We encourage our students to make a concerted effort in planning for their careers
by utilizing the model below:
The Career Center provides résumé counseling as well as career counseling. An effective
and competitive résumé is vital to obtaining meaningful employment. In addition,
students are not aware of the different career paths within their disciplines. The
center advises students on career options and assists them with effectively competing
with other graduates within their field.
The Career Planning and Placement Center offers skill/career assessments utilizing
the Self-Assessment Library and Skills Identification programs. By utilizing these
assessments, students are able to identify their strengths and what occupation would
best fit these strengths.
The Career Planning & Placement Center offers an array of seminars to assist students
in preparing them for the workplace. Development workshops/seminars are offered in
the following areas: Résumé Cover/Letter Writing; Professional Attire; Interviewing;
Dining Etiquette; Business Etiquette; Job Search Strategies; Professional Image; Branding
Yourself; Business Ethics; Dining Etiquette; and Networking.
The Career Planning and Placement Center offers an array of programs/events to keep
our students abreast of the marketplace. Events include Corporate Information Sessions,
Career Fairs, On-campus Interviews, Alumni/BEEP Programs, and the Internship Program.
Our main focus is to provide “on-going” internship opportunities with corporations
that will provide the work experience necessary to ensure success. Whether paid or
unpaid, we look to provide our students with internships that will prepare them to
be leaders and entrepreneurs of the future. In addition, we offer an Internship course
to provide professional development and assist students needing academic credit for
We offer access to on-campus interviews and several job databases for full-time employment.
Local companies visit the campus to inform students of opportunities within an array
Partial list of participating companies for internships:
City of Sugar Land
Ernest & Young
Houston Area Urban League
PAM Media Consultants
Port of Houston Authority
SEO (Student Education Opportunity)
The Breakfast Klub