resume writing

Resume Writing

Resume workshops are one of the services that is provided at the Career and Professional Development Center. The Ambassadors and Staff provide detailed explanations, as well as, step-by-step processes for creating a career ready resume.

Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews are one-on-one, 30-minute practice interviews designed to prepare the individual for the actual interview process. Students and alumni who partake in mock interviews at the Texas Southern University Career & Professional Development Center are 88% more successful when interviewing with actual employers or programs.

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job search strategy

Job Searching Strategies

Handshake is your one-stop shop and world-class career development platform. Texas Southern University students and alumni are exclusively invited to actively search for career opportunities and internships pertaining to their career interest.


Through Employer Seminars, Coffee Chats and job fairs, students and alumni are able to receive insightful information from top level industry professionals. Each semester, the Career & Professional Development Center facilitates informational sessions hosted by an array of employers who are actively recruiting on campus.

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Dress for Success

The Dress for Success workshop addresses the importance of proper attire as it relates to interviews and business events. Students in need of professional attire for a job interview, business event or internship, can visit the Career Center to complete the referral form. Once a student secures a job, she is invited to receive eight additional professional attire pieces and is invited to join the Professional Women’s Group. 

The Professional Women’s Group is a job retention and career advancement program, and after clients attend program classes, they are welcome to shop at no cost and build their professional wardrobe.

dress for success

Career Gear: While Dress for Success is designated for women, Career Gear is a professional attire workshop designated for men.During their SuitUp Appointment, clients receive interview appropriate attire, education on how to wear and care for their attire and coaching on behavioral interviewing. Both programs provide free suiting to students and alumni for job interviews and job employment.

Professional Headshots

The Career and Professional Development Center provides free headshots to students and alumni every Friday and at special events.

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