The University Career Center supports graduate and doctoral level students in a number of career development areas. We understand that obtaining an advanced degree will open additional employment avenues you may choose to pursue.
You may consider employment in academia, private industry, government or the non-profit sector. Regardless of the career path you want to pursue, we have professional staff available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your options. In addition, we encourage you to research the resources that the UTEP Graduate School has to offer by visiting their site
Career Education Workshops
- The University Career Center provides several workshops for all students throughout the academic year, click here to view registration instructions, the list of workshops, and dates.
- The Graduate School offers Career Prep Workshop's every semester, click here to view dates and times.
- Check out the dates to view dates and times. for the different Career Fairs the University Career Center hosts throughout the academic year.
- Learn more about how to answer behavioral questions and what steps to take when preparing for an interview.
Résumé or CV reviews with a professional staff member
- Make an appointment with a University Career Center professional staff that is assigned to your college by calling (915) 747-5640 or emailing email@example.com
Document Samples and Guidelines
- Graduate CV General Sample (PDF)
- Graduate Resume General Sample (PDF)
- Statement of Purpose (PDF)
- Recommendation Letter Tips From the Chronicle of Higher Education (PDF)
- For more document resources visit our Sample Documents Page
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