Center for Career & Professional Development
Our team approach combines personalized career advising with a wide variety of innovative programs, resources and opportunities to assist you in finding a career direction while enhancing the skills and abilities you need for both personal and professional success.
We provide opportunities for you to explore a variety of occupations, gain valuable experience, and make connections to employers, grad schools, and other resources. We help you develop an individualized job search strategy for post graduation and lifelong career decision making. Together we enhance your personal experience through internships, work study, and student life opportunities design create the skills and abilities top employers and graduate schools are looking for.
Please stop by our office or call 512.863.1346 to schedule an appointment.
Making good career decisions starts with exploration - looking inward at who you are and looking outward at the world of work and all its opportunities.
- Daniel Orozco, Director, Center for Career & Professional Development
Featured Alumni Stories
Jennifer Gingrich Christianson ’99, a German/music grad and current high school German teacher, was one of eight educators to receive the Goethe‐Institut/AATG Certificate of Merit at the recent annual convention of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG).Read Full Story
The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reports that 17.7 percent of 2015 bachelor’s degree grads pursued continuing education, while 25.1 percent of 2015 SU grads reported doing so.Read Full Story
Center for Career & Professional Development News
Southwestern Students Complete Summer Internships at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Ana Sanchez ’22, Justin McCormack ’20, and Megan Melo ’21 reflect on their hands-on internships in the operating room and in the research lab.READ FULL STORY