University of Mary Hardin-Baylor 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

Career Services

Mission

The mission of Career Services, a division of Student Life, is to encourage and assist students and alumni in the discovery of their unique talents and gifts, development of career and job related skills, and leadership in purpose and vision as they pursue their calling

Services

Complimentary services include: Assessments; Career Coaching; Job Fairs; Crusader Successes; Career Choices & Job Posting Publications; CRU Connection online platform linking Crusaders with Employers; Internship Searches; Job Leads; Mock Interviews; Resume Development and Research Tips. Students registering with CRU Connection and Career Services are provided an action plan for their entire college career with specific tasks for each of their years of study. In addition, workshops for seniors include a fall Senior Etiquette Dinner. Career planning is a four year action plan and not to be completed several weeks prior to graduation.

Job Postings

Career Services CRU CONNECTION hosts online listings of internships and part-time and full-time job postings, including liberal arts, business, technology, teaching positions, health care, and ministry opportunities.

Job Fairs

Several campus job fair events are hosted as well as a calendar listing of area career-related activities.

Interviews

Mock interview appointments are available for students and graduates to prepare for that important job interview. Career Services offers a resource area for career planning and is partnered with several national career search internet resources that serve college graduates.

UMHB 4100 Career Coaching & Planning Course

Each Semester Career Services offers a Career Coaching & Planning Course for one hour academic credit to assist students in career development education. This course is designed to offer students enhanced career coaching through personalized coaching, planning and course of action with opportunity for independent study. Activities and assignments are designed to meet personal career calling and planning.

Resources

Valuable career resources are available in the form of Career Services website, workshop presentations, and printed materials including Career Planning Guides, Career Rookie, Black Collegiate and Job Choices. Other internet tools include Cru Career Spots, career libguides with the Townsend Memorial Library, Strong Interest Inventory, and MonsterCollege.com partnerships.

Career Services is located in the Bawcom Student Center, Suite 230. Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Appointments are available. Walk-ins are welcomed.

Career Services

UMHB Box 8415

900 College Street

Belton, TX 76513

Office: (254) 295-4691

careerservices@umhb.edu

http://careerservices.umhb.edu