates a genuine commitment to guiding students toward their future career paths.

His active involvement in supporting Career Services, such as providing funds for professional attire …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

As a devoted supporter of the University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB), Cassandra’s contributions to Career Services have left a mark on the university community.

Cassandra generously donated clothing to the career closet, providing students with the professional attire. Her …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

Dr. Roy Counts stands out as a mentor for professional growth within our UT Permian Basin community.

He makes a big impact by partnering with Career Services. Dr. Counts connects students with industry knowledge and accounting professionals. He knows the …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Alumni Advice

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Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

Dr. Iris Fierro is a dedicated Career Champion and an inspiration in our workplace.

Her commitment to student success is truly commendable. We appreciate her partnership and commitment in finding time for all the Success Center tutors to engage in …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Executive Director
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Career Champion Spotlight

Gandhi Espino, an esteemed alum, exemplifies the impact one person can have on the journey of countless students. Through his commitment to Career Services and active involvement in campus events, Gandhi has earned the title of a true Career Champion.

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

We take immense pride in our faculty members who go the extra mile to ensure the success of our students. Katelin Barron, is a shining example of unwavering commitment to student development through her participation in the Career Champion Program.

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

We celebrate and recognize Sarah as a dedicated and transformative partner in our Career Champion Program.

For the students at the University of Texas Permian Basin, Sarah, a dedicated professional at ChampionX, has proven to be an invaluable guide and …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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Career Champion Spotlight

Meet one of our exceptional faculty members dedicated to being a Career Champion. Dr. Prakash Pai actively promotes student involvement in resume reviews and career fairs. Thank you for being a committed partner in supporting both your students and Career …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Program Coordinator
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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 Executive Director
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