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Mission and goals

Mission Statment

Career Services is dedicated to providing the highest quality career advice, work experience programs, and information that will help prepare students meet the challenges of the competitive job market of today and tomorrow. The staff is committed to the enhancement of our leadership role within the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Campus and surrounding communities. To accomplish this mission, we are devoted to effective and efficient customer service with emphasis on creativity and team building.

Department Goals

  • To continue to provide a comprehensive and effective service to all students, alumni, business clientele, and university staff. Services include: advising, career exploration, the development of skills through internship programs, and part-time quality job opportunities related to the student's future career goals
  • To continue the enhancement of our employment development; the team's efforts in creating quality long range and part-time employment programs that will effectively equip the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College students with the tools to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • To encourage students, motivating them to seek internship programs while enrolled, enhancing their pathway to a career.
  • To focus on career development efforts, i.e., providing outreach to potential employers by inviting them to career expos, participating with internship programs, including participation in career and student employment conferences, workshops, alumni contacts, and on-site visits.
  • To enhance the center's rapport with university faculty, facilitating collaborative efforts amongst faculty, students, and employers, ensuring sufficient contact amongst the triad. Thus, ensuring a smooth transition for students into the work force.
  • The team will continue to welcome recruiters (local, state, out of state) in a professional manner, demonstrating to them much appreciation for recruiting UTB/TSC students and alumni.

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