Welcome to the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism Community!
If you are a people person—CMHT is the place for you!
We are a college centered on the world’s largest consumer focused industries—hospitality, tourism, merchandising, digital retailing and event management. Everything we do in our college is relevant to preparing you to be leaders in careers that focus on the customer-experience. Our caring faculty are committed to ensure that you are prepared for a great career. You will become a creative problem solver and innovator that is ready to land a career with world-class businesses that focus on providing memorable consumer experiences.
Graduates from our college have established successful careers throughout the world. Their jobs, their titles, and their career paths are each distinct, but the common thread that makes CMHT alums special is the preparedness for leadership and innovation. Literally, there are millions of job opportunities throughout the world, all focused on people. A little known secret is that these jobs have the potential of quickly earning six figure income. When you commit to a career in merchandising, hospitality or tourism…you commit to a fun and engaging future that is both personally and professionally gratifying. A world of opportunities await!
Jana Hawley, Dean of the College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
Services Offered by the Career Center
We encourage you to explore the resources and services the Career Center has to offer, attend an upcoming career event, and schedule an appointment with your Career Coach.
DISCOVER YOUR PATH
As you begin considering options for your future career, the career assessment tools and other resources presented here are designed to help you:
- Identify your interests, values, personality, and skills.
- Understand how your unique set of attributes can impact your success and satisfaction in various career options and work environments.
- Differentiate yourself from others by developing your personal brand statement.
- Recognize the competencies and skills employers seek when hiring employees.
IDENTIFY YOUR SKILLS & INTERESTS || BE CAREER READY
EXPLORE MAJORS AND CAREERS
If you’re in the process of choosing a major or want to confirm you’re in the right major, it’s important to understand the relationship between the many majors available at UNT and the vast career opportunities that exist. In addition, you can gain valuable knowledge and experience in a potential career field by participating in job shadowing programs, completing an internship and connecting with career professionals.
EXPLORE MAJORS || EXPLORE CAREERS
Employers value students with real-world work experience, and research shows that students who complete an internship or other type of experience receive a greater number of job offers and a higher starting salary when they graduate. Multiple opportunities exist for gaining real-world experience and adding valuable skills to your resume while completing your degree.
INTERNSHIPS || OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIENCE
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
In order to launch a successful job search and achieve your goals, there are several steps you must take in advance. The resources and tools presented here will help you create a strong resume, prepare to interview, and develop a strategy to connect with employers. In addition, be sure to meet with your Career Coach for major-specific advice. Your Career Coach can review your resume and provide suggestions, help you develop effective responses to common interview questions, and assist you with personalizing your networking and job search strategy.
JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES || CONNECT WITH EMPLOYERS
RESUME & OTHER CORRESPONDENCE || INTERVIEW PREP
VIRTUAL CAREER SERVICES
All UNT students and alumni have access to virtual services and opportunities through the Career Center to assist in achieving their career goals. Check out our Virtual Career Center Services for Students!