So you Want to Apply to Grad School?

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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So you Want to Apply to Grad School?

Upcoming Dallas Area Job Fairs

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

 

Upcoming Dallas Area Job Fairs

Cisco Virtual Career Fair

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

cisco virtual fair

Cisco Virtual Career Fair

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Job Fairs

The Dallas Arboretum is hosting three job fairs this month for part-time positions. Visit dallasarboretum.org/contact/employment-opportunities to learn more!

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden Job Fairs

Allstate Job Fair – June 26

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.

For Online Use- Allstate Texas Career Fair Poster

Allstate Job Fair – June 26

Hire Live Mangement, Sales, and Retail Career Fair

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!

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Hire Live Mangement, Sales, and Retail Career Fair

MAC3 DFW Career Fair

Check out the MAC3 DFW Career Fair tomorrow at the Grapevine Convention Center! View the list of attending employers and available positions and RSVP!

MAC3 DFW Career Fair Job Seeker Flyer

MAC3 DFW Career Fair

Great Lakes Job Fair – May 3

Great Lakes is hosting a job fair on May 3. They are hiring up to 150 new employees! (click on the image to enlarge)

Great Lakes Job Fair Flyer

Great Lakes Job Fair – May 3

Just In Time Resume Critiques and Expo

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.

JIT Resume Critique Session

Just In Time Career Expo Flyer

Just In Time Resume Critiques and Expo

Fidelity On-Site Job Fair

Fidelity is hosting an on-site career fair for May and August graduates! Register by April 21 at http://tinyurl.com/m265n6s

fidelity career fair

Fidelity On-Site Job Fair