Employer Information Sessions This Week: Cigna, Gallup, and Freescale

22 Sep

The following employer will be on campus this week for an information session about jobs with their company. Check CometCareers for any additional details.

Wednesday, Sept. 24: Cigna Supplemental Benefits, 11:00-12:00 am, SSB 3.107

Cigna Supplemental Benefits representative will be discussing career opportunities for students with an interest in pursuing actuarial careers.

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Thursday, Sept. 25: Freescale, 5:00-6:30 pm, JSOM Davidson 1.118

Freescale is a leader in microcontrollers (MCUs) and digital networking processors for the automotive, networking, industrial and consumer markets. Our vast portfolio or products includes 8 and 16-bit MCUs, 32-bit MCUs and processors, analog and power-management, RF and sensing solutions. Freescale technology makes the things you use every day smarter, from e-readers and tablets, to medical equipment and cars, to home appliances, computer networks and beyond.

Today, Freescale is leading the charge to help bring the Internet of Things to life – a new world in which everyday objects not only connect but cooperate with each other, humans, environments and infrastructures. Freescale Connected intelligence reflects our comprehensive and collaborative approach to enabling this next wave of innovation. Whether it’s the hardware and software solutions we make, the partnerships we forge, or the expertise we provide, we’re helping our customers turn the Internet of Things into reality.

The majors we target are Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineers, Materials Science, Management Information Systems, and Information Technology & Management

Friday, Sept. 26: Gallup, 4:00-5:00 pm, SSB 3.107

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE GALLUP INFORMATION SESSION ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, FROM 4:00-5 P.M. IN THE CAREER CENTER SEMINAR ROOM SSB3.107

Gallup Technology Manager Jim Collison and Director of Talent Resource Jodi Kennedy, will be present to discuss full-time opportunities with Gallup, the internship program, as well as the wide array of tools and applications Gallup Technology associates design and support. There will also be time allotted to answer any questions about Gallup’s application process.

Gallup does sponsor international students for internships and full-time opportunities.

Software Developer Internship
Software Developer
Technical Project manager Internship

Hope to see you there!

 

C2B Leadership Conference – Austin, TX

19 Sep

College Freshman and Sophomore Women

Build Your Leadership Skills, Your Resumé and Your Network

Expand your leadership capabilities and prepare for your career future at the Forté C2B Leadership Conference. A one-day interactive event, this conference will give college women from diverse academic backgrounds the chance to explore different functions in business, gain valuable leadership experience, and meet representatives from leading companies and business schools. The conference is free and a travel stipend is available for women traveling more than 50 miles to the event.

 

Where: University of Texas at Austin

When: Friday, November 14, 2014, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Application Deadlines: Round 1 – September 30 and Round 2 – October 27

Learn more at http://bit.ly/1oJoZAq

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Upcoming Dallas Area Job Fairs

17 Sep

Check out these two great upcoming Career Fairs in the Dallas area!

 

EmployAbility Job Fair – Sept. 30, 10am – 2pm

Presented by the Dallas Mayor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities. Learn more at eventbrite.com/e/employability-career-expo-tickets-11840915497

EmployAbility Job Fair September 30 2014

North Texas Technology Hiring Expo – Oct. 1, 8:30am – 1:00 pm

Sponsored by the Richardson Chamber of Commerce and the Metroplex Technology Business Council. Learn more at business.richardsonchamber.com/events/details/north-texas-technology-hiring-expo-2675

Technology Hiring Attendee Information

 

Employer Information Sessions This Week: Reach Out Volunteers And Nokia

15 Sep

The following employer will be on campus this week for an information session about jobs with their company. Check CometCareers for any additional details.

Thursday, Sept. 18: Reach Out Volunteers, 12:00 – 400 pm, SU Phoenix Room, SU 2.508

Information sessions beginning at 12, 1, 2, and 3pm! Are you looking for something exciting, life-changing, and adventurous to do this summer? Volunteer in Africa, Asia, or South America to change the world and have the experience of a life time!

Reach Out Volunteers will be on campus to recruit students for volunteer and internship positions abroad.

 

Thursday, Sept. 18: Nokia, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, SSB 3.107

Nokia is seeking EE, CS, CE, and TE majors for 15 full-time positions – and they hire 15 people every semester!  They are considering students who are US Citizens or Permanent Residents.  Come learn more and get some PIZZA!

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Resume ER – Sept. 18

11 Sep resumeER

Is your job search on life support? Does your resume need CPR, STAT?

Resume ER is Sept. 18 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in the VCB Atrium.

Then bring a hard copy of your resume to be critiqued by INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS! Get tips on how to better market yourself and how to stand out from the crowd. Arrive any time from 1:00 – 3:45 for a 15 minute critique session.

 

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Employers from the following companies will be attending:

L-3 Mission Integration

KidsCare Therapy

TEKsystems

Wells Fargo Consumer Lending Group

Avalon Consulting, LLC

inTelesystems

Intuit

Axxess

Essilor of America

ONEprop, Inc.

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management

Ethos Group

Teach For America

PriceKubecka, PLLC

Cisco Virtual Career Fair

10 Sep

Cisco is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 15! Register at CareerEco.com/Events/Cisco.

cisco virtual fair

Employer Information Session This Week: Kohl’s

8 Sep

The following employer will be on campus this week for an information session about jobs with their company. Check CometCareers for any additional details.

Tuesday, Sept. 9: Kohl’s, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Phoenix Room, SU 2.508

Kohl’s Contact Center is Hiring!

Part-time Risk Management Advocate Positions are open in our new Contact Center in Richardson, TX! Joins us for our Drop-in Information Session for more information on how to apply!

Tuesday,September 9
10am – 2pm
Phoenix Room, SU 2.508

Contact the UT Dallas Career Center via email at careercenter@utdallas.edu
or call 92-883-2943 if you have questions about this event!

Fall Career Seminars Start Next Week!

4 Sep

Our series of Career seminars starts on Sept. 9. Check the events tab in CometCareers for seminar details! (Click the images below to enlarge)

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What Employers Want to See When They Google You

2 Sep

Did you know that many  employers use Google and Social Media as part of their background checking process? What you put on the internet can have consequences to your career. Check out this post on Brazen Careerist by Brenda Berkelaar to learn more about you should be posting online to help boost your career!

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Activate Your CometCareers Account!

29 Aug

CometCareers is a great resource for finding job and internships! The Career Center posts all job opportunities and events in CometCareers – all you have to do is set up your account.

Follow these simple steps to access your account:

  1.  Go to the Student Log In Page
  2. Click on the “Forgot Your Password” link below and enter your NetID in the username field.
  3. Click the Reset Password button. A randomly generated password will be sent to your UT Dallas email address. 
  4. Log in with your new password and complete your profile.
  5. Your account will be activated within 2 business days.
  6. Start searching for jobs!

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