Center for Career Development News

Cat Financial, Pilot Flying J Interview Rooms Dedicated

In a ceremony on October 4 at the Student Union, Jim Duensing, chief financial officer of Caterpillar Financial Services, and Paul Shore, vice president of talent acquisition for Pilot Flying J, helped dedicate interview rooms named in honor of their respective companies within the university’s Center for Career Development.

Five Ways New Graduates Can Succeed in Their First Post-College Job

More than 3,000 UT seniors will embark on a new journey after they graduate next week. Many will begin their first post-college jobs, while others will take internships or fellowships or attend graduate school in the fall. UT’s Center for Career Development aims to reach all undergraduates early in their college careers to help them achieve their goals after graduation.

Career Development Offers Tips to Avoid Job Posting Scam

The Center for Career Development wants to remind you to be cautious of fraudulent job postings and phishing emails that advertise part-time jobs. The center has provided a list of the key things to know to avoid a job posting scam.

Smokey’s Closet Is Accepting Donations

The Center for Career Development, Student Disability Services, and the Student Government Association for the second year are partnering on Smokey’s Closet, a clothing closet initiative.

Top Five Ways to Spend Your Summer at College

With spring semester coming to an end in May, college students might already be thinking about how to spend their summer. While hometowns and the beach may beckon, some of the greatest summer opportunities are available in their flourishing college towns.

Summer Session Ideal for Employees’ Children

UT employees’ sons and daughters who come home from other colleges during summer can continue to work on their degrees by taking classes here. UT welcomes visiting students to take a class on campus, abroad, or online. Interested students should check with their home institution to ensure courses will transfer. To apply for the summer

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Haslam College of Business to Honor Veterans, Active Service Members

The Haslam College of Business will recognize veterans and active service members at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, November 10, in the college’s atrium. The event falls on the birthday of the United States Marine Corps and features retired Marine Col. Kenneth Dunn as the keynote speaker.

Five Reasons You Should Attend an Upcoming Job Fair

Whether you want to learn more about your job options after college or an opportunity to practice your networking skills, make plans to attend one of the upcoming job fairs hosted by the Center for Career Development. This year’s fairs include the Engineering and STEM Fair; Supply Chain Management Fair; the Business, Retail, and Government Fair;

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Students Rewarded for Impact on Community

Many college students would like to make a difference in the world through volunteering but need a job or paid internship to cover living expenses. Four UT students have sidestepped this problem, thanks to a program called Impact Internships.