The UNT Career Center provides a full range of services to support students and alumni at all points along the employment path, from their freshman year to post-graduation. Career Coaches (on the right below) are assigned to specific populations and are available for one-on-one career advisement. They can help you Discover Your Path, Explore Majors and Careers, Gain Experience, and Achieve Your Goals.
The Career Center offers career planning workshops, job shadowing opportunities, resume writing assistance, mock interviews, and help with job search strategies. Special events such as career fairs and industry receptions provide the opportunity to interact with employers and network with professionals. Handshake, UNT’s online job posting system, provides access to part-time and full-time employment opportunities.
Welcome to the College of Science Career Community!
I am thrilled you are joining our community of outstanding scientists, teachers, researchers, doctors, and other professionals who have had a UNT science education and now work around the globe! Whether you are pursuing a degree in life sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, or mathematical sciences, you are well prepared for a variety of exciting jobs and careers. The knowledge and skills you gained through your study will open up a whole world of opportunities, and your passions to help people and improve lives will take you to any height you want to reach. This website is an excellent resource to help you explore your possible future and ensure your success.
On this site, you will find helpful information about the College of Science Career Coach, tailored jobs and job search tools, and corporates and organizations looking to recruit talents like you. You can also learn more about the Career Center and all of the resources they have available to prepare you for your selected career path. I encourage you to explore this site and come back often to everything it has to offer. Please let me know if there is anything we can do to make our service better for you. Your success is our success!
Su Gao, Dean of the College of Science
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.
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.
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.
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE INTERNSHIP SUCCESS STORY – UNT Chemistry Sophomore Pyry Karttunen recently landed an incredible fall internship with Addison-based biotech company Reata Pharmaceuticals (https://www.linkedin.com/company/reatapharma/). Pyry worked with his College of Science career coach to polish his resume and cover letter, identify networking opportunities for internships, and was able to land a great internship with Reata based on an email introduction from his coach. Congratulations Pyry and thank you, Reata, for giving a UNT student this great opportunity!
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.
Regular Hours: Appointments by phone, in-person, email and Zoom; Current students –Navigate; Alumni – Handshake. Quick Chats: (no appointment) by phone and Zoom - Navigate; In-person - Sage 202. 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.