We strive to recognize and embrace the diverse backgrounds and cultures that our UNT students represent. Perhaps you are interested in seeking employment with a company dedicated to diversity within their hiring process. Or, you have developed a strong sense of identity in your culture and hope to incorporate this into the career of your choice. Whatever your particular circumstance, know that UNT is here to help you succeed in your studies and provide a welcoming and supportive environment for you.
In this video, Introduction to Diversity in the Workplace, representatives from recruiting organizations discuss some strategies for new professionals in the workplace to take advantage of existing DEI support services within organizations and strategies for personal advocacy as a new professional.
WHAT MAKES MULTICULTURAL STUDENTS SHINE
Employers seek to hire professionals who bring various perspectives and experiences into the workplace. Examine how your own experiences, culture, and background can be a valuable contribution to an organization. Consider some of the various communication factors that may present themselves between you and a potential employer.
The UNT Career Center is dedicated to supporting students from diverse backgrounds through career development, major exploration, and discovering fulfilling employment opportunities. The following resources include information to assist multicultural students with their job search and career planning.
Joaquin Soto, UNT alumnus, discusses his pathway to success and the help he received from the UNT Career Center plus the importance of networking.
Matthew Mendoza, UNT alumnus and first generation college student, talks about his career journey and encourages all students to align their career goals with their values.
SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR CAREER COACH OR INTERNSHIP SPECIALIST
Career path exploration, resume reviews, transferable skills identification, LinkedIn profiles, cover letters, networking, and practice interviews are just a few of the resources offered to you free of charge as a UNT student or alumni! Check out Schedule an Appointment to meet with your Career Coach or Internship Specialist.
Regular Hours: Appointments by phone, in-person, email and Zoom; Current students – Navigate; Alumni – Handshake. Drop-Ins: (no appointment) by phone and video - Navigate; In-person - Sage 280.(No Drop-ins on 10/27) I-9 Processing (appointment only) -Navigate.
The UNT Career Center encourages persons with disabilities to participate in our events and meet with our staff. If you anticipate needing an accommodation or have questions about accessibility, please call 940-565-2105 in advance of the event or your visit.