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Virtual Career Services

From virtual appointments and drop-in hours to resources on successful video interviewing and the job search during this time of social distancing, we have you covered. Need something that is not listed below? Email us at careerservices@txstate.edu.

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  • Options for SCHEDULing AN APPOINTMENT

    • Click: Create Appointment and sign into your Jobs4Cats account. Select "schedule a new appointment".
    • Reply directly to a Career Services weekly email. (These come from real people!) Or, email us at: careerservices@txstate.edu.
    • Call us at 512-245-2645, Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM. Be sure to leave a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible. 
  • Crafting Your Resume

    Learn more about crafting a successful resume.

    Online Resume Review

    Using our online resume review a live representative from our office will review your resume and return it to you within 48 business hours with practical feedback. Feel free to submit your resume as many times as needed. 

  • Using LinkedIn

    Check out LinkedIn's resources for students to ensure you are ready to virtually network with alumni and colleagues. 

    Arrange Informational Interviews

    A really great way to connect with alumni and employers you are interested in is to conduct an informational interview. We can help: check out this informational interview resource to guide you every step of the way. 

  • LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning offers video-based courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. Achieve your personal and professional goals with access to thousands of courses. Free to all Texas State students and employees.

    Virtual Etiquette Tips

    Check out this PowerPoint presentation for best-practices when interacting on a virtual platform. 

    TXST Career Guides

    Check out all of the Resources Career Services has to empower your career success. 

    Candid Careers

    The Candid Careers platform offers career advice direct from industry professionals through a robust video database of informational interviews helping you discover and explore career options. 

    A Walk Across Texas State Podcast

    Listen to bite-sized episodes hosted by Career Services as we talk with experts about topics to support your career development and offer helpful, real-tips to encourage you along the way. A Walk Across Texas State is available on:

  • "Currently Hiring" Updates and Live Feeds

    • The LinkedIn Article "Here's Who's Hiring" is updated frequently with companies actively hiring right now. 
    • Check out the Candor live feed of currently hiring employers along with companies issuing hiring freezes. 
    • Follow @hiring2020 on Twitter for a live feed of actively hiring employers.
  • Video Interview Guide

    Check out the Career Services Video Interview Quick Guide for tips and tricks to make your video interview a success.