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Welcome to the CAHSS Career Community!

Welcome to the CAHSS College Community! The competencies you will learn with a CAHSS education are in high demand with employers.  CAHSS programs teach students to LEARN HOW TO LEARN.  Graduates are in demand because they know how to dive into diverse sources of interdisciplinary information, synthesize big ideas, and communicate succinctly and persuasively. Employers want innovative thinkers who know how to learn on the job, so be sure to highlight these skills in your job-seeking materials. What is that, you say? You are not sure how to compile a professional resume for your job search? Sign up for the CAHSS College Community and fill that gap! – Dean Nancy LaGreca

Our team in the Career and Professional Development Center are excited about the numerous opportunities available to you.  We are here to partner with you as you DEFINE DISCOVER and DO for yourself.  Regardless of the career path you are choosing, we can help you get started and be successful on your professional journey.  Have fun exploring the many resources available to you!

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Your Complete Guide to Writing a Cover Letter (Plus Bonus Tips & Examples)

Ah yes, the familiar cycle: You sit down to write a cover letter, open a blank document, check your email, browse cover letter examples, do some chores, watch that cursor blink a few more times, and finally Google something like …

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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How to Answer: ‘What Motivates You?’ in a Job Interview

Getting asked, “What motivates you?” in a job interview opens you up to a lot of potential answers. Maybe you’re motivated by a job well done or the thought of a hot bath. While there’s nothing wrong with either (or …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship application is now available in Gateway on the OSRI website.

Applications are due March 20, 2023 and recipients will be announced at the awards ceremony for Research Showcase on April 18, 2023.

The Office of …

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach
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StMU Research Scholars Project

The StMU Research Scholars Project is a collaboration project of faculty and students at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas.  The project gives students at St. Mary’s University a real-world experience working to research, write, and publish scholarship in …

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach
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Common Questions Asked In An Interview and How to Answer Them

You’ve perfected your CV, applied to desirable jobs, and managed to secure an interview. It’s an exciting time, but also nerve-wracking. An interview is probably the first time you’ll meet your potential employer – whether that’s in person or virtually. You …

By Lindsey Kowalik
Lindsey Kowalik Senior Career Coach
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Phone
210-436-3102
Address

University Center, First Floor
One Camino Santa Maria
San Antonio, TX 78228

Center Hours

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T 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
W 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TH 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.