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Career Connections David McMahon ‘69 Assistant Director. What is our Mission?. Promote career learning throughout the entire period of a student’s involvement with Texas A&M University by providing career information and facilitating employment contacts. In practical terms, this means.

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Career Connections

David McMahon ‘69

Assistant Director

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What is our Mission?

Promote career learning throughout the entire period of a student’s involvement with Texas A&M University by providing career information and facilitating employment contacts.

In practical terms, this means . . .

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You Are Here!

JOB

SEARCH

john j koldus building suite 209 979 845 5139 http careercenter tamu edu advisor@cctr tamu edu

So Are We!

John J. Koldus Building

Suite 209

979-845-5139

http://careercenter.tamu.edu

advisor@cctr.tamu.edu

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CareerCenterComponents
  • Career Education
  • Experiential Education
  • Interview Services
career education
Career Education

Career Resources Library

  • Salary and Relocation Statistics
  • Employer Literature
  • Employer Directories
  • Job Choices magazines
  • Access to On-line Resources
  • Helpful staff
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Career Education Advising

  • Resume Reviews:
  • 8:30-11:00am and 1:30-4:00pm (M-F)
  • 209 Koldus and various campus locations
  • Appointments (call 845-5139)
  • Walk-in advising (call for schedule)
  • Sigi-Plus and WetFeet
  • E-mail:advisor@cctr.tamu.edu
  • http://careercenter.tamu.edu
career education workshops
Career Education Workshops
  • CCTR Registration Orientation
  • COOP Orientation
  • Internship Search Strategies
  • Resume Writing
  • Behavioral Interviewing Skills
  • Mock Interviews & Interview Coaching
  • The Company Visit
  • Salary Negotiation/Evaluation
  • Business Ethics
  • Dining Etiquette
  • Federal Employment Forum
  • Applying to Graduate School
  • How to “Work” Career Fairs
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Career Education Workshops
  • AggiExternship 2006
    • 1 Day Visit by Students
    • Day-to-day Work of Someone in Your Major
    • 18 Host Companies
    • 23 Locations
    • 200+ Students Participated
    • Austin, B/CS, Dallas,

Fort Worth, Houston,

San Antonio

    • Open to all Colleges
  • AggiExternship 2007
    • January 4th, 5th, 9th,

10th, & 11th

experiential education
Experiential Education
  • Cooperative Education

Multiple work terms; Receive course credit; Always paid

  • Internships

Typically in summer; Usually paid;

Course credit possible

  • Volunteer Work

Community service related

  • Friendly Staff
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Experiential Education

BENEFITS

  • Confirms your choice of major
  • Gain professional work experience
  • Increases marketability upon graduation
  • Meet amazing people
  • Network and gain valuable contacts
  • Apply classroom theory to real-world settings
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Experiential Education

Students’ Personal Experiences

  • Learned that engineers actually use equations in the real world
  • Made numerous professional contacts
  • Learned about the company and industry, engineering design, and manufacturing processes and MUCH MORE!!!
  • Increased motivation to study and learn!
interview services
Interview Services

AggieLaunch Basic – Free

  • 2,500+ Students Registered
  • Job listing databases – nationwide openings
    • Explore Cooperative Education & Internship Opportunities
  • Career development/exploration resources
    • CareerSearch, JobBot!, JobWeb, Sigi Plus, WetFeet, Vault, Going Global
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Interview Services

AggieLaunch Premium

  • 1,450+ Employers Registered
    • Post positions
    • Collect or search resumes
  • 6,700+ Students Registered
    • Apply for positions
    • Manage job search process
    • Sign up for interviews
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Interview Services

AggieLaunch Premium - $35/semester

  • AggieLaunch Basic services
  • 1,450+ Companies actively recruiting
    • On-campus interviewing for full-time, co-op, and internships
      • 1,800+ Job interview schedules posted
      • 20,600+ Interviews hosted last year
      • 66,350+ Pre-select resumes submitted
    • Resume Referrals to employers
      • 1,700+ Resume/Co-op Drops jobs posted
      • 52,150+ Resumes submitted
how to register
How to Register
  • Go tohttp://careercenter.tamu.edu
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How to Register

  • Complete Demographic Data and upload your resume (up to 4 versions)
  • Complete Basic Training tutorial
  • Registration validates User Agreement
  • Attend a Registration Training workshop
  • A $35 User Fee is charged by the university during each fall and spring semester you register with the Career Center through AggieLaunch for on-campus interviews.
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Agriculture

  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Camp Day
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Geosciences
  • Graduate and Professional School
  • Health Professions
  • Industrial Distribution
  • Liberal Arts
  • Life Sciences
  • Math
  • Multicultural Greek Expo
  • Retailing

Career Fairs

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Questions?

We’ve Got Answers!