Graduate school can provide you the opportunity to gain concentrated knowledge and skills in a particular area of study. Programs are specific, classes tend to be smaller and you may even progress through your program with a cohort of other students. Working closely with faculty and gaining practical experience through practicums, internships, teaching and research is highly encouraged; it can set you up for success should you decide to move into the workforce or pursue another graduate degree . It’s a rewarding experience, but it takes a lot of work, time and dedication. You’ll need a lot of support from those who care about you.
Deciding whether or not to attend graduate school can be a challenge in itself, let alone which school or program to choose. Having gone through the process myself, and through other research, I have compiled a list of considerations for you to review:
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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
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
Cisco is hosting a Virtual Career Fair on Sept. 15! Register at CareerEco.com/Events/Cisco.
The Dallas Arboretum is hosting three job fairs this month for part-time positions. Visit dallasarboretum.org/contact/employment-opportunities to learn more!
Interested in working for Allstate? Stop by Allstate’s Career Fair in Irving, Texas on Tuesday, June 26! Visit http://allstate-texas.jobs/ to learn about the many career opportunities available.
HireLive will be working with multiple Fortune 500 Companies, Industry Leaders and Local Businesses bringing candidates and companies together for a one day hiring event.
Many of the companies we work with offer some of the following:
- Base + Uncapped Commission Pay Structure
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Full Benefits, 401K, Stock Options
- Company Car or Gas Allowances
- President Club Trips & Other Incentives
- Opportunity for Immense Growth
- $70k + 1st Yr Salaries
● Bring 10-15 Resumes ● Dress Business Professional ● This is a free event for job seekers
Job Opportunities include:
Inside Sales Reps, Outside Sales Reps, Account Executives, Retail Managers, Account Managers, Insurance Sales, Customer Service, Technical Sales, Sales Managers, Pharmaceutical Sales, Telesales, Sales Trainer, Merchandiser, Mortgage Brokers, Financial Planner, Route Sales, Retail Sales, Retail Management, Human Resources and much more!
Check out the MAC3 DFW Career Fair tomorrow at the Grapevine Convention Center! View the list of attending employers and available positions and RSVP!
Great Lakes is hosting a job fair on May 3. They are hiring up to 150 new employees! (click on the image to enlarge)
The Career Center is hosting 2 events for students graduating this semester. The Just In Time Resume and LinkedIn profile critique session will be Tuesday, April 29 from 5:30 – 6:30 in SSB 3.300. The Just In Time Career Expo will be Wednesday, April 30 from 1-3pm in the SU Galaxy Rooms. Learn more about the expo and see a list of attending employers at utdallas.edu/career/springexpos/#jit.
Fidelity is hosting an on-site career fair for May and August graduates! Register by April 21 at http://tinyurl.com/m265n6s