Career and Professional Development

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Career and Professional Development

  • Overview

    The Graduate School is here to support you, even after degree completion. You are much more than a student. We aim to equip you with the skills necessary to help you confidently venture into competitive academic programs and/or professional work environments. Our office offers several career and professional development programs throughout the academic year. 

Mock Interviews

  • Overview

    Join us for Virtual Mock Interviews via Zoom to polish and improve your interview skills. Whether you plan to continue your education or enter your career field, having great interview skills will be helpful for your process. Whether you plan to advance your education or enter your career field, having excellent interview skills will benefit your process. Registration is on a first-come, first-served, so we highly encourage you to register as soon as possible Virtual Mock Interviews are for all SHSU graduate students, regardless of program or completion track. 

  • Summer 2022 Interview Schedule

    Register here

    Academic Track

    Wednesday, July 27 via Zoom 
    The academic track will prepare you for an advanced degree, teaching appointment, or research position. 

    Professional / Industry Track 

    Thursday, July 28 via Zoom 
    The professional track will prepare you for an agency, organization, or industry career. 

  • Academic Track

    Wednesday, July 27 via Zoom 
    The academic track will prepare you for an advanced degree, teaching appointment, or research position. 

  • Professional / Industry Track

    Thursday, July 28 via Zoom 

    The professional track will prepare you for an agency, organization, or industry career. 

Professional Wednesday Series

  • Overview

    Professional Wednesday Series presentations enhance the professional toolkits of students and staff. Sessions are delivered online; all sessions are recorded and archived on our Career & Professional Development webpage for future viewing 

    ***To network and to ask individual questions, it is best to attend the live sessions held from 12:00 – 1:00 pm Central Time (CT) via Zoom. 

  • Fall 2022

    Registration Coming Soon

    Next semester’s virtual series is hosted by...(Bio coming soon)

  • Presentation Archive

    Honest Conversations | More Information

    Honest Conversations

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    What Are You Feeding Your Body & Soul? | More Information

    What Are You Feeding Your Body & Soul?

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    Pouring From a Full Cup | More Information

    Pouring From a Full Cup

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    Netiquette & Etiquette | More Information

    Netiquette & Etiquette

    Knowing how to present oneself in different settings is key for academic and professional success. Tune in and dialogue with a veteran industry professional who will share strategies for appropriately engaging in both physical and digital spaces.

    View presentation here | LinkedIn Tips | Career Research

    Career Moments, Milestones, & Missteps | More Information

    Career Moments, Milestones, & Missteps

    If I knew then what I know now... Join us to hear from industry professionals who will share their upfront and personal career experiences, most notably, their most impactful moments, milestones, and missteps.

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    When ‘Plan B’ Becomes ‘Plan A’ | More Information

    When ‘Plan B’ Becomes ‘Plan A’

    Your time at the university is focused on developing ‘Plan A.’ Then circumstances change and require you to alter your initial plan. The reality is that we all must become adept at managing change. Join Jose and Justin to learn from their experiences of managing change.

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    The Truth About Diversity | More Information

    The Truth About Diversity

    What does diversity and inclusion mean to you? As we navigate our interconnected world, it is vital to embrace the differences in ourselves and those of others. Join us to understand the value of marketing your unique talents and promoting inclusivity in the workplace.

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    Career Moments, Milestones, & Missteps | More Information

    Career Moments, Milestones, & Missteps

    If I knew then what I know now... Join us to hear from industry professionals who will share their upfront and personal career experiences, most notably, their most impactful moments, milestones, and missteps.

    View Presentation here