Practical Career Advice Videos from UNT Students and Alumni
In these videos, UNT students and alumni share their experiences and provide insight concerning their career journey.
Shawn Chin, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: BBA in Finance, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Shawn shares advice on the importance of networking. He also talks about how UNT Career Coaches and career fairs helped him find his current position at an accounting firm.
Vanessa Ellison, UNT Alumna, Degree program: MS in International Sustainable Tourism, College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
Vanessa shares how important internships and job shadow opportunities were in helping her decide on a career. She also discusses the resume assistance she received from the Career Center.
Landon Ellison, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: MEd in Higher Education, College of Education
Landon talks about how he determined the best major and career fit for himself. He also shares how working with a UNT Career Coach helped him with his resume and what he learned from his interview experiences.
Kenneth Nguyen, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: BBA in Accounting and BCIS, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Kenneth discusses the value of working with the UNT College of Business Career Center on his resume and interviewing skills, the benefits of joining a student organization, plus other career advice.
Charles Belin, UNT Student, Degree program: BBA in Marketing with a concentration in Professional Selling, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Charles completed internships with the Dallas Cowboys and Fidelity Investments. He discusses the importance of networking and encourages students to work with the UNT Career Center on their job search preparation.
Dr. Cliff Zintgraff, UNT Alumna, Degree program: PhD in Learning Technologies, College of Information
Dr. Zintgraff talks about his process for determining the best career fit for himself.
Matthew Rader, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: MA in Interaction Design, College of Visual Arts and Design
Matthew shares the strategies he used to conduct a successful job search including a review of his resume by a UNT Career Coach. He also talks about his decision to work for a startup company and what that experience is like.
William Seale, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: MBA in Strategic Management, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
William explains the value of networking and other strategies you can use when searching for a job. He also talks about the interviewing process and the benefits of working with a career coach at UNT.
Julian Placino, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: BBA in Marketing, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Julian discusses his career path and pivotal moments along the way including his experience as a student at UNT.
Matthew Mendoza, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: Biology with a minor in Chemistry, College of Science
Matthew shares his career journey and advises students to align their career goals with their values. He also talks about his campus involvement and the importance of successfully marketing transferable skills.
Fabian Centeno, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: BBA in Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Fabian talks about the importance of networking and how it helped him find an internship at BNSF, his student leadership experience, and the value of mock interviews and business cards provided by the UNT Career Center.
Gabriel Mireles, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: BBA in Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Management, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Gabriel discusses what has contributed to his success including an internship, student organization and leadership experience, and taking advantage of the programs provided by the UNT Career Center.
Jesse Jines, UNT Alumnus, Degree Program: Media Arts, College of Liberal Arts and Social Science
Jesse advises students to get involved in networking activities. He discusses how his internship helped with networking and how he found his internship with the Ticket radio station.
Venson Herron, Veteran and UNT Alumnus, Degree program: Emergency Administration and Planning, College of Health and Public Service
Venson talks about his military experience and what he did to prepare for his future career while he was a student at UNT.
Joaquin Soto, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: Visual Art Studies, College of Visual Arts & Design
Joaquin discusses his pathway to success and the help he received from the UNT Career Center. He also talks about the importance of networking.
Pyry (Alex) Kartunnen, UNT Student, Degree program: Chemistry, College of Science
Pyry (Alex) shares information about his internship experience including how he selected the internship and the interview process. He also discusses the value of belonging to student and professional organizations and the practical advice he received from working with his Career Coach at UNT.
Gerardo Castillo, UNT Alumnus, Degree program: Biochemistry, College of Science
Gerardo discusses the leadership skills he learned through his involvement in student organizations and the benefit of internships and other work experiences. He also talks about the value he received from working with his UNT career coach when making a recent career transition.
Simone Carter, UNT Alumna, Degree program: Journalism with a concentration in Digital and Print Journalism, Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism
Simone explains how her internships helped her determine her career path and secure a post-graduation position.
Huda Nahas, UNT Alumna, Degree program: MBA – Business Analytics, G. Brint Ryan College of Business
Huda discusses the benefits of completing an internship, how she found her internship with Frito-Lay, the interview process, and the value of working with a UNT Career Coach.