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Career Development Center
Univeristy of Houston-Downtown
One Main Street, Suite S402
Houston, TX 77002

 

Phone: 713-221-8980
Fax: 713-223-7463
Email: uhdcareer@uhd.edu

 

Office Hours:
8 am to 6 pm M-Th
8 am to 5 pm Friday

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Career Development Center

 

Choosing a Major/Career

Choosing a major to study can be overwhelming and stressful. With thousands of professions in the world, it’s hard to choose just one. At UHD, we understand career choice is one of life’s most crucial decisions- a decision that requires time, self-reflection and research. As a UHD student, you have plenty of resources at your disposal to guide you through the decision-making process. Our professional career counselors are available for individual appointments to help you select a major that is right for you. We also host workshops and events concentrated on career development.

 

Available Services

Making an appointment

Our skilled career counselors and advisors are available to meet one-on-one to help you develop a plan to achieve your career goals. The Career Development is located in suite 402-South of the One Main Building. Call 713-223-8980 to make an appointment or by email at uhdcareer@uhd.edu.

 

Workshops & Events
Learn what employers are looking for in a resume to increase your chances of getting the interview on this one-hour workshop. Workshop & Events Calendar

 

Self-Evaluation

The first step to finding a fulfilling career is to learn more about you and your personal interest. After performing a full and complete self-evaluation, you can uncover professions to best exercise your strengths and abilities.


MyPlan
With comprehensive research and data, MyPlan.com gives you the truth about colleges, majors, and careers. This innovative site brings clarity and insight into figuring out what is right for you.


StrengthsQuest
StrengthsQuest is an online assessment tool that provides you with guidance and ideas for your career. The assessment has helped millions of people worldwide discover their talents.


The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The MBTI assessment can help students gain insight about themselves and their interaction with others. It also provides a powerful framework for building better relationship and achieving excellence.


TypeFocus
TypeFocus provides personality assessments and personalized reports. After determining what makes you unique, you will be able to find work that best fit your personality, interests, and values.

 

What Can I do With This Major?

Having concerns about which major to choose? What Can I Do With This Major allows you to explore multiple majors or search for information about your selected field of study. This site will help you connect majors to careers.

 

Career & Employment Information

Loaded with adequate information about qualifications and requirements of diverse careers, you will be able to decide which are likely to make excellent use of your assets.


Salary Calculator
Provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the salary calculator program will ask you for information relating to your education, employment history, and other factors, to create the most accurate compensation and employment guidance available.


Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations worldwide.

 

UHD Degree Programs


UHD Undergraduate Catalog

A list of all UHD undergraduate degree programs and courses available for undergraduate students.


UHD Graduate Catalog

A list of all UHD graduate degree programs and courses available for graduate students.


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Last updated or reviewed on 10/30/14

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